2017 Board Election Information

It’s time to start thinking about the 2017 Georgia URISA Board – and we want you. 

We have 3 position open.

  • Events {Conference and Workshop} Chair – Two-Year Term {2017-2018} – Organizes Low-Cost Workshop every other year. Serves as Head of Conference Committee for the biennial Georgia Geospatial Conference.

 

  • Corporate Sponsors Chair – Two-Year Term {2017-2018} – Contact businesses that are in align with Georgia URISA objectives and encourage them to become corporate sponsors. Include Corporate Logos on the pre luncheon slide show at Georgia URISA Luncheons and keep up with the thumb drive of the slideshow. Organize who gets the Corporate Sponsor spot light/intro talk for each Georgia URISA Luncheon. Uploads Corporate Sponsor logos up on the Georgia URISA website.

 

  • Webmaster – One-Year Term {2017} – Responsible for maintaining the Georgia URISA website and related social media sites {Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn}. Helps with the collection of money for luncheons and events through the Georgia URISA website. Ensures that the Georgia URISA website is up and running. Assist in making technical decisions and helps with any technical issues that arises. This position also allows you to add anything you want to the website – like this sentence. No one told me to put it here – I just did it. It’s a pretty powerful position if I may say so myself.

 

Email IPP@gaurisa.org for more information!

Luncheon November 8th 2016

Expanding Georgia’s LiDAR Footprint”

Speaker Name: Jimmy Nolan

Speaker Bio: Mr. Nolan began working with GIS in 1994 when he was the chief appraiser for Morgan County. In 1999 Jimmy went to work as the GIS specialist for the Georgia Department of Revenue. In 2001 he became the local government project manager for the Information Technology Services division of the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia. Since joining ITOS he has been instrumental in helping develop GIS in approximately 50 counties and has worked with local officials in many more counties and cities to enhance data or provide advice and training. Jimmy is the Cadastral Coordinator for the state of Georgia and was on the Federal Geographic Data Committee technical working group that developed the parcel data content standards for the eastern 31 states. He is the immediate past chairman of the Georgia GIS coordinating committee and a former Ga. URISA board member. He has extensive knowledge of how Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal systems model property values and how the data used in these models is organized as well as how these systems integrate with GIS.

Presentation Summary: The presentation will cover:

current initiatives
upcoming LiDAR acquisition projects
coordination between multiple agencies at all levels of government
the 3DEP grant application that the state has submitted.

Additional Information:

Join WebEx meeting
Meeting number (access code): 927 999 105
Meeting password: URISA

Join by phone
+1-855-282-6330 US TOLL FREE
+1-415-655-0003 US TOLL
Location:
Hexagon Geospatial
5051 Peachtree Corners Circle
Norcross, GA 30092 USA

MAGS Social Event – October 2016

Location: Vickery’s

  • 933 Garrett St. #101,
  • Atlanta, GA

 

We’ll be at Vickery’s in Glenwood Park this month. Come join us for burgers & bocce on Thursday, 10/20. Free parking is available but can be a pain, so please consider ridesharing or MARTA (#74).

Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/geospatial/events/234717490/?rv=ea1