Spatial @ UCSB Conference

The Center for Spatial Studies at UCSB will be hosting its annual spatial@local2017 Poster and Plenary Session at Corwin Pavilion on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

This year the theme is Environmental Conflict Resolution in the Santa Barbara Channel and will feature speakers from NCEAS and the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.

You can participate in this event, either as poster submitters, or as attendees to the plenary and viewers of the posters. Although the session has a theme, posters on any topic that addresses spatial analysis will be accepted.

For more info and to RSVP, click here.

Palomar College Drone-Con 2017

Palomar College is having a free Drone Conference on July 7th.  Join Educators, GIS Analysts, Precision Agriculture Specialists, Civil Engineers, Surveying and Mapping Technicians, Utility and Construction Inspectors, Photographers and Videographers along with Law Enforcement Officials, Emergency Responders, and Search and Rescue Personnel at the forefront of incorporating the use of drones in a rapidly emerging job market.

The Drone Conference for Educators and Industry Professionals will feature hands-on learning sessions, demonstrations, vendor exhibits, and guest speakers from various industry sectors including the University of California system, SDG&E, and DJI among others. The day will conclude with a networking reception followed by an evening show at the state-of-the-art Palomar College Planetarium.

To register for this FREE conference and for more information, visit their website.

Space is limited to 120 registrants, so be sure to register soon!

SoCalGIS Meeting This Friday

Just a reminder that our SoCalGIS meeting will be this Friday, April 7th, from 10am to 12:30pm at Rio Hondo College in Whittier.  You will learn more about GIS at Rio Hondo College and expect a drone demo and demo of data processing tools!

Please register for the meeting here: https://goo.gl/WrNY0c

Parking is free in Lot A nearest to the footbridge crossing to the Career Technology building.  Directions will be emailed to you as well as the agenda and parking pass.  Make sure you register!

Here is a map of the campus.  Rio Hondo College, 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier, CA, 90601.

Tentative Agenda:

  • Welcome
  • 1Spatial – Demonstration of 1Integrate product
  • NorthSouth GIS – Demonstration of Enesgy product
  • Rio Hondo College GIS – Drone demonstration including workflow and processing using Pix4D

Any questions, contact Warren Roberts.