The California Geographic Information Association (CGIA) kicks off 2020 with a brown bag speaker series that explores the role GIS plays in various types of organizations, how it is helping to achieve success, and why it should be a part of any strategic plan.
Join CGIA in this first webinar for a general member meeting to learn more about what CGIA is doing to promote GIS in California. We will also hear from Tamar Foster, Deputy Executive Director of the Little Hoover Commission about the findings of their recent report, “Mapping a Strategy for GIS.”
The webinar will be held Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, PST. Click here for more info and to RSVP.
The ArcGIS User Seminar is a free event that is designed to inspire and guide you to getting the most from your organization’s investment in ArcGIS products. Join ESRI for a full-day seminar with an afternoon workshop. Space is limited in the workshop. ESRI experts will teach users how to become more successful in their work by sharing solutions, reviewing new capabilities, discussing best practices, and building community.
An ArcGIS User Seminar will be offered on February 21 in Glendale. For more information and to register, click here.
Open Education Global (OEG), an international network for open education, recently announced Adam Dastrup, Professor of Geosciences at Salt Lake Community College (SLCC), won OEG’s prestigious Open Geography award. In 2014, Adam Dastrup started the Open Geography Education initiative as a way to provide educators with OER textbooks to students. The philosophy of the initiative is to provide open resources, products and services to anybody interested in learning about the earth, its places and the relationships between people and their environments.
In this webinar you will:
- Learn How the initiative began
- See Examples of Textbooks
- Explore implementation
The webinar will be today, Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM PST. Click here to register for the webinar.
ESRI is hosting a Fire Operations Technology Summit at their headquarters in Redlands on January 22-23, 2020.
The Fire Operations Technology Summit is a two-day exclusive event that will bring together fire operations chiefs from across the state and emerging technology partners servicing fire and EMS industries with the goal of improving daily operations and firefighter safety. Learn about real world tech being developed for the fire service of tomorrow and used by the fire service of today.
The summit is free, click here for more details and to register.
There is a California GIS Council Meeting today at 10 am. Agenda here. If you want to attend remotely, more info here.
Registration for the CalGIS 2020 conference in Long Beach next year is now open. Check out their website and register today!
GIS Day 2019 is almost upon us. If you have an event and want to get the word out, send an announcement request through the About page and I will get it posted right away.
Here is one for the City of Irvine. They are celebrating GIS Day on November 14.
The big one at LA County will happen on November 13.
GIS Day will be celebrated at a number of colleges like: Pierce College, CSUN, and USC.
Channel Islands Regional GIS Collaborative (CIRGIS) will have GIS Day on December 6 at Ventura College. The keynote speaker will be Michael Goodchild.
Also make sure to register your event on the GIS Day website.
Just a reminder that the ESRI Ocean and Atmospheric GIS Forum will be starting tomorrow.
In February and March 2020, you can enjoy the CalGIS conference, Geodesign Summit, and ESRI Developer Summit. Check out all conferences from the GIS/Mapping Conferences page.
ESRI will be holding an Ocean and Atmospheric GIS Forum at their headquarters in Redlands on Novermber 5-7, 2019. Check it out and register.
Interested in Deep Learning using ArcGIS tools? Sign up for this webinar, held October 1st, to learn more about how to implement Deep Learning tools in ArcGIS to perform analysis faster. Topics include Deep Learning in ArcGIS best practices, the Deep Learning tools, tips, and a deep dive into technical use cases. Sign up now!