The Plenary Session at the 2023 ESRI Developer Summit kicked each day off with an inspiring deep dive into the entirety of the ArcGIS system, exploring spatial analytics, data science, and location services with expert-led app-building demonstrations.
Days one and two of the Plenary Session, as well as the customer keynotes, are now available to view. Check it out!
The Library of Congress will have a virtual introduction to the world’s largest map library, focusing on collections and resources accessible online from anywhere. Join the webinar to explore a treasure trove of maps, atlases, and cartographic resources followed by a Q&A session with a map librarian.
Each year, the American Public Works Association (APWA) membership votes on top trending technologies in public works, and for the fourth year in a row, GIS has been recognized for its integral role in all aspects of public works. Click below to read all about it!
The SCAG Scholarship Program offers a $4,000 scholarship award for seven high school seniors or community college students from the SCAG region (and potentially two additional scholarship awards that are not tied to a specific county but may be awarded at the Regional Council’s discretion). Recipients may also have the opportunity to meet with elected officials and practicing planners to learn more about careers in public service.
Nominations for the 2023 CGIA Awards are now open. Each year the California Geographic Information Association recognizes outstanding achievements in the GIS profession within California. CGIA awards are open to any person in the State of California. An award is an outstanding way of recognizing individuals and programs in the GIS community for their efforts in the education, implementation, and advancement of GIS.
URISA released the third edition of The GIS Management Handbook. The book is a comprehensive guide and reference to the field of GIS management. It provides practical information on the development, implementation, and operation of GIS programs and projects, for a full range of public sector, not-for-profit, and private sector organizations and companies. This book takes a practical approach providing clear descriptions of concepts, issues, and practices that may be used in operational to improve and maximize the efficiency of GIS programs and projects. The book comes in hardcover and digital versions.
The World Historical Gazetteer (WHG) is providing a collection of content and services that permit world historians, their students, and the general public to do spatial and temporal reasoning and visualization in a data rich environment at global and trans-regional scales. Check it out!