2023 ESRI Developer Summit videos

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!

Webinar: Geography and Map Virtual Orientation by LOC

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.

The webinar will be Feb 14, 2023 12:00 PM PST. Click here to register.

2023 SCAG Scholarship Program

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.

Click here for more info and to apply.

2023 CGIA Award Nominations

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.

For more information and to nominate someone, visit https://cgia.org/2022/12/nominations-for-the-2023-cgia-awards-are-now-open/

The deadline is January 23rd.

The GIS Management Handbook

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.