You’re invited ……. to the fourth annual CGIA GeoSummit at UC Merced on Friday, March 14th, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm in the California Room.
“GIS…integrating your community, world, life – The Application of GIS”
As part of CGIA’s outreach initiative, we have again partnered with UC Merced to present a day filled with amazing speakers on the application of GIS. This event brings together state and regional GIS experts, educators, graduate students, and faculty using GIS in their research, in addition to community members with an interest in GIS. This year’s event features speakers from all walks of GIS to share their work and research using the latest in GIS technology to understand and address local, regional, and statewide concerns. Speakersthis year include:
- Keynote Speaker: Paul Doherty, ESRI, Disaster Response Program
- Scott Gregory, GIO, State of California
- Harold Feinberg, DOT, State of California
- Jared Rutledge, Fresno County Epidemiologist
- Sonja Thiede, Resource Analyst, Kings River Conservation District
- Jeff Orton, GIS Coordinator, Paramount Citrus
- Laurie Maak, Green 360
- John Minkler, ACEL Charter School
In addition to the speakers, we are having a map gallery and encourage attendees to bring maps for display. At the end of the event there will be tours of the new UC Merced Spatial Analysis and Research Center lab (SpARC).
This is a great day to spend at the beautiful UC Merced campus, all about GIS. So whether you are new to GIS, would like to learn more about it and how it affects you, or a seasoned practitioner, this is a great event to attend. We hope you will join us.
Admission is free, registration is required, lunch is included, and parking costs $6.00 for the day. For further information please contact: RuthAnne Harbison at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to UC Merced, CGIA would like to thank the following co-sponsors: the City of Merced,
CentralCal URISA, NorCal URISA ,ReCCES, HSRI, The Blum Center, UC Merced SNRI, ESRI, and SpARC.
Please register at: http://communityresearch.ucmerced.edu/events/upcoming-events