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GICC Working Group Formed

If you work in GIS and are not scheduled for your retirement party-you should be paying attention. Important things are happening. If you are scratching your head, wondering ‘Who is the GICC? What’s a GICC Working Group? Why should I care?’ You can go here to find out more information about the GICC and their…

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GIS Salary Information Sources

Recently there have been a couple folks asking about GIS Salary information sources on the NC GIS List Serve. I thought I might post some of the sources I know about for information about GIS Salary ranges. Keep in mind that salaries will vary from state to state. http://www.gisjobs.com/survey/ http://www.gislounge.com/gis-salary-results/ http://www1.salary.com/GIS-Analyst-I-Salary.html http://www.urisa.org/clientuploads/directory/Documents/Books%20and%20Quick%20Study/OverallFindings11.pdf URISA is also…

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GISCorps- #GivingTuesday

Consider supporting URISA’s GISCorps on this #GivingTuesday. Make a tax-deductible contribution and/or complete the application to become a volunteer today. URISA’s GISCorps, founded in 2003, provides volunteer GIS support for underdeveloped countries and supports disaster recovery efforts. GISCorps supports humanitarian relief, emergency response, health and education, local capacity building, and community development. Donations support outreach efforts,…

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NC SOS – Fall Plat Review Workshop Registration\Locations

Registration is now available for all 5 Fall Plat Review Workshop Locations Fall Plat Review Workshops Details about the workshops as well as registration links are posted to the NCPMA Website News Blog at the link above. These 4-hour Land Records Workshops focus on the Plat Review Process as well as survey implications on the Cadastre…

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GIS in Transit National Conference- Washington, DC

Don’t forget to sign up for the upcoming GIS and Transit National Conference!!! The National Center for Transit Research (NCTR), Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) are hosting the 10th National GIS in Transit Conference,  September 6-8, 2017 in Washington, DC!  www.urisa.org/transitgis Need professional GIS and/or AICP credits?…

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URISA Opposes the Current Version of the Geospatial Data Act of 2017-URISA writes position paper 7/5/2017

“Geospatial Data Act of 2017 (S.1253). Part of URISA’s mandate is to protect, promote and grow the GIS profession. And that includes monitoring and reacting to any possible negative impacts to our members’ livelihood.  There has been quite a bit of dialogue recently about the Geospatial Data Act of 2017 (S.1253). URISA’s Policy Advisory Committee…

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FREE Census Webinar: Understanding American Community Survey (ACS) 4/13/17 (2-3PM)

The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey that generates estimates on social, economic, housing, and demographic topics. Data users can access these estimates down to neighborhood level (tract and block group) using the American FactFinder. This presentation will cover background information about the ACS, an explanation of the ACS methodology, datasets and topics,…

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GISP Certification Workshop 5/18/2017 (APWA-NC Technology Division Board)

The APWA-NC Technology Division Board is putting a GISP workshop on next month and registration is now open. The GISP Certification Workshop Thursday, May 18, 2017 Cary, NC $40 APWA Members $50 Non-Members Includes Lunch Register online at http://northcarolina.apwa.net/EventDetails/11550 Cancellation Policy/Refunds http://northcarolina.apwa.net/PageDetails/8207 Questions? Contact Andrew Shore, Email : ashore@ci.burlington.nc.us, Phone : (336) 222-5103

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GIS-Pro 2017 CFP – Deadline: March 10, 2017

GIS-Pro 2017: URISA’s 55th Annual Conference October 23-26, 2017 Jacksonville, Florida Abstract Submission Deadline: March 10, 2017 The GIS-Pro 2017 Conference Committee invites your presentation proposals for our conference in Jacksonville. The conference will bring together an international audience of your GIS peers to present, discuss, analyze, and share their experiences, insights, and solutions. Help…

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GIS in Transit Conference, September 6-8, 2017, in Washington, DC.

  The National Center for Transit Research, URISA and the Transportation Research Board are jointly sponsoring the 10th National GIS in Transit Conference, September 6-8, 2017, in Washington, DC. Martin Catala, Director of the Advanced Geo-Spatial & Informatics Lab at the Center for Urban Transportation Research, encourages transit and GIS professionals to share their research,…

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