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 (retracements, splits, combinations, recombinations, redi... »

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 has been actively debating ... »

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, and a demonstrati... »

NCGIS Conference -Early Bird Rates Expire 1/24/17!

Taking place February 23-24, 2017 in Raleigh registration is NOW OPEN. We encourage you to register early since registration rates will increase on January 24. Here are a few conference highlights you might be interested in: Exhibits: With over 1000+ registrants from North Carolina and across the United States in 2015, the NC GIS Conference presents a tremendous opportunity to catch up with existi... »

NC AUG Fall Conference – September 20-22, 2017

2017 NCAUG Conference September 20-22, 2017 Courtyard Carolina Beach Oceanfront Carolina Beach, NC Save the Date!! The time has come start planning your trip to the 2017 NCAUG Conference in gorgeous Carolina Beach, NC! The conference will once again be held at the Courtyard Carolina Beach Oceanfront and booking is now open for hotel reservations. Rooms will fill up fast, so book early to guarantee... »

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 role in our profession, and you can get specific information about this... »

How to prepare to take the GIS PLS & Why I’m Doing It

How to prepare for the Mapping Sciences Exam As many of you may be aware, I’m preparing to take the two exams necessary to earn the GIS PLS in North Carolina. This article is not a debate (I have a lot of opinions, just as you may have), but the purpose is to assist those who have decided to pursue their own State Board Professional Certification. This is not a comprehensive guide, nor is any part... »

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