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

URISA Election Results-Teresa Townsend new Board President-Elect!

Big congrats to TAG co-founder Teresa Townsend on her election as URISA Board President-Elect! You can see the full results here. “Teresa Townsend will serve as President-Elect for one year and her term as President will begin at the conclusion of the 2017 conference in Jacksonville, Florida. Teresa has previously served on the board (2011-2014) and is excited to rejoin the board in her new ... »

2015 ACS data released 9/15/16

Hi folks! The US Census Bureau have released the 2015 American Community Survey (ACS)  single-year detailed socioeconomic estimates.  ACS is a sample survey that releases estimates on a wide range of characteristics such as ancestry, language spoken at home, income, educational attainment, poverty, occupation, commuting, and more.  ACS releases single-year estimates for areas with populations over... »

URISA’s 2016 GIS and Health Symposium June 1-3, 2016 – Washington, DC

Mapping the Way to Healthy Communities June 1-3, 2016 – Washington, DC Follow the hashtag #GISHealth on Twitter The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), in partnership with the American Public Health Association (APHA), invite you to submit an abstract for the 2016 GIS and Health Symposium. The theme for this year’s Symposium is “Mapping the Way to Healthy Commun... »

First ever GISP exam has been scheduled!

Tripp Corbin, the newly elected president of URISA send this out earlier today. Two weeks remain in which to apply for the Inaugural Exam for the GISP to be offered in November! The exam will be offered on Nov 12-17 at PSI test centers across the US. This exam is currently only being offered in the US. For more details about the exam and to apply go to: https://www.gisci.org/News/NewsDetail/tabid/... »

URISA Election Deadline 8/20! Vote!

Please take some time to review the candidates and their qualifications, along with their ideas for moving URISA forward, and vote by 5:00 PM Pacific Time on Thursday, August 20. You have a very important responsibility … selecting the individuals who will represent you, and the organization overall, on the URISA Board of Directors. Following is the list of candidates for URISA President-Elect and... »

URISA Election Update!

Dear URISA Member: You have a very important responsibility … selecting the individuals who will represent you, and the organization overall, on the URISA Board of Directors. Following is the list of candidates for URISA President-Elect and for Directors on the Board. Those individuals who are elected will begin their three-year terms at the close of GIS-Pro 2015 in Spokane this October. FOR PRESI... »

GISCI Announces Changes to the GISP Certification Process

Here is the press release detailing the changes the Board has authorized that will start taking effect July 1 of this year. “Effective July 1, 2015, all professionals applying for their initial GISP certification will be required to take and pass the GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam, now being developed, in addition to meeting the current standards for certification via a portf... »

NC GIS Conference Schedule is LIVE!

Get the details on sessions, speakers and all the cool things that will be at the NC GIS Conference February 25-27th here. http://2015ncgisconference.sched.org/ »

GISP applications and renewals online!

GISCI is now taking GISP applications and renewals online through our new web site! www.gisci.org If you are an existing GISP, please contact GISCI at info@gisci.org for your existing log in information. We look forward to seeing you there! Bill Hodge GISP »

Duncan-Parnell FREE Webinar – Field data collection 12/10-2/11

Duncan-Parnell is presenting a webinar in a couple weeks.  It is going to cover a lot of different field collection options.  Registration is free.  Feel free to pass on to interested parties. Webinar – Field data collection for Esri® users There are several new solutions from ESRI and Trimble that allow easy field data collection and seamless integration back into your GIS geodatabase.  Whe... »

QGIS Training Tomorrow 11/18!

A reminder for TAG members – QGIS training is tomorrow! We’ve had good registration, but there are a few seats left, so it’s not to late! Register via the TAG website. Go to the context menu at the top of the TAG homepage, and click Events. Scroll down the page to register. You must be logged in to register. See you there! http://lnkd.in/di5DU_R »

URISA 2014 Board of Directors Election Results!

URISA is pleased to announce the results of its 2014 Board of Directors’ Election. Rebecca Somers will become President-Elect of the association and Valrie Grant, Kevin Mickey and Martin Roche will begin their terms as members of the Board of Directors, at the close of GIS-Pro 2014: URISA’s 52nd Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, September 8-11, 2014. To see more about the new boar... »

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 2014 Salary Survey Data Collection Period Opens

Source: URISA press release Published Tuesday, June 17, 2014 by Wendy Nelson The entire GIS community is asked to help develop an important profile of GIS professional activities and compensation by participating in the 2014 URISA GIS Salary Survey. URISA conducts a periodic comprehensive Salary Survey for GIS Professionals. The first Survey was conducted in 1998, with subsequent editions publishe... »

URISA Board Election – Vote by July 10th!

It’s time for the URISA Board Election. All votes must be submitted by July 10, 2014. Whose running?   (Hint: TAG Co-Founder is running for office) Get to know the candidates here. Ready to cast your ballot? Click here. You will need your URISA Member ID & your last name. Need a paper ballot? Contact Wendy Nelson at wnelson@urisa.org     »

GISP Certification Workshop 6/19/14 – New Bern

GISP Certification Workshop Who: The workshop will assist those wanting to apply for GISP certification or renew their certification. Please bring all documentation that you have to the workshop for review. When:Thursday, June 19, 2014 Where: New Bern Riverfront Convention Center, 203 South Front Street, New Bern, NC 28560 Schedule: 9:00 am – Onsite Registration Begins 10:00 am – Works... »

Three URISA Certified Workshops to be Presented Virtually

Published Tuesday, June 3, 2014 (URISA website) by Wendy Nelson URISA is pleased to announce the presentation of three of its Certified Workshops via instructor-led web-based training.  Normally full-day classroom sessions, each workshop has been re-packaged into three sections for presentation virtually without the travel expense and time away from work. The workshop content is thoroughly peer-re... »

Upcoming URISA Board Election

The next election is in June. Ballots will be coming your way direct from URISA by June 10th, and the deadline to vote will be July 10th. »

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