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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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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)…

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NCGIS Registration Open!

Check out the conference website here! https://lnkd.in/ea9zEki Still need to get those ideas/proposals in? Deadline is 8/12/16 Go to https://lnkd.in/eNksHNU ************************CGIA Announcement*************** Question:  Where is the best place to be in February 2017 if you are involved in GIS in North Carolina or are interested in getting involved? Answer:  The North Carolina GIS Conference and…

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2017 NC GIS Conference- 2/22-24 2017! Save the dates & get your ideas submitted:)

The theme is “30 Rocks GIS!” as this is the Conference’s 30th anniversary. Please mark your calendars now for the 2017 NC GIS Conference, to be held at the Raleigh Convention Center, February 22-24!!  As in years past, Wednesday February 22nd will have CURISA workshops, and the 23rd-24th will be the actual conference. The Program Committee is now soliciting…

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Census Bureau to Host Webinar on New American Community Survey Five-Year Statistics 11/30!

CORRECTED LINK BELOW What: The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar today, Nov. 30, in advance of the Dec. 3 release of 2014 American Community Survey five-year statistics, which are based on data collected from 2010 to 2014. The webinar will show participants how to access the data, review block group-level data and provide…

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