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Incoming URISA President -Teresa Townsend of Raleigh, NC!

Teresa Townsend, CEO of Planning Communities and a Raleigh, NC native, began her term as URISA President at the GIS Pro conference in Jacksonville, FL October 23rd. Congrats Teresa! »

UAS Operations & Analytics Workshop, Oct. 4 – 6

Do you own a drone or plan to purchase one? Do you have drone imagery data but aren’t sure how to process them? Join the Center for Geospatial Analytics and NextGen Air Transportation at NC State University for a hands-on, three-day workshop on Unmanned Aerial Systems. Learn everything you need to know to buy, fly and efficiently use a drone for your business or organization, with hands-on t... »

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 ... »

12/6/16 @ 11AM – Open Source GIS Groups Lunch Meet-Up!

We will meet at Neomonde’s Market at 11AM. Everyone is welcome, lunch is on your on. Please let us know you are planning to attend so we can look for you:)   »

11/29/16-TAG Women in GIS Group Dinner Meet-up!

We will meet on 11/29/16 at the Cameron Bar & Grill from 5:30-7:30. RSVP to Kathi Cotney, 919.610-2181 Cameron Bar & Grill 2018 Clark Ave, Raleigh, NC 27605 cameronbarandgrill.com »

All You Need to Know about the New GIS&T Body of Knowledge-Webinar 10/28/16 by National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence

All You Need to Know about the New GIS&T Body of Knowledge Presented By: Dr. John Wilson, University of Southern California and Dr. Ola Ahlqvist October 26, 2016 2:00pm (ET) to 3:00pm (ET) Register here: http://www.geotechcenter.org/webinars-series.html Abstract: Did you ever wonder about the Knowledge Areas that contributed to the GISCI Core Technical Exam? Or were you curious about the legac... »

GRASS GIS meetup in Raleigh, Oct 1st!

Do you want to learn GRASS GIS? Do you want to use Python for geospatial processing? Or perhaps even share your workflow with others as a GRASS GIS addon module? Come to the next GRASS GIS Raleigh meetup which is planned for Saturday, October 1. We will meet at the Hunt library at NC State Centennial Campus at 1:30 PM. You are welcome to join any time during the afternoon. »

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 ... »

How to use RSS Feeds in Groups

FYI-For those of you who use RSS feeds: We have feeds for the group forums on TAG. You can copy the RSS link right into your Outlook application (click image for larger diagram of how to set this up), Feedly, Live Bookmarks, or whatever RSS reader you use. Then, when a meet-up/social event, or announcement  is posted via the group’s forum, you’ll get the feed right in your inbox.:) Any group membe... »

Job Board Links-All the places I search for new jobs

I posted the full list of websites on the TAG LinkedIN page. Here is the link. Just hit request to join if you are not already a member. »

FOSS4G NA 2016 – Poster & Map Session Details!

The Poster & Map Session submission details can be found here. https://2016.foss4g-na.org/posters »

FOSS4G NA Call for Proposals Early Bird Deadline – 2 weeks!

If you or your organization plan to submit a proposal for the upcoming FOSS4G NA conference in Raleigh, be aware the Early Bird deadline is approaching fast! Submit those proposals here. https://2016.foss4g-na.org/cfp »

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/... »

FOSS4G NA Conference coming to Raleigh May 2-5th! (Open Source GIS)

Just announced today, the FOSS4G conference will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center next May! The official conference. Here is some info: website: https://2016.foss4g-na.org/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/foss4gna, Hashtag is #FOSS4GNA There’s a few generic emails for questions linked at various points on the website: General: foss4g@locationtech.org Registration:registration@locationte... »

Call for Fall TAG presentations!

Please email me at kathi@spatialanalysis.com with your ideas for TAG presentations. We are already working towards an awesome presentation in October centered around ESRI’s Collector and the Open Source version of Collector. Need a few more.  Stay tuned for details! »

Google Hangouts TAG page

This is the Google Hangouts web page. If you are a member of TAG, add it to your Google+ circle and you will get the feed. This is the YouTube Channel for presentations. TAG Events that are marked as ‘having no physical location’ will be hosted via Google/YouTube.   »

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/ »

2/26-Efficient Public Safety Routing (National Alliance for Public Safety)

The National Alliance for Public Safety GIS Foundation and HERE are co-hosting a virtual training to provide the public safety and GIS community with training on how to use ArcGIS Online and HERE data to achieve more efficient routing for public safety.  This virtual training is a great opportunity for individuals that are new to the technical aspects of GIS for public safety and are seeking to de... »

TAG Group on LinkedIN Reminder!

Did you know that you can also join the TAG LinkedIn Group? Get announcements, show the badge on your profile. Start or comment on a discussion. Click here to find the group, and submit a request to join. »

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