Registration Open for Fall 2017 Meeting

Registration is now open for the Spring 2017 Southern Maryland GIS user Group meeting on October 12th (9:30am – 12:30pm) at the Charlotte Hall Public Library

You can register on Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/southern-maryland-gis-user-group-meeting-tickets-38289120791

The agenda is evolving, but includes the following:

  • Welcome & opening comments: Erick Pate – Calvert County
  • MSGIC update: Erick Pate
  • Maryland GIO update: Lisa Lowe – Maryland GIO Office
  • St. Mary’s County updates: Eric Benson – St. Mary’s County
  • Developing a Cached Map Service from OpenStreetMap Data: Christian Zumstein – Zekiah Technologies, Inc.
  • EagleView Aerial Imagery Technology and Ultra High Resolution / Disaster Imagery: Eddie Starr,Joe Kochendarfer – EagleView-Pictometry
  • Calvert County Update: Lionell Sewell,  Danny Bauer – Calvert County
  • Closing remarks: Erick Pate
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Spring 2017 Agenda

The final agenda for tomorrow’s meeting is:

  • Introductions/Opening Remarks/What’s new with GIS at SMECO- Jeff Lagana (SMECO)
  • Maryland GIO Update – Lisa Lowe (Maryland DoIT)
  • MSGIC Executive Committee Update – Erick Pate (Calvert County)
  • Introduction to Business Analyst – Keith Swavely (Esri)
  • GIS Implementation at Maryland Rural Water Association – Erick Pate
  • Making the most of Parcels: Linking to other Datasets – Eric Benson (St. Mary’s County)

Thanks to SMECO for hosting and all of our speakers for presenting.

Maps, directions, and parking instructions can be found here.

We look forward to seeing you tomorrow.

Registration Open for Spring 2017 Meeting

Registration is now open for the Spring 2017 Southern Maryland GIS user Group meeting on May 18th (9am – noon) at the SMECO headquarters in Hughesville, MD.

You can register on Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/southern-maryland-gis-user-group-meeting-tickets-33344398995

The meeting agenda is:

  • Introductions/Opening Remarks/What’s new with GIS at SMECO- Jeff Lagana (SMECO)
  • Maryland GIO Update – Lisa Lowe (Maryland DoIT)
  • MSGIC Executive Committee Update – Erick Pate (Calvert County)
  • Introduction to Business Analyst – Keith Swavely (Esri)
  • GIS Implementation at Maryland Rural Water Association – Erick Pate
  • Making the most of Parcels: Linking to other Datasets – Eric Benson (St. Mary’s County)

Times and presentation order will be finalized my the day of the meeting.

Spring 2017 Meeting Announced

We are happy to announce that the Spring 2017 meeting of the Southern Maryland GIS User Group will be held on May 18, 2017 at the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) headquarters in Hughesville, Maryland.

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We will open up registration via EventBrite soon. Watch this space for registration and agenda information.

If you are interested in presenting at this meeting, please contact us at somdgeo@gmail.com

Fall 2016 Meeting and Agenda

We are excited to announce that the Fall 2016 meeting of the Southern Maryland GIS User Group will occur on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at the Calvert Library in Prince Frederick, Maryland.

The address of the library is 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick, MD 20678. The meeting will run from 9:30 AM to 12:00 noon.

The agenda includes:

  • 9:30 – 9:45 Introductions/Opening Remarks/What’s new with GIS in Calvert County- Erick Pate (Calvert County)
  • 9:45 – 10:00 NextGen 911 – Tony Rose (Charles County 911 Communications Center)
  • 10:00 – 10:30 Field Data Collection with Fulcrum- Jason Wheatley (Century Engineering)
  • 10:30 – 10:45 Break
  • 10:45 – 11:15 ESRI Training Opportunities/Vector Tiles- Andrew Falker (Esri)
  • 11:15 – 11:30 La Plata, Maryland’s Open Data Portal – Jeremy Hurlbutt (Town of La Plata)
  • 11:30 – 11:45 LocationTech: Business Friendly Advanced Open Source Geospatial Software – Thea Aldrich (Eclipse Foundation)
  • 11:45 – 12:00 State Update – Lisa Lowe (Maryland Geographic Information Office)

The agenda is still being finalized so be sure to check back for updates. Attendance, as always, is free, but we ask you to pre-register so we can plan for refreshments and seating.

You can register via EventBrite. We look forward to seeing you!