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In the NEWS ........

Southern Oregon GIS Users Group: On Friday March 20th, 2015, the Southern Oregon GIS Users Group met to discuss various web apps and mobile mapping applications local users have been working on.  There were five local users who volunteered to give presentations to the group. Links for available applications are included.

Lea Richards, GISP from the City of Ashland presented a Story Map called Historic Lithia Park Tour.

Rickey Fite from the City of Ashland presented two Web Apps called  City of Ashland Cemetery Map and Ashland Trails Map which is an unpublished map still in testing.

Karim Naguib from Jackson County presented the Web App called Survey Index Map.

Brady Smith, GISP  from Jackson County presented a Collector App called Watermaster Field Collection which is available on a secured site and not publicly available.

Desraye Assali from the BLM presented three field Collection Apps called  Dump Sites, Field Operations, and Culvert Failures which are available on a secured site and not publicly available. 

Report Card on the U.S. National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI): The Coalition of Geospatial Organizations (COGO) announces the release of its Report Card on the U.S. National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) that depicts the condition and performance of the nation’s geospatial “infrastructure” which includes surveyed, mapped and remotely-sensed information. The NSDI Report Card is in the familiar form of a school report card—assigning letter grades that are based on physical condition and needed investments for improvement.

2015 Undergraduate Geospatial Technology Skills Competition: The GeoTech Center and URISA are pleased to announce the 2015 Undergraduate Geospatial Technology Skills Competition! The intent of the competition is to showcase the geospatial technology skills of U.S. undergraduate students. Competing students will create a project that utilizes geospatial technology to address a real-world problem.




GIS in Action 2015

Registration is now open

The Washington and Oregon chapters of URISA and the Columbia River Region of the ASPRS invite you to join your colleagues at our combined 2015 Oregon and Washington GIS conference.  Workshops will be May 4 and the conference will be May 5 - 6 at the Hilton Vancouver Hotel and Conference Center in Vancouver, Washington. This will be a joint conference, combining the annual GIS in Action Conference (sponsored by Oregon URISA and the Columbia River Region of ASPRS) with the annual Washington GIS Conference (sponsored by Washington URISA). Our three organizations have joined together this year to host a single, combined conference that includes the best elements of these well-established conferences!

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Upcoming Events

May 04, 2015 • Hilton Vancouver Hotel and Conference Center
May 20, 2015 10:00 AM • Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry, 626 High St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
October 18, 2015 • Spokane, Washington

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