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Hot Apps

  • February 08, 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Bend, OR


  • Special discounted rate for currently-enrolled students.

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HotApps is back!

What: 1-day Technical Symposium

When: Friday, February 8, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Where:  Father Luke's Room
McMenamins Old St Francis School
700 NW Bond St
Bend, Oregon

Who: Everyone interested in mapping and geospatial technologies

HotApps is a 1-day showcase of new and emerging Geo-enabled tools, apps, and hacks.  Organized by ORURISA, this year’s event will take place on Friday, February 8 in Bend.  Talented students and professionals from around the region will show what they’ve built and where they are taking their current projects, with the goal of coming together to learn from each other and push the envelope even farther.


Presentation Abstracts (final)
Deaver - Putting Your GIS on a Diet
Roberts/Kidd - Enterprise Upgrade & Survey Research Tool
Morganson - Esri Field App Integration
Kattenbacher - Fishbones for Fun and Profit
Gartrell - Geo Modeling Tool
Anderson - Oregon Geospatial Data Sharing
Campbell - Custom Web App Builder Widgets
Tarbet - Asset Management and Risk Analysis
Monteau - Public Land Agency GIS Stories
McAvoy - Monmouth GIS
Smith - Workforce Development App
Dalrymple - Perishable Data Collection w Field Apps
Campbell - My Story Tour
Glass - Missouri Outdoors Mobile App
Todd - Pesticide Application Record w Survey123
Skinner - Survey123 Scavenger Hunt


9:00  Welcome and logistics
9:15  Presentations Round 1 
11:30  Lunch (provided)
12:30  Presentations Round 2   
3:15  Wrap up (end at 3:30)  

If you'd like to remain in Bend after the symposium, join us for some fun!   These events are optional and not covered by registration.

3:30  Scavenger Hunt - Complete the quick Geo-enabled scavenger hunt in downtown Bend to find our post-event networking social.

9:30 am  Saturday - Snowshoeing at Swampy Lakes Sno-Park!  Bundle up and meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Mt Bachelor Park & Ride (1100 SW Simpson Ave) to carpool.  Sno-park permits and snowshoe rentals available at Mountain Supply.

Register online today to secure your attendance

Standard symposium registration is $25.  A discounted registration for students is available for $10.  Coffee and lunch will be provided.  

Build our community and share your work

Fill out this short form to submit a proposal for a presentation and share your insight into what’s happening in the world of Geo. Presentations should:

  • Demonstrate a GIS app, tool or technical hack
  • Expand or deepen knowledge about geo-enabled apps and tool development
  • Focus on lessons learned and tips that others can take home
  • Be no more than 20 minutes long and tightly focused on a key concept

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