Connecticut GIS User to User Network

May 31, 2001 Meeting

Agenda

The Program Committee anticipates that this meeting will bring people to the "same data sharing page" so we can start the more detailed discussions/process regarding data sharing in CT.

 

8:30-9:00

Arrival and Socializing

9:00-9:15

General announcements and committee reports

9:15-9:55

Cavan Capps: Chief of the Survey Modernization Programming Branch, Demographic Surveys Division, Bureau of the Census

9:55-10:00

Break

10:00-10:40

Bruce Oswald: Chair of New York State GIS Coordinating Body and directly involved with the NY GIS Clearing House

10:40-10:45

Break

10:45-11:25

Patrick McGlamery: Map Librarian University of Connecticut and the person responsible for MAGIC

11:25-12:00

Panel discussion/Moderated question and answer

12:00-12:30

Break out groups on issues with data sharing (Same group structure as last time)

12:30-12:45

Summarize break out groups and the day

12:55-1:30

Regional Planning Agencies Meeting

 

Each speaker will give up to a 35 minute presentation with the remaining time for questions.

 

Two out-of-state guest speakers will present:

Cavan Capps: Chief of the Survey Modernization Programming Branch, Demographic Surveys Division, Bureau of the Census. He and his staff have developed several large successful systems over the past five years. These systems were designed to support on-line data exploration and extraction through the web. His current project is DataFerret which brings together many different data sources in a coherent interface.

http://dataferrett.census.gov/

 

Bruce Oswald: Director, NY State Center for Geographic Information

http://www.nysgis.state.ny.us/

http://www.ctg.albany.edu/projects/gis/gismenu.html

 

There will be plenty of opportunity for discussion as we try to get CT data sharing coordinated among the different user groups.

BE THERE!