Connecticut GIS User to User Network

Network Quarterly Meeting

December 5th, 2005

9 am, MDC Training Center, 125 Maxim Rd. Hartford (site of many previous U2U meetings).
Directions available at: http://www.themdc.com/trainingcenter.htm

Agenda

The Network meeting will consist of number of presentations from software developers and companies that offer specialized data products or services.  This should be an interesting meeting with lots of information and ideas for all types of GIS users and organizations.  Plan to attend, listen to the presentations and ask lots of questions. 

8:30

Training Center opens – network with your colleagues

9:00-9:05

Greetings, announcements

9:05-9:35

ERMapper, George Davis – will discuss ERMapper’s Image Web Server software and will demonstrate how it can be used to serve large image datasets over the Internet.  Of particular interest to the Network, he will demonstrate using Connecticut’s 2004 digital ortho imagery which has just been received in its entirety at ConnDOT.

9:35-10:05

Autodesk, George Bramhall, Strategic Account Executive - State and Local Government Infrastructure, and Chris Knights, MSAG Data Consultants, Inc., an Autodesk business partner, will discuss applications developed for municipalities.

10:05-11:35

ESRI, Laura Cadmus and Sam Berg – will discuss and demo ESRI’s Enterprise GIS

10:35-10:50

Break

10:50-11:20

Media Ventures Inc., Ms. Tracy Persson, Senior Vice President, and Mr. Daryl Scott, Cartographer, will demonstrate the use of Avenza MAPublisher and Adobe Illustrator in the creation of high quality maps at Media Ventures, Inc.  Media Ventures, Inc. is a custom publishing company located in Norwalk, CT.

11:20-11:50

Pictometry International, Jo Ann Clemens, New England District Manager.

11:50–12:20

MapInfo, Greg Donahue, Senior Marketing Manager

12:20–12:30

Wrap up/comments