Connecticut GIS User to User Network

Coffee, Donuts and GIS

A half-day presentation on the basics of GIS with presentations from Connecticut GIS professionals on applications, data, hardware, software and people. 

There will be breakout sessions with hands-on demonstrations in five application areas: 

  • Environment,

  • Urban and Regional Planning,

  • Municipal Information Technology,

  • K-12 Education and

  • Non-Profits.

Who Should Attend:  Members and staff of organizations with some interest in but not much knowledge of GIS. This is for beginners.

 

Where:  Central Connecticut State University
When:  Saturday April 2, 2011  8:30-12:30

 

Coffee, Donuts and GIS

Agenda

8:30-9:00

Registration (Coffee and Donuts)

 

9:00-9:05

Plans for the Morning (Thad Dymkowski - GIS Technician Town of Newington)

 

9:05-9:25

GIS Applications (Steve Anderson - Partner, Applied Geographics - Manchester)

presentation (pdf)

9:25-9:50

GIS Data (Rich Gallacher - GIS Coordinator - Town of Manchester)

presentation (pdf)

9:50-10:15

GIS Hardware and Software (Mark Goetz - NE Council of Governments)

presentation (pdf)

10:15-10:40

GIS People (John Harmon - CCSU Geography Emeritus)

presentation (pdf)

10:40-11:00

Getting to Breakout Sessions

 

11:00-12:15

Breakout Sessions

 

Environment (Dr. John E. Harmon)

link

Urban and Regional Planning (David Elder - GIS Coordinator Valley COG)

document (pdf)

K-12 Education (Jeff Dunn - UConn MAGIC)

presentation (pdf)

Non-Profits (Arrolll Borden)

link

Municipal IT (Scott Roberts - IT South Windsor)

presentation (pdf)