Connecticut GIS User to User Network

GIS and the 2010 U.S. Census

June 10, 2011
University of Connecticut Greater Hartford Campus
9am-12pm

From the Meeting

Presentations (pdf 5.6Mb)

Census Folder Handout (pdf 13.7Mb)

 

 

 

This meeting will focus on topics related to GIS and the 2010 U.S. Census and will feature presenters from the U.S. Census Boston Regional Office.

Can't Make it? Attend this meeting Virtually!

For those that are unable to attend this meeting in person, a live web stream from this meeting will be offered. If you are interested in attending this meeting virtually via a live web stream, please complete the following form so we can be sure to provide you a link to attend the meeting virtually: http://bit.ly/lHuOM9

 

GIS Tips and Tricks

We also want to encourage participants to bring a time save tip to share with the audience for our Tips and Tricks portion of the meeting. Tips can include scripts, toolbars, shortcuts, and other resources that have helped you with creating maps. If you have a tip or trick to share, please bring a few printouts for this meeting.

 

 

Where:  Information Technology Building Room 104 at the University of Connecticut Greater Hartford Campus.

Parking is available for free in the visitor lot at the corner of Asylum Ave and Trout Brook Drive in West Hartford, CT. Once on campus, the Information Technology Center is a short walk from the Parking Lot. The following link includes a campus map that includes details on each building: http://hartford.uconn.edu/map/campus.html

For Driving directions to the University of Connecticut Greater Hartford Campus, visit the following website: http://hartford.uconn.edu/map/

 

Agenda

9:00-9:15

Introductions

Connecticut GIS User to User Network Steering Committee

9:15-9:45

Locating 2010 Census Data using the New American FactFinder

Arthur Bakis, U.S. Census Boston Regional Office

9:45-10:00

Tips and Tricks

Connecticut GIS User to User Network Steering Committee

10:00-10:15

Networking

10:15-10:45

Using 2010 Shapefiles and Joining Data from the 2010 Census

Vincent Pito, U.S. Census Boston Regional Office

10:45-11:00

Break & Networking

11:00-11:45

American Community Survey and Comparing ACS with 2010 Census Data

Arthur Bakis, U.S. Census Boston Regional Office

11:45-12:00

Question and Answer Session