Author: Cary Chadwick

CT GIS Day 2019 News!

Save the Date! Wednesday, November 13 is GIS Day, here in Connecticut and across the globe. This year, the CT GIS Network will be holding our annual event at Eastern CT State University (83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226). The event is free and open to the public and will begin at 8 AM and run until 3:00 PM, followed by Mappy Hour.  The planning committee is working hard to round out the agenda. Visit the CT GIS Day web page for the latest.

PLEASE REGISTER! Please, please RSVP to let us know you are planning on attending.

CT GIS Day 2018

CT GIS Day 2018 at the Hartford Public Library

Thank you for joining us on  Wednesday, November 14 at the Hartford Public Library for Connecticut GIS Day. The event was a huge success! The CT GIS Network wishes to congratulate the students of A.I. Prince Technical High School for winning the 2018 CT GIS Day People’s Choice Poster Award.

Lixsweth Garcia, Kendra Rodriguez, Jessica Rosario, Ashleigh Singh, and Danasia Smith are the 2018 CT GIS Day poster winners.
Event Photos (view additional photos)

Agenda Overview (see detailed agenda below)

9:45 AM – Registration and morning refreshments sponsored by Tighe & Bond
10 AM – Welcome address
10:15-12 PM – Morning Plenary
12-1:15 PM – Lunch in the city, Map My Foot Demo in CCC room  (view lunch map options)
1:15-3:15 PM – Afternoon presentations from GIS users
1-3:30 PM – Esri hands-on workshop (registration is required)
3:30 PM – NEURISA sponsored Mappy Hour at Arch Street Tavern
All day – poster session (please indicate poster entry on registration form)

View/Print Detailed Agenda

Presentations

Methods for Mapping Stormwater Infrastructure, Rebecca Talamini, AppGeo (PDF)

Contact Cary Chadwick (cary.chadwick@uconn.edu) if you have questions about GIS Day!

This event was sponsored by the CT GIS Network, University of Connecticut, Hartford, The Hartford Public Library, and the University of Connecticut Center for Land Use Education and Research. Refreshments sponsored by Tighe & Bond. Mappy Hour sponsored by NEURISA. Thank you Esri for participating!

Save the Date! September 13, Three Rivers Community College

Meeting News! Our next CT GIS Network meeting will be held on Friday, September 13  at Three Rivers Community College  (574 New London Turnpike, Norwich – Room B127) from 8:30am – 12:30pm.  Below is a detailed agenda.

8:30 – 9:00: Networking

9:00 – 9:15: Welcome/Introduction – Cityworks

9:15 – 9:35: Committee Updates

Standards – Mark Goetz, MetroCOG

Communications – Kristen Ponak, GEI

Education – Cary Chadwick, UConn CLEAR

Data Acquisition Advocacy – Erik Snowden, CRCOG

9:35 – 9:55: Geospatial Aspects of Semi – Urban Planning

Mark Comeau – Three Rivers Community College

9:55 – 10:15 Weather Analysis for Commercial Airlines

Patrick Burton – Three Rivers Community College

10:15 – 10:30: Break

10:30 – 11:15: Census New Data Search Engine

Ana-Maria Garcia – US Census

11:15 – 11:30: CT GIS Legislation Update

Mark Goetz – MetroCOG

11:30 – 12:15: MS4 -Calculating DCIA and Migrating to the new MS4 Data Standard

Zach Giron – MetroCOG

12:15 – 12:30: Education, Standards, Data Acquisition Advocacy & Communications Committee Breakout Sessions