Author: Ponak, Kristen

Save the date! May 10th- 2024

Please mark this on your calendar to attend the upcoming meeting of the Connecticut GIS Network!

WHEN: May 10, 2024


WHERE: MDC Training Center, 125 Maxim Road, Hartford, CT


CT GIS Network’s 2023 Spring Seminar 2023

CT GIS Network’s 2023 Spring Seminar 2023

Where: CTDOT Conference Room A & B. 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT 06111

When: Wednesday May 10, 2023 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Registration Required. Register by Wednesday May 9th.

Virtual Option:


08:30 – 09:00     Networking Social Time

09:00 – 09:30     State GIS Update. Alfredo Herrera – OPM

09:30 – 10:00     Enterprise GIS & Vegetation Management. Elizabeth Congo and Jennifer Petrario – CTDOT

10:00 – 10:30      CTDOT Sidewalk Digitization. Aaron Nash – UConn

10:30 – 10:45     Break. Quick Election.

10:45 – 11:15      CT Geospatial Strategic 5-year plan. Carl Zimmerman – OPM

11:15 – 11:45      Capture Solutions and Integration of Indoor Mapping in ESRI Platform. Christopher Zmijewski – SAM, LLC

11:45 – 12:00     Steering Meeting

*There may be slight modifications to titles or time slots as we continue to finalize.

Looking forward to seeing you at the CTDOT offices!

CT DEEP GIS Open Data Site

DEEP has finally launched  the state’s first GIS Open Data site. This open data site is the first agency hub site that will be tied into a statewide GeoHub for all agencies, as well as the State’s Open Data portal. Stuart DeLand and Bill Toussaint were instrumental in getting the DEEP Open Data site launched.  This site will replace the legacy DEEP GIS Data Download page effective October 1. You can view the new DEEP GIS Open Data site here:


Calling all GIS Artists!

The CT GIS Network is hosting a logo design contest!

Our website (, and our social media pages could use a logo that will identify us as a professional organization.  We don’t have specific design criteria, only those that make sense (ie: State of CT outline, not California 😊)

Format: High Resolution (600dpi) .esp/.jpg/.png  in both color and black and white versions. Backgrounds should be transparent.

Submission Deadline: October 31, 2019

The winner/ and the reveal will be announced at GIS Day 2019 held at Eastern CT State University, and announced/credited on our website and social media.

Please send submissions to Aaron Nash,

CT GIS Meeting- Free ArcGIS User Seminar- June 13th

The Connecticut GIS Network would like to invite you to the second quarterly Network Meeting featuring a free ArcGIS User Seminar at Central Connecticut State University in the Willard-DiLoretto Lecture Hall 001 on THURSDAY June 13th, at 8:00am. The event is sponsored by the CCSU Office of Continuing Education. 


The meeting will begin with recent updates from the CT GIS User Network committees and then continue with the ESRI Seminar. This half-day seminar will cover the latest advancements with ArcGIS, give you some tips and tricks, and focus on ways to maximize the use of the technology. The seminar also includes several live demonstrations of many pieces of the platform. 


Due to room capacity, registration is required for this event. 


Free parking can be found in the Welte Parking Garage located at 30 Welte Drive, New Britain, CT, and the Student Center parking lot located at 105 Ella T. Grasso Blvd, New Britain, CT. Allow 15 minutes from parking to walk to Willard DiLoretto Lecture Hall.




Please SAVE THE DATE! The Connecticut GIS  User to User Network will hold its second quarterly meeting of 2019, on THURSDAY, June 13, 2019, on the Campus of Central Connecticut State University. The meeting will include the ESRI 2019 “Road Show” LIVE USER SEMINAR! Additional details to follow.