2014 Indiana GIS Conference: “Mapping a Difference”
- The 2014 Indiana GIS Conference will focus on how GIS mapping initiatives; from the small to the large, and from local, regional to statewide – are making a difference in our communities’ infrastructure, services, safety, health, economy, efficiencies and in our lives. The 2014 Indiana GIS Conference is slated for May 7 & 8, 2014 at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing, 8787 Keystone Crossing, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240, (317) 846-2700.
The conference schedule is posted and online conference registration is open at the updated IGIC website www.igic.org. Registration deadline is April 25, 2014. The Conference opens with our featured Keynote Speaker, Indiana’s Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann. The second Keynote Speaker, Jim Poyser, Executive Director of Earth Charter Indiana, will be featured at Wednesday’s lunch.
Over 60 presentations are scheduled with many hands-on workshops including working with LiDAR data, ArcGIS Online, social media integration with maps and GIS, near infra-red and DEM data use, open source GIS, and others. Networking and social events add to the conference with Birds-of-a-Feather, reception, and Ignite sessions.
About IGIC The Indiana Geographic Information Council (IGIC) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to lead the effective application of geographic information in Indiana. Our membership includes individuals from all levels of government, private industry, educational institutions and other nonprofit groups. Through our membership and elected board of directors, we strive to make a real difference in Indiana GIS – both for those who use it and those who benefit from it. It is our vision to provide modern, accurate, documented, and accessible geospatial information infrastructure for all of Indiana.