IGIC GIS Education Survey Released

August 23, 2017, Indianapolis, IN:  The Indiana Geographic Information Council has released a membership survey of GIS training classes.   IGIC is partnering with the Indiana Geographic Information Office and with TeachMeGIS to expand the availability of GIS training opportunities in Indiana.   Responding to this short survey will help our IGIC Education Committee to: […]

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: How Data, Mapping Technologies Are Helping State, Local Oregon Agencies Prepare

State and local agencies in Oregon, where the solar eclipse will first reach the United States, have partnered for the past year to identify best uses for geospatial and mapping technology. Source: Total Solar Eclipse 2017: How Data, Mapping Technologies Are Helping State, Local Oregon Agencies Prepare

IGIC Webinar – Configurable GIS Web Applications with Opensource

Date / Time: Monday, August 14, 2017 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Time Zone Presented By: Ahmed Osman, General Manager Cartologic IGIC is pleased to have our newest Corporate Sponsor give this presentation on Open Source technology. Abstract:  Deploy GIS web applications with no coding. Build and deploy interactive maps, dashboards, data collection forms and […]

Why GIS? – IGIC’s 2018 Annual Indiana GIS Conference Theme

WHY GIS? GIS (Geographic Information System) gives us the Power of Digital Mapping. A GIS lets us visualize, question, analyze, and interpret data to understand relationships, patterns, and trends. … There is a growing interest in and awareness of the economic and strategic value of GIS. Source: Esri So Why GIS? Maps better than any other […]

IGIC’s 2017 Annual Indiana GIS Conference – FINAL Program

FINAL Conference Program and Schedule: IGIC’s Annual Indiana GIS Conference is less than one week away.  Our final conference Schedule and Program are available for download here: FINAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE [HERE] FULL CONFERENCE PROGRAM [HERE] CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS: Pre-Conference Events, Monday May 8th  (Afternoon and Evening Education, Networking & Social Activities for the early arrivers) IU Well […]

Indiana School for the Blind Prints Huge 3D Map Based on Indiana’s OpenTopography Lidar Data

Christopher Crosby, Geodetic Imaging & OpenTopography Project Manager shared this story as a nice example of the broader impacts of the Indiana Statewide lidar dataset and open data access via OpenTopography [LINK].        

IGIC Webinar – NextGen 911 and Geospatial Preparedness

DATE/TIME:  Thursday, March 23, 2017 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ABSTRACT:  Eighty percent of emergency calls come from a wireless device.  Public safety needed to change the way these calls are routed, and the need for better location information is evident.  The methods through which the public communicates with 9-1-1 has changed dramatically in the […]

Education Meeting Minutes 3/8/2017

Click here to read the minutes for the March 8 Education & Outreach meeting IGIC_Education_Committee_Minutes_030817

2017 Indiana Middle & High School ArcGIS Online Competition

“INDIANA’S PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE IN STORY MAPS” 2017 MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL ARCGIS ONLINE COMPETITION     THE NATIONAL COMPETITION Middle and high school students and their teachers across the U.S. are invited to explore their world and create interesting online maps about their home state. The ArcGIS Online US School Competition 2017 […]

IGIC’s 2017 Annual Indiana GIS Conference – Call for Abstracts

The month of May and our 2017 Annual Indiana GIS Conference will be here before know it, so please click on the link below TODAY and submit a presentation topic for this year’s event. Details:  Our 2017 GIS Conference will be held May 8th – 10th, 2017 at the Bloomington/Monroe County Convention Center.  On average 300 […]