INDIANAPOLIS, IN (May 4, 2017)—The Polis Center at IUPUI is pleased to announce that Sharon Kandris has been named Associate Director. In this role, she will lead center-wide initiatives, cultivate the development of new initiatives and project opportunities, expand community partnerships to further the Center’s mission, direct the community informatics area as a special focus […]

IGIC Launches Our First GoFundMe Campaign

January 17, 2017, Indianapolis, IN:  The Indiana Geographic Information Council ( a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is pleased to announce in conjunction with the 2017 Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyor’s (ISPLS) Convention we are launching a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for a Marion County Pilot Project to provide “IndianaMap Access to County Surveyor Data […]

IndianaMap ArcGIS online County Timeline Story Map Template

Overview: On December 11, 1816, President James Madison signed the act admitting Indiana to the Union, a date we now celebrate as Statehood Day. Indiana’s 2016 Bicentennial celebration aims to honor our state’s 200 years of history, and to do so in a modern way that engages all 6.5 million Hoosiers and leaves a lasting […]

Earth Observation Day 2016

Contributed by:  Larry Biehl   IndianaView Coordinator Purdue University   Earth Observation Day is Tuesday, October 11, 2016   Earth Observation Day (EOD) is a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education and outreach event sponsored by AmericaView to celebrate the Landsat mission ( and, a joint effort of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) […]

FGDC – National Geospatial Data Asset Address Theme

For immediate release: September 13, 2016                               Media contact: Molly Schar New Federal Focus on Address Data Can Save Lives, Safeguard Resources and Improve Public Services Adoption of Address Theme Lauded by National States Geographic Information Council (Washington, DC) – Yesterday’s announcement by the […]

IndianaMap It’s All About Location – BizVoice Magazine

By: John C. Steinmetz, Indiana State Geologist Emeritus and senior scientist with the Indiana Geological Survey at Indiana University- Bloomington. As GIS professionals we often take our statewide IndianaMap viewer and data resources for granted.  This article published in this month’s Indiana Chamber of Commerce BIZVOICE Magazine reminds us that we can all benefit from this unique resource, and that we need to continue […]

Report: States, cities put increased focus on GIS, IT consulting contracts in 2015

A new report from Onvia suggests that state and local agencies are increasingly handing out deals to guide GIS and IT modernization efforts. Source: Report: States, cities put increased focus on GIS, IT consulting contracts in 2015

2015 US Cnesus Population Estimates for Indiana

New Census Bureau Population Estimates Pinpoint Fastest-Growing Counties in Indiana March 24, 2016 ─ The U.S. Census Bureau reported today on where the heaviest population growth in Indiana was concentrated last year. The fastest-growing county in Indiana between July 1, 2014, and July 1, 2015, was Boone County, whose population rose 2.5 percent over the period. […]

U.S. GPO now using Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Access to GPO publications in the cloud, including some interesting geospatial resources. Source: PTFS Supports GPO’s Move to Cloud Technology

Seiler Instrument – What’s New MGIS Spring Showcase for 2016

The 2016 Mapping and GIS Product Showcase (MGIS) is being held at Seiler’s Indianapolis office on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 8:30 to Noon. At MGIS 2016, Seiler will introduce new products, software, while they share the latest Tips and Tricks and News for Mapping GIS Professionals.  Register today for this half day event – seating will be […]