Northeast Indiana Geospatial Information Community

 

About NIGIC

The Northeast Indiana Geospatial Information Community (NIGIC) was formed in January 2008 as an unofficial association of GIS users in the Northeast Indiana region. Membership is open to all interested individuals.

Meeting Schedule

January 31, 2013
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Whitley County Government Center
(Basement Meeting Room)
Columbia City, IN  46725

April 25, 2013
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Noble County South Complex
(Dekko Room in Basement)
2090 N SR 9
Albion, IN  46701

July 25, 2013
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kosciusko County Justice Building (TENTATIVE)
121 N Lake ST
Warsaw, IN  46580
(Parking on 10th ST at bldg. rear, use rear entrance and go downstairs to meeting room)

October 24, 2013
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location to be determined

 

Objectives

  • Create a forum whereby GIS professionals and others interested in geospatial information may network with their peers to exchange ideas, techniques and experiences; to obtain advice about how geospatial information may be used to address the challenges they face; and/or to discuss opportunities for joint, inter-agency projects.
  • Establish a framework in which the various governmental units, academic institutions and private organizations of Northeastern Indiana may cooperate in the investigation, study, discussion and recommendation of improvements in geospatial information management.
  • Aid members in the development of a GIS and of GIS personnel within their agencies.
  • Provide a means whereby the membership’s opinions on geospatial issues affecting the Northeastern Indiana region can be presented as a unified professional voice to State government, to the Indiana Geographic Information Officer (GIO) and to the Indiana Geographic Information Council (IGIC).
  • Support the Indiana Geographic Information Council and legislation beneficial to the acquisition,improvement, maintenance, use and distribution of geospatial information in Northeastern Indiana.
  • Advance geospatial knowledge and practice through continuing education of GIS users, elected officials and the general public.

 

Documents

Charter

Meeting Minutes

April 29, 2010
January 28, 2010
October 29, 2009
July 7, 2009
April 30, 2009
January 29, 2009
October 30, 2008
July 31, 2008
April 24, 2008
January 31, 2008

Officers/Contacts

Steven Hook, President shook@nobleco.org
Dan Weigold, Vice President wcgis@whitleygov.com
Bill Holder, Secretary  bholder@kcgov.com

If you have questions about NIGIC or would like to be added to our contact list, please e-mail Bill Holder bholder@kcgov.com or call 574.372.2485.