Thursday, 26 July 2012

ASPRS - Quarterly GISD Conference Call - August 3, 2012

GIS Division Meeting
Quarterly GISD Conference Call

Date: August 3rd 2012
Time: 12:00 pm EDT

Dial in Information: (712) 432-0175, Pass code 1022039#.

· Progress Report of the 2013 Plan.
·Summary of activities from the volunteers that staffed the ASPRS booth at ESRI conference.

Special Sessions

Spring 2013 (Baltimore)
o Geo-statistics (Special Session & Workshop) § Dr Melissa Rura § Dr Pierre Goovaerts § David Alvarez
o Location Based Services (LBS) session. § Dr Bandana Kar
o Big Data (Joint session with D&I committee) § David Alvarez
Fall 2013 (San Antonio)
o Disaster management/Response § Judd Muskat

Workshops /Webinar
o   A Soils/Hydrology TBD – David Alvarez
o   Geo-statistics  (Dr Pierre Goovaerts)
o   Web-Mapping  (TBD – Possible Dr. Tsou)

Other Activities
·Looking for volunteers to assist the lead (Dr Bill Hazelton) on the development of the document “the Best practices or guidelines on Datums”.
·Looking for volunteers that would represent the GISD and participate with other divisions or committees  (Lidar, Remote Sensing/Climate Change, D&I)
·Call for papers for the Special PE&RS Issue on Disaster Management Response is out.
·Looking for volunteers to assist with the judging of the awards that the GIS Division is responsible (ESRI Best paper, SAIC ….)

Ideas – Suggestions

Supporting Documents: The call for abstracts for the different sessions and the workshop descriptions are located in the link:
Abstracts for the Special Sessions are due August 20.

Hope you can join us!


David Alvarez
GIS Division Director
davidalvarez76 (at) gmail (dot) com

Matthew D. Dunbar, PhD
GIS Assistant Division Director
mddunbar (at) uw (dot) edu

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