The Columbia Regional Geospatial Service Center, Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University, SCAUG, ETUG, Texas View, USDA Forest Service, Texas Forest Service and the Texas Forestry Association are pleased to announce a Geospatial Gathering to be held on the SFASU campus January 26-30, 2010. The conference will bring together GIS professionals, educators, public safety officials, economic development groups and natural resource manager to discuss advancements in: Geospatial Applications and Issues.
The conference program can be downloaded here
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Key Note Speaker
Jim Scott, Director of Texas Natural Resources Information Systems
Call for Papers
Oral presentations will be limited to 15 (fifteen) minutes followed by 3-5 minutes of questions. Panels and thematic organized sessions are welcome. Please submit a 150-word abstract for paper via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
. Submit abstracts by December 11, 2009. Please express needs for any special equipment.
Cartography in Geospatial Products
Public Safety Applications
Economic Development Issues
Natural and Cultural Resource Management Applications
The conference also will host a poster competition. Entries will be evaluated and the top three posters will recognized at the Thursday Luncheon. Poster size will be limited to 36” x 48.” Submit poster abstract by December 11, 2009.
Technical workshops include Advanced ArcPad, Geocoding in ArcGIS 9.3, Weather Mash-ups and Introduction to Plume Modeling and a GISP certification overview will be held.
Introduction to Remote Sensing sponsored by TexasView
January 26-30, 2009
The Stephen F. Austin State University Campus
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$50 includes lunch both days and dinner on Wednesday evening (with a bit of a social thrown in afterwards).
The preferred method of registration is to register online (vendors register via seperate link under "Vendors" section below):
If, however, you are not able to pay with a credit card, you may download the following form, print it, fill it out, and mail it to the address on the form:
Offline Registration Form
Call for Presentations
Oral presentations will be limited to 15 minutes followed by 3-5 minutes of questions. If needed, a longer time frame can be given with advanced notice. Please submit an 150 word abstract paper or poster via email to: email@example.com
. Please note if you have needs for any special equipment.
Submit your map/poster to be entered into the poster competition at registration. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three posters.
Vendor sponsorship is available at three levels:
Platinum ($500) which provides recognition in the conference flyer, a vendor booth, conference registration for one individual and recognition for support of the social.
Gold sponsorship ($300) which will provide recognition in the conference flyer, a vendor booth and registration for one individual.
Silver sponsorship ($200) which will provide recognition in the conference flyer and one conference registration.
Vendors may register online here:
Contact any of the following people:
Darrel L. McDonald
Assistant Director E/T
Geospatial Trainer I
Justin Cure, GISP
City of Longview