Sean Fernandez named NGS Geodetic Coordinator for Utah

Sean Fernandez, Utah Automated Geographic Reference Center (AGRC), and Bill Stone, NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS), are pleased to announce that Sean is now serving as the NGS Geodetic Coordinator for Utah. In this voluntary role (in addition to his day-to-day AGRC responsibilities), Sean will assist Bill, the NGS Southwest Region (UT, AZ, NM) Geodetic Advisor, with various aspects of outreach and interface between Utah’s geospatial community and NGS. The volunteer State Geodetic Coordinator program augments the NGS Regional Geodetic Advisor program by providing a single point of contact within participating states to assist in supporting users of the National Spatial Reference System. For further information, including full contact information for Sean and Bill, see: https://geodesy.noaa.gov/ADVISORS/index.shtml. Feel free to direct any questions to Sean (sfernandez@utah.gov) and/or Bill (william.stone@noaa.gov).

Utah Geographic Alliance 2016 Summer Community Mapping Workshops

UGA Update – 3 Community Mapping GIS/GPS Workshops Offered this Summer

The Community Mapping Program involves teachers and students in a community-based project that incorporates geo-spatial technology and other characteristics of active and inquiry-based curriculum. Students use GIS/GPS in the process of discovering and answering questions about their community rather than learning technology for technologys sake. The five day Community Mapping Workshop models active classroom and fieldwork with community partners as participants design a classroom project. Teachers create a free ArcGIS online account and learn how to create Story Maps to tell their community story.

3 Community Mapping Workshops offered this summer in
St. George June 20-24
Utah County June 27-July 1
Salt Lake August 1-5

Benefits
Build relationships with local community leaders and GIS professionals
Analyze real-life issues in the community
Use GIS, GPS and other geospatial technologies to enhance the understanding of issues and facilitate informed decision-making
Design a local community project for your classroom
Free GPS unit!
3 Semester hours credit
Required course for GIS endorsement through CTE

Participant Costs
$50 Registration fee payable to Utah Council for Social Studies
Travel to and from Workshop
Registration fee for SUU credit optional

To register, go to: https://uen.gosignmeup.com/Public/Course/Browse

2016 Conference Vendors

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6  gateway2 GATEWAY MAPPING BRONZE
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8  AGRC2 AGRC BRONZE
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13  Pictometry PICTOMETRY
14  BLM_sign BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
15  Geocortex-by-Latitude-Geographics-Logo-MED LATITUDE GEOGRAPHICS “GEOCORTEX”
16  hexagon-geosystems HEXAGON GEOSYSTEMS

PDF of Vendor layout

vendor layout UGIC 2016

Call for Papers

2016 UGIC Conference, May 9th-13th Bryce Canyon

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Do you want to be a Geospatial Rockstar? Now is wholesale mlb jerseys your chance…submit your abstract for consideration here.

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Abstracts must be submitted for review by January 22nd, 2016. Presenters will be notified in February 2016 of acceptance.

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2015 Election

2015 UGIC Board of Directors Election

The Utah Geographic Information Council (UGIC) Board of Directors Election is now open.  This year there are three open positions representing the following categories:

  • At-Large
  • County
  • State

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