NWGIS 2018 Conference News

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 4:03pm -- Linda

Hello Northwest GIS User,

 

Please join us at the 2018 conference at the Kitsap Conference Center in Bremerton, WA next week. This is a great opportunity to connect with peers and vendors from across the Northwest. You will find the full interactive conference schedule at: https://nwgis2018.sched.com/grid/ - and can also access a mobile friendly version at: https://nwgis2018.sched.com/mobile

 

Registration Hours:

  • Mon      Oct 29   3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Tue        Oct 30   7:00am – 5:00pm
  • Wed      Oct 31  7:00am – 5:00pm
  • Thu        Nov  1   7:00am - 9:00am

The registration will take place in the Rotunda of the Conference Center.

 

Conference Schedule:

  • Mon       Pre-Conference Workshops        8:00am – 5:00pm (separate registration needed)
  • Tue        Networking / light breakfast       7:00am – 8:45am

               Keynote &Conference                  8:45am – 4:15pm

               Vendor Social/Map Gallery         5:00pm – 8:00pm                           

 

  • Wed      Networking / light breakfast        7:00am – 8:45am

               Conference                                     8:45am – 4:15pm

               Banquet and Social                        5:00pm – 8:00pm

  • Thu        Networking / light breakfast       7:00am – 8:45am

               Closing & NWGIS Business Meeting    8:45am – 11:30am

               Post-Conference Workshops        1:00pm – 5:00pm (separate registration needed)

 

Take advantage of the Esri learning lab, workshops, lightning talks and other events at the conference: conference website.  We look forward to connecting with you as we explore this year’s theme: Where Next?

 

If you have any questions, please contact Nathalie Smith (nsmith@esri.com)

 

Call for Moderators!

 

We are still looking for moderators for the Wednesday technical sessions.  Moderating consists of presenting each speaker and helping them monitor time during their presentation.  This is a great way to connect with and help your colleagues.  While you’re perusing the conference agenda, please consider volunteering to moderate a session that is of interest to you. Please contact: Samantha.Nakata@clark.wa.gov

 

Call for Nominations!

The Northwest GIS User Group is looking for nominations for NWGIS Directors.  Directors serve for four year terms, and meet monthly via phone.  The NW GIS User Group is a non-profit organization that provides a forum for training, exchange of knowledge, techniques, and data among the users of ESRI Software and related GIS products and services.  We have a yearly conference within the Pacific Northwest.

If you wish to nominate someone ( or to nominate yourself) to be a Director, please provide

  • nominee name,
  • contact information 
  • why this individual a good candidate for this position

If you are nominated for a position, you will be contacted via email and ascertain your interest in the position. The email will contain a request for biographical info.

Please submit nominations to linda.davis.nwgis@gmail.com before noon October 26th.  Please put NWGIS Director Nomination in the subject line of the email

 

  • NWGIS Board

 

 

 

 

Northwest GIS User Group

NWGIS is a non-profit organization that provides a forum for training, exchange of knowledge, techniques, and data among the users of ESRI software and related GIS products and services.