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Giveaway: Two Passes to 2018 Los Angeles Geospatial Summit on Feb 23rd

The 8th Annual Los Angeles Geospatial Summit is an annual one-day professional development and networking event presented by the USC Spatial Sciences Institute. It will be held on Friday, February 23, 2018, at the Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown by USC.

CGIA has two complimentary passes and we would like to give it away to […]

Senate Bill S.1253 Introduced – Geospatial Data Act of 2017

This bill was introduced in the Senate on 5/25/2017 to “improve the coordination and use of geospatial data”. The lead sponsor of the Geospatial Data Act (S.1253) is Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and the co-sponsors are Senators Mark Warner (D-VA), Dean Heller (R-NV), and Ron Wyden (D-OR).

The Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) […]

Women in GIS at the ESRI User Conference


Are you going to ESRI’s User Conference in San Diego?

We are!

And we hope you get a chance to join us. There are two opportunities to hobnob with all the ladies:

Lunch Meeting

The first is during the conference. Join us for a lunch meeting that will be sure to fire up […]

CGIA Member Spotlight: Han Chu

Job: Vice President / Director of Spatial Technology Solutions, Psomas

Bio: I have been serving the geospatial industry for over 25 years, and currently focusing on program oversight, project management, and consulting services in technology planning, development, implementation, and sustained operations. My passion and strength is in exploring opportunities for GIS and technology-driven improvements […]

CGIA Member Spotlight: Nick Franchino

Job: GIS Manager, Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning

Bio: I’ve worked in GIS for nearly 20 years – all with this same agency. I started as a GIS technician, doing everything from digitizing plans to editing data, including plenty of annotation placement! I have worked on many planning projects through the years, […]

CIRGIS Meeting dates for 2016

The Channel Islands Regional GIS Collaborative (CIRGIS – website) has posted its meeting dates for 2016.

Meeting Schedule for 2016

January 21, 2:00 – 5:00 pm at Ventura College March 17, 2:00 – 5:00 pm at Santa Barbara EOC May 19, 2:00 – 5:00 pm at Ventura College June 7, at Spatial@UCSB event (time tba) […]

CGIA Member Spotlight: Jeff Orton

**CGIA has created a member spotlight corner located on the top right panel of our main home page. If you want to be next, please send us the following information (see example below) along with a photo.**

Job: Director of GIS, Wonderful Citrus, Delano CA

Bio: I have been working in digital mapping and […]

LA Geospatial Summit

Registration for the sixth annual LA Geospatial Summit is now open.

February 24, 2016 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

Propel your geospatial career on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the annual one-day professional development and networking event presented by the USC Spatial Sciences Institute.

Learn how GIS is transforming the energy, utility, and water […]

Help GeoTech Recognize Those Who Support Geospatial Education

The GeoTech Center needs your help in recognizing individuals and organizations that have supported geospatial education at two year colleges.

Each year GeoTech asks for nominations for three Awards – two for individuals and one for an organization through it National Excellence in Geospatial Education Awards program. One award is given to an individual for […]