Join CGIA

Reminder to register for CalGIS 2014

CalGIS 2014 is only 3 weeks away!  CalGIS is the premier California focused GIS conference, and this year it is in Monterey (doesn’t get much better than that!))  The ESRI conference can get overwhelming, and focused specifically on one technology, while CalGIS has a very nice, small feel, with great sessions, and a great place [...]

CGIA Extends Award nomination deadline to this Friday March 28th

We have received some very nice nominations for the upcoming CGIA Awards.  We have extended the deadline for nominations by one week to this Friday, March 28th.

Get your nominations in on – click here to go to the nominations page

2014 CGIA Awards – Nominations open

Nominations for the 2014 CGIA Awards are open: http://cgia.org/cgia-award-nominations/

Awards are open to any person in the State of California, and will be announced at the California GIS Conference (CalGIS), April 14-16th in Monterey California: http://www.urisa.org/education-events/calgis-conference/

Bring recognition to a colleague, project, or program. The visibility that goes with winning an award can be an important [...]

2013 CGIA Award Winners

 For several years, CGIA has recognized and honored those in the California GIS Community who do exemplary work or contribute to the industry for the benefit of GIS users everywhere. There are five categories: Chairman’s Award, Advancement of Collaboration, Outstanding Internet Presentation, Exemplary Systems, and Excellence in Education. This year three of our colleagues were recognized [...]

CGIA 2013 Awards Nominations now open! Due by Friday, March 22

Each year CGIA presents awards for excellence in GIS. It is an opportunity to recognize and honor those who do exemplary work or contribute to our industry in a huge way.

CGIA is pleased to announce has opened its nominations for awards in Exemplary Systems, Advancement of Collaboration, Outstanding Internet Presentation, Excellence in Education, and [...]

2012 CGIA Award Winners

For several years, CGIA has recognized and honored those in the GIS Community who do exemplary work or contribute to the industry in a huge way. There are five categories: Chairman’s Award, Advancement of Collaboration, Outstanding Internet Presentation, Exemplary Systems, and Excellence in Education. This year four of our colleagues were recognized for their [...]

Nicholas Franchino wins 2011 Exemplary Systems Award

Nicholas Franchino,  Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning

Z-NET Project (accepted by Mark Greninger)

Z NET Public gets it right. This deceptively simple web application provides a wealth of the most commonly sought planning information for the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County while requiring only rudimentary familiarity with online maps. Using the [...]

Mary Hurley wins 2011 CGIA Chairman’s Award

Mary Hurley Promoting GIS and Collaboration for GIS in California

Mary has supported GIS and the GIS community in California for more than 30 years.  In addition she has supported the states of Arizona, Nevada, and Florida, and worked on Federal and military projects.  She has worked in the private sector and participating in non-profit [...]

Cindy Nance wins 2011 Excellence in Education Award

Cindy Nance, Mt. San Jacinto College

Certificate in GIS, Associate of Science degree in GIS and Associate of Arts in Geography Program, Mt. San Jacinto College

Bachelor’s in Anthropology (Archaeology), U.C. Berkeley 1983 Master’s in Anthropology (Archaeology), Northern Arizona University 1992 Doctorate in Geography (Archaeology and GIS), Louisiana State University 1998

Dabbling with maps and land [...]

Mike Hamilton wins 2011 Advancement of Collaboration Award

Mike Hamilton,Marine Corps Installations West Western Regional Partnership Web Mapping Application (accepted by Carol Ostergren)

The Western Regional Partnership (WRP) provides a proactive and collaborative framework for senior-policy level Federal, State and Tribal leadership to identify common goals and emerging issues in the states of Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah and to [...]

Sebastian Roberts with 2011 Outstanding Internet Presentation Award

My Neighborhood Web Application

Nevada County’s My Neighborhood web application gives citizens access to property and other data with a user friendly map interface.  A user can navigate around the map and overlay various aerial photos using a slider to adjust the transparency of the image overlay.  Numerous district boundaries and points of interest such [...]