2021 AGIC Education and Training Symposium

Registration is open! The 2021 Education and Training Symposium is scheduled for October 25 through 29 and will be virtual this year. 

Visit the Symposium Website and register today!

The call for papers has closed but submissions for the Maps & Apps Competition are still being accepted.  Enter your map or app today!

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AGIC 2020 Symposium a Success

The AGIC 2020 Education and Training Symposium concluded their first virtual conference last week and it was a success!  In the end, there were:

  • Over 600 attendees registered from 26 states and 4 countries
  • 47 presentations
  • 10 technical sessions
  • 7 hands-on workshops
  • 20 sponsors and 6 sponsor breakout sessions
  • 6 group activities: chair yoga, virtual networking, trivia challenge, awards, and the hospitality suite (twice!)

There were also a number of awards given out.  Congratulations to the winners!

  • Lucas Murray - AGIC Chairperson's Volunteer of the Year
  • Jami Dennis - Arizona Geospatial Volunteer of the Year
  • Eric Shreve - AZDEMA Service Award
  • Maps & Apps Challenge Winners:
    • Best Overall Cartography - Mele Koneya, City of Scottsdale, for "How the West's Most Western Town has grown"
    • Best Story Map - Historic Preservation Office, City of Phoenix, for "Tour Phoenix's African American Heritage"
    • Best Overall Application - Kurt Cotner, Maricopa Association of Governments, for "Phoenix Metro Residential Real Estate Data Explorer"

Thank you to everyone who attended, presented, and sponsored this year's conference.  It would not have been a success without all of you.  In addition, congratulations to the AGIC Conference Committee for all of their work to make this event happen.  There was a lot of new territory to make this conference virtual and the committee succeeded well.

Conference recordings and proceedings will be available in the next few weeks.  Until then, if you attended the conference, keep an eye on your email for a post-conference survey and please complete it.  Your feedback is what will make next year's conference even better.

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