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. 

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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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UA MSGIST Now Top Three in Degrees Conferred

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 4:54pm

Congratulations to the University of Arizona’s Master’s in GIS and Technology (MS-GIST) program, which is now top three in total degrees conferred over the last decade.

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Jenna Leveille New President of NSGIC

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 11:27am

Please join us in congratulating Jenna Leveille, who was recently moved from President-Elect to President of the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC)!

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Maricopa County Wins 56 National Achievement...

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 8:45am

Maricopa County received 56 National Achievement Awards this year from the National Association of Counties (NACo).

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Drones and A.I. hunting down invasive plants...

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 12:22pm

Some of the AGIC UAS partners have been working on a project that uses unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to locate areas with invasive plants within the Lower Salt River.

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Esri Special Achievement in GIS Awards...

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 12:34pm

Arizona had 5 SAG award winners this year!  This sweep shows the incredible impact Arizona has had in the national geospatial industry.  Please join us in congratulating all the winners!

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A Conversation with Rudy Stricklan...

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 7:54am

Tune in for a wonderful conversation with Rudy Stricklan with special co-host Nikolas Smilovsky. Rudy has been involved with the Arizona Geospatial community for a while and gives us some great insight into what's happening right now with GIS and where he thinks the field is going. We got to hear about Mixed Reality and Rudy gives advice to students entering their careers in the Geospatial Industry.

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2021 ArcGIS Online Student Competition...

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 5:01pm

Congratulations to Maya Settles for winning the 2021 ArcGIS Online Student Competition for her storymap about Covid-19 in the Navajo Nation!

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2021 AGIC Strategic and Business Direction...

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 1:28pm

The AGIC strategic and business direction for 2021 has been posted and is now available on the AGIC Publications & Documents webpage.

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A Conversation with Jennifer Psillas

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 4:20pm

Listen in to a great conversation with Jennifer Psillas, GIS Project Manager at City of Tucson Parks and Recreations.

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A Conversation with Michael Dennis

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 4:19pm

Listen to a podcast interview with AGIC Council Member Michael Dennis, who is leading the effort by the National Geodetic Survey to say goodbye to the U.S. survey foot once and for all.

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A Conversation with Howard Ward Principal...

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 9:30am

Tune in for a great conversation with Howard Ward, Principal/President, GIS Developer/Manager of Terra Systems Southwest, an Arizona GIS Consulting Firm. We got to talk about the many hats Howard has worn during his GIS Career, so we encourage you to tune in and hear more about Terra Systems Southwest and how Howard got into GIS.

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Updated AGIC Manual Now Available Online

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 4:16pm

The updated AGIC Manual is now available online.

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2021 Arizona GIS Student Competition Is...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 9:19am

The Arizona GIS Student Competition is underway.  Check the 2021 ArcGIS Online Student Competition website for more details.

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History of GIS in Arizona Documents Now...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 9:13am

Documents telling the history of GIS in Arizona and the role the Arizona State Land Department took to help grow the system throughout the state are now available.

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ASU Career Navigator Site Now Includes...

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 10:10am

ASU's School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning have put together a series of videos on their Career Navigation website that highlight the different career paths taken by professionals with degrees in geography, GIS, or urban planning.

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COVID19 made geospatial leaders front page...

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 12:50pm

Jenna Leveille, along with other past and current NSGIC presidents, were recently interviewed to discuss how COVID-19 has brought the work of GIS professionals to the forefront like never before.

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A Conversation with Jami Dennis

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 12:40pm

Listen to this weeks UA GIST podcast as they interview Jami Dennis, owner of Geodetic Analysis.

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A Conversation on GIS Leadership Part 3

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 12:36pm

Tune in for part three of the "A Conversation on the Topic of GIS Leadership in Arizona" podcast.

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A Conversation on GIS Leadership Part 2

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 12:35pm

Tune in for part two of the "A Conversation on the Topic of GIS Leadership in Arizona" podcast.

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AGIC 2020 Symposium a Success

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 11:20am

The AGIC 2020 Education and Training Symposium concluded their first virtual conference last week and it was a success!

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ASLD and ASU Group Wins NSGIC Award

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 10:39am

ASLD and ASU were awarded the NSGIC Geospatial Excellence Catalyst Award for the AZGeo Geospatial Data Hub.

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A Conversation on the Topic of GIS...

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 10:45am

Several AGIC Council Members participated in the October 9th UAGIST podcast on GIS leadership in Arizona.

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AZGeo wins NSGIC Award

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 10:06am

This week, during their annual conference, NSGIC awarded the AZGeo Geospatial Data Hub a 2020 Geospatial Excellence Catalyst Award

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A Conversation with Jenna Leveille

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 10:43am

Our own Jenna Leveille, Deputy Arizona State Cartographer and AGIC Council Member, was interviewed this week by the University of Arizona GIS Podcast.

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Latest MAG Economic Impact Report Includes...

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 3:55pm

MAG used foot traffic data from SafeGraph to produce an economic impact report for Maricopa County.

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AZGeo Data Hub Reviewed by Spatial Reserves

Monday, August 24, 2020 - 11:23am

Joseph Kerski, Esri Education Manager, recently posted a review on Spatial Reserves of his experience using the new AZGeo Data Hub.

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America has two feet and it is about to lose...

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 1:46pm

AGIC Council Member Michael Dennis was recently interviewed for an article in the New York Times about why the US Survey Foot will become obsolete come January 1, 2023. 

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Phoenix Wins URISA Exemplary Systems Award

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 9:43am

Congratulations to the City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department for winning the URISA Exemplary Systems in Government Award.

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ADEQ Receives an Esri SAG Award

Friday, July 17, 2020 - 4:22pm

This week, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) received an Esri Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) award for their Arizona Water Watch application.

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Results of the 2020 AGOL Competition for...

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 1:38pm

There were 5 projects from Arizona that won awards from the 2020 ArcGIS Online (AGOL) competition for middle and high school students. 

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The Geoholics Podcast

Friday, April 24, 2020 - 3:34pm

The Geoholics, a local group that creates podcast for geomatics professionals, recently interviewed Brian Fisher, who is one of the co-chairs of the SPCS2022 workgroup.  In addition, for you UAV fans, they also have a UAV mapping podcast.

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COVID-19 GIS Resources

Friday, April 24, 2020 - 2:44pm

A new page has been added to the AGIC Resources webpage with a list of various COVID-19 resources.

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AGIC Outreach 2Q Newsletter Now Available

Monday, April 13, 2020 - 10:49am

The AGIC Outreach 2nd Quarter Newsletter is now available.

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AGIC Coordination and COVID-19

Monday, April 13, 2020 - 9:38am

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, a number of our AGIC partners have been coordinating and supporting DEMA's data collection and tracking efforts.

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DEMA Dashboard Includes Arizona COVID19...

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 12:02pm

The DEMA ESF/RSF Operations Dashboard, developed by council member Eric Shreve, includes a dashboard for tracking the spread of COVID-19 cases across the state. 

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NSGIC Spotlight on Jenna Leveille

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 9:23am

NSGIC recently posted an article about our very own Jenna Leveille, spotlighting her accomplishments with ASLD and AGIC.  Congratulations, Jenna!

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AGIC Meetings Will Be Held Virtually

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 4:21pm

In an effort to help slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), all official AGIC meetings will be held virtually.  Click the link below for more details.

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COVID19 Arizona Resources

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 9:23am

Click on the link below to access several resources tracking the spread of COVID-19 in Arizona.

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AGIC approves Arizona LiDAR Acquisition Plan

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 9:24am

On February 11, 2020, the Arizona Geographic Information Council (AGIC) voted to approve a state wide LiDAR acquisition plan.

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Congratulations Eric Shreve!

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 9:27am

Congratulations to Eric Shreve, who recently graduated from the Emergence Program at the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS).

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Register Today for Free Training

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 10:13am

AGIC has partnered with Esri to provide the Arizona with a free hands-on training workshop in February, focusing on ArcGIS Hub and the new AZGeo Platform. Registration is required as space is limited.  Click the Read More link for details.

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ArcGIS Student Competition (Grades 4-12)

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 10:06am

Mapping competition now open to Arizona students in grades 4-12 who can analyze, interpret & present data via an ArcGIS web app or story map.  Winners will get $100 and a trip to San Diego, CA.

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GIS 101 Transportation with James Meyer

Friday, January 3, 2020 - 10:06am

AGIC chairperson James Meyer did a web presentation titled "Transportation GIS 101: The fundamentals of a state DOT organization."

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