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Featuring Luncheon Speaker...
         
Nick Fisher

             Dealer Market Analyst,
Harley-Davidson Motor Company

          "GIS Hits the Road" 

Date: November 15, 2006
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Registration and Continental Breakfast
COFFEE SPONSORED BY: Stone Creek Coffee
TIME:
8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m.
LOCATION:
American Geographical Society Library, 
Golda Meir Library, 3rd floor East Wing

Student Map Gallery
TIME: 8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m.

LOCATION: American Geographical Society Library, 
Golda Meir Library, 3rd floor East Wing

FOCUS: Student Projects

   Winners of the 2006 UWM Student GIS Project Competition:

      1st Place: "Surface Geometry and GIS: Methodology for Predicting       Sky-View Factor and Urban Heat Islands." Richard R. Shaker

      2nd Place: "Using GIS to Identify Key Locations for Best
      Management Practices in Milwaukee."
Brad Lenz, Richard Shaker,
      Andy Turner, Adam Wirtz

      3rd Place: "Evaluating Neighborhood Health Through Empirical       Analysis and GIS." Greg Rybarczyk, Rama Mohapatra


Hands-on Workshops REGISTRATION REQUIRED
TIME: 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (and 1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.)
LOCATION:
various campus locations

A: Intro to GIS
TIME: 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
TAUGHT BY:
Todd Niedermeyer, Geographic Marketing Advantage
LOCATION: Lubar Hall N234C
Learn the basics of GIS using ArcGIS and hands-on exercises

B: Developing Internet GIS
TIME: 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
TAUGHT BY:
Eric Fowler, Patrick Engineering
LOCATION: Architecture & Urban Planning Building 158
Learn how Internet GIS works; understand what it is, see several examples, understand the technology behind the scenes and create
your own GIS Website


C: Lessons Learned: Increase Benefits of Geotechnical GIS
TIME: 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
TAUGHT BY: Sara Hackbarth, GIS Manager, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
LOCATION: Lubar Hall N234A
Learn how a combination of GIS and a simple Access form can save stakeholders tens of thousands of Capital and O&M dollars. Participants will perform steps to (1) extract project-specific soil data, and (2) import project-specific soil data.
Basic ArcView 9 skills helpful.

D: Database Use in GIS FULL
TIME: 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
TAUGHT BY:
Mike Greenwald, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Department of Urban Planning
LOCATION: Lapham 249


Vendor Demonstrations Now accepting submissions!
TIME: 11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Golda Meir Library, 4th floor Conference Center
  •    ESRI
  •    GIS Certification Institute
  •    GIS Club at UW-Milwaukee
  •    GITA
  •    HNTB
  •    MapInfo
  •    Patrick Engineering
  •    RA Smith & Associates
  •    US Forest Service, Eastern Region
  •    UW-Milwaukee GIS Certificate Program
  •    Wisconsin Land Information Association
Complimentary Lunch:
SPONSORED BY: GITA Wisconsin Chapter
COFFEE SPONSORED BY: Stone Creek Coffee
IN CONJUNCTION WITH
Metro Milwaukee GIS Luncheon Group
TIME: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Golda Meir Library, 4th floor Conference Center

LUNCHEON SPEAKER: Nick Fisher, Dealer Market Analyst, Harley-Davidson Motor Company
TOPIC: "GIS Hits the Road"

   Nick Fisher, a dealer market analyst with Harley-Davidson Motor Company, will discuss how Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and demographic data have become critical tools to gain insight into customer purchasing behavior and better understand market dynamics.


Professional Map Gallery Now accepting submissions!
TIME: 1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

LOCATION: American Geographical Society Library, 
Golda Meir Library, 3rd floor East Wing

FOCUS: Local Projects

  • Todd Clausen, Non-Profit Center of Milwaukee
  • Lincoln Creek Watercourse Improvements Map Series, Sandy Lentz, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
  • Divertable MIS with Sewersheds, Sarah Seifert, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
  • 2005 Household Hazardous Waste Collection by Zipcode, Sarah Seifert, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
  • Menomonee River MIS Status, Sarah Seifert, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
  • Wastewater Operational Destinations, Sarah Seifert, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
  • MMSD Sewer System, Sarah Seifert, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District


Hands-on Workshops REGISTRATION REQUIRED
TIME: (9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and) 1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
LOCATION:
various campus locations

E: Remote Sensing and Image Processing
TIME: 1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
TAUGHT BY:
Rama Mohapatra, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Geography Department
LOCATION: Lapham Hall 249
An introduction to remote sensing data sources, image processing technologies, and potential applications.

F: Routing and Network Analysis
TIME: 1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
TAUGHT BY:
Greg Rybarczyk, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Geography Department
LOCATION: Architecture & Urban Planning Building 158  
Learn about the new capabilities of Network Analyst for ArcGIS 9.1. In this session you will see some of the new tools available for routing and network analysis.

G: Using Internet GIS
TIME: 1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
TAUGHT BY:
Nancy Olson, City of Milwaukee
LOCATION: Architecture & Urban Planning Building 194
The session will demonstrate the uses of GIS in the web application available on the City of Milwaukee web site. Applications to be reviewed are: Map Milwaukee, COMPASS and other non-graphic uses of GIS technology on the web.

H: Spatial Analysis for Business
TIME: 1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
TAUGHT BY:
Kevin King, MapInfo
LOCATION: Lubar Hall N234C
This workshop will focus on spatial analysis techniques and applications used in business enterprises. Find out how they use GIS technology to visualize data, better understand existing markets, and use predictive analytics to guide market expansion.

I: Internet GIS: Google Maps + Mashups FULL
TIME: 1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
TAUGHT BY:
Jeffrey Barke, schiller labs
LOCATION: Lubar Hall N234A
After a brief introduction to mashups [web applications that combine content from more than one source], learn how to create your own Google Maps mashup. You'll be amazed at how fast and easy it is!
Forum for this workshop: http://neogeography.net/forum/viewforum.php?f=2

Note: Forum registration is required to post to the forum.

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