gisday2013_logo_190GIS Day 2013

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Registration is open!

Wondering how to use your GIS skills to make a difference? Want to hear how Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones) can be used in GIS? Or do you want to sample some Open Source GIS skills?

We have it all at GIS Day!

 

Featuring Luncheon Speaker...

Mark SallingMark Salling,
GISCorps and
Senior Research Fellow, Cleveland State University

"URISA’s GISCorps: 2013 – 10 Years of Volunteer Service"

GISCorps is celebrating its 10th year of volunteer GIS services to developing communities worldwide. This volunteer based organization is headed by a team of professionals trained in urban and regional development and GIS skills. GISCorps has approximately 1,000 volunteers located in five continents who are prepared to work on both domestic and international projects. Their services have been used in over 100 missions worldwide for supplementing humanitarian relief, enhancing environmental analysis and fostering economic as well as community development. They promote the use of information technology for more accurate and efficient means of illustrating and improving the civic infrastructure of a region.

ignite spatial MilwaukeeIgnite Spatial!

A great success last year,
back again this year!

What is Ignite Spatial, you ask?
(Sometimes called Pecha Kucha.) 5 minute presentations: 20 slides, 15 seconds each!
View the Ignite presentation: "Why and How to Give an Ignite Talk" and GIS Day 2012 videos.
Exciting! Dynamic! Give it a try!

Morning

Registration and Coffee

FREE - REGISTRATION REQUESTED
COFFEE SPONSOR: Anodyne Coffee Roasting Company
BREAKFAST SPONSOR: Einstein Bros. Bagels
TIME: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
LOCATION: American Geographical Society Library,
Golda Meir Library, 3rd floor East Wing

Map Gallery

FREE - REGISTRATION REQUESTED
TIME: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
LOCATION: American Geographical Society Library,
Golda Meir Library, 3rd floor East Wing
FOCUS: Student Projects and GIS Professional Projects

“Aerial photo image”

"Land Info World Wide Mapping LLC”

"The Hand-Drawn Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway Map with Sights”, Stephan Angsüsser, Wuhan University

"Zip Code Study Analysis: Using Sales Data to Track Customers”, James Carpenter, The Providence Group

"The Growing Epidemic of Lung Cancer: A Profile of Toronto”, Miry Choi, University of Toronto

"Acadian Settlement in the Belle Isle region, 1636-1755”, Scott Comeau, The Centre of Geographic Sciences, Marc Lavoie, University Sainte-Anne, Robert Surette, Federation Acadienne de la Vouvelle-Ecosse

"2012 Presidential Election”, Ken Field, ESRI

"Twister- Impact of Tornadoes in the Contiguous US, 1950-2012”, Ken Field, ESRI

“Cleveland Metro Parks, North Chagrin Reservation”, Brandon Garman, Cleveland Metroparks

"Envision the Susquehanna”, Debbie Gibbons, John Kappler, Rosemary Wardley, Steve Wells, National Geographic Society

"Geospatial Analysis of Marine Debris & Plastics in Belize”, D. Tyler Harris, Julianne Strack, Timothy L. Hawthorne, Christy C. Viraggi, Georgia State University

"Toronto Public Health Dine Safe, Infractions in the Census Tracts”, Andrew Hong, University of Toronto

“Indonesia”, Donghee Koh, University of Pittsburgh

“Downtown Pittsburgh”, Donghee Koh, University of Pittsburgh

"Crowd Sourced neighborhood Boundaries”, Andy Woodruff, Tim Wallace, Axis Maps

UWM Student GIS Project Competition Judging

TIME: 10:00 AM
LOCATION: Bridge to American Geographical Society Library,
Golda Meir Library, 3rd floor East Wing

Morning Workshops

FREE - REGISTRATION REQUESTED
TIME: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

W1: Intermediate Python Scripting for ArcGIS 10, Chris Dickerson, Urban Planning Department, and Chris Brannin, Shoreland, Inc.
LOCATION: GML Classroom B
Learn Python programing skills, allowing you to automate geoprocessing tasks. Learn how to load the ArcGIS Geoprocessor object into Python, manage program flow and decision-making, and make your script available from a custom arc toolbox. We will work through a tutorial and brainstorm ways to implement Python scripts into your own projects.

W2: Intro to GIS, Shannon Kail, Cartography & GIS Center
LOCATION: AUP 194
Get your first experience with GIS utilizing ArcGIS Online to create a map of the Zombie prepared neighborhoods in Milwaukee, WI. Work as a team to identify, format and create data to visualize the critical places needed for survival.

FULL, Waitlist W3: Map Mashups, Kurt Meingast, Urban Planning, and Anne Reis, Urban Ecology Center.
LOCATION: AUP 158
After a brief introduction to mashups [web applications that combine content from more than one source], learn how to create your own Maps mashup using either Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps or Google Maps. You'll be amazed at how fast and easy it is!

Presentations

FREE - REGISTRATION REQUESTED
MORNING TIMES: 9:30 - 11:15 AM
LOCATION: Golda Meir Library, 4th floor Conference Center
P1: "Geodesign", Doug Hadley, University of Wisconsin-Madison Landscape Architecture Department;
P2: "ArcGIS Online at We Energies", Tim Marquardt, WE Energies and GITA WI Chapter;
P3: "Integration of GIS Data in Outage Management", Scott Hand, Integrys and GITA WI Chapter, and Len Socha, Wisconsin Public Service;
P4: "Cityworks - Sustaining our Communities", Greg Walters, CityWorks, Tim Pearson, General Mitchell International Airport
P5: "Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for GIS", Thomas Consi, School of Freshwater Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering;

American Geographical Society Library Tour

FREE - REGISTRATION REQUESTED
MORNING TIME: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
LOCATION: American Geographical Society Library,
Golda Meir Library, 3rd floor East Wing
Jovanka Ristic

Vendor/Information Tables

FREE - REGISTRATION REQUESTED
TIME: 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
LOCATION: Golda Meir Library, 4th floor Conference Center
CityWorks
GIS Certificate Program, UW-Milwaukee
GIS Club at UW-Milwaukee
GITA, Wisconsin Chapter
Milwaukee County Land Information Office
Pictometry
Wisconsin Geographic Information Office
Wisconsin Land Information Association (WLIA)


Lunch and Keynote

Complimentary Pizza Lunch

FREE - REGISTRATION REQUESTED
SPONSOR: American Transmission Co. and GITA WI Chapter
TIME: 11:30 AM-1:15 PM
LOCATION: Golda Meir Library, 4th floor Conference Center

Student Project Competition Awards

Keynote Speaker:

Mark Salling,
GISCorps and
Senior Research Fellow, Cleveland State University

"URISA’s GISCorps: 2013 – 10 Years of Volunteer Service"


ignite spatial Milwaukee
FREE - REGISTRATION REQUESTED
TIME: 1:15 PM-2:15 PM
LOCATION: Golda Meir Library, 4th floor Conference Center
"Welcome to Ignite Spatial,"
"Law Enforcement Cell Phone Analysis", Brian Clarke, Arlington Heights Police Department
"Water Reclamation Facility Conversion and the Road Ahead", Dan Senner, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
"The Local Grocery Market and GIS", Patrick Nehring, UW-Extension, Waushara County
"Open Data and GIS: Fueling Startups and Solving Social Problems", Matt Richardson
"Land Worth Protecting: Identifying Conservation Easement Possibilities in Northern Walworth CO", Bill Huxhold, Urban Planning Department
"ATC and Pictometry - Keeping the Lights on with Oblique Imagery", Aaron Hartman, American Transmission Corporation
"TBA", Melanie McCalmont, Wisconsin Department of Instruction
WisDOT Use of GIS-CAD-CIM on SE Freeways Projects, Lance Parve, WisDOT

Afternoon

American Geographical Society Library Tour

FREE - REGISTRATION REQUESTED
AFTERNOON TIME: 2:30 PM- 3:30 PM
LOCATION: American Geographical Society Library,
Golda Meir Library, 3rd floor East Wing
Jovanka Ristic

Presentations

FREE - REGISTRATION REQUESTED
AFTERNOON TIMES: 2:30 - 4:15 PM
LOCATION: Golda Meir Library, 4th floor Conference Center
P6: "TBA",
P7: "Pictometry – Looking at the World from a Different View", Dean Larson, Pictometry, Sara Hackbarth, American Transmission Corporation;
P8: "Concepts and Planning for a Wisconsin Spatial Data Repository and Geoportal", Curtis Pulford, State Geographic Information Office;
P9: "All Things Map Milwaukee", Alice Hagen, City of Milwaukee;
P10: "Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal GIS Projects", Allan James Vestal, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal;

Afternoon Workshops

FREE - REGISTRATION REQUESTED
TIME:2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
W4: Advanced Python, Brett Ketter, Geosciences
LOCATION: GML Classroom B
Explore some of the new functionality available in the ArcPy package including the mapping and spatial analyst modules. Write scripts to get map feature information and change map elements on-the-fly.
FULL, Waitlist W5: GIS Data & Applications for City of Milwaukee Pedestrian & Bicycle Planning, Robert Schneider, Urban Planning Department, Kristin Bennett, City of Milwaukee
LOCATION: AUP 194
Use available Milwaukee data to conduct hands-on GIS analyses on selected pedestrian and bicycle planning topics. The workshop will also include opportunities to brainstorm ideas for future City of Milwaukee GIS data and analysis applications.
FULL, Waitlist W6: Open Source GIS: Web mapping with MapBox/TileMill, Matt Schumwinger, MilwaukeeStat.com, Urban Planning Department
LOCATION: AUP 158
Interested in quickly making a map that artfully highlights your data? How about publishing it to your blog for others to explore and interact with? Meet TileMill, an open source design studio by MapBox, which gives you complete styling control and a user-friendly interface … so you can crank out stunning maps.

Social Meet-up

TIME: 4:30 PM -
LOCATION: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Union, Gasthaus