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Complimentary Lunch and Ignite Sessions (11:30 am-2:15 pm):
Free pizza!
If you would like to submit a map to be shown in our map gallery , please contact Donna Genzmer

Rotating Sessions (4th Floor Library):

Morning Presentations (9:30-11:00 am):
Afternoon Presentations (2:30-4:00 pm):

Morning Workshop:

REGISTRATION REQUIRED (Only 1 can be selected)

Intermediate Python Scripting for ArcGIS 10

Only 14 slots left for this workshop

TIME: 9:30-11:00 am
TAUGHT BY: TBA
LOCATION: Library GML Classroom B
Learn some basic 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.

 

Intro to GIS

Only 10 slots left for this workshop

TIME: 9:30-11:00 am
TAUGHT BY: TBA
LOCATION: SARUP 194

 

Internet GIS: Intro to Map Mashups

This workshop is full
Please email Brett Ketter to be placed on a waiting list

TIME: 9:30 - 11:00 am
TAUGHT BY: Kurt Meingast and Melissa Mann, UWM Department of Urban Planning
LOCATION: Architecture and Urban Planning Building 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!

   

Afternoon Workshops:

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Advanced Python

Only 25 slots left for this workshop

TIME: 2:30-4:00 pm
TAUGHT BY: Brett Ketter, Dept. of Geosciences
LOCATION: Library 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.

 

GIS Data and Analysis for Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning in the City of Milwaukee

This workshop is full
Please email Brett Ketter to be placed on a waiting list

TIME: 2:30 - 4:00 pm
TAUGHT BY: Bob Schneider
LOCATION: AUP 194

   

Open Source GIS

This workshop is full
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TIME: 2:30 - 4:00 pm
TAUGHT BY: Matt Schumwinger, Milwaukee Stat
LOCATION: SARUP 158

   

American Geographical Society Library Tour

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

American Geographical Society Library Tour
TIME: 9:30 am - 10:30 am AND 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
LED BY: Jovanka Ristic, American Geographical Society Library
LOCATION: Golda Meir Library, 3rd floor East Wing
An overview of the Library's history and scope, including background on some of the more unique items in the collection. Includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the Rare Materials Room.

Morning Tour
TIME: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

(Choose only if you are not attending an morning workshop)

Afternoon Tour
TIME: 2:30 pm-3:30 pm

(Choose only if you are not attending an afternoon workshop)


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GIS Day Sponsorship Makes the Day a Success and Furthers Students' Education in GIS

We invite you to also participate as a sponsor. Your sponsorship makes the day possible. GIS Day keeps amateurs and professionals aware of developments in the field, and enhances skills. The competitive student awards provide both recognition for superior work and a modest financial award for educational purposes. To become a sponsor go to
http://www4.uwm.edu/gis/giving/ or contact Donna Genzmer, 414-229-4865 or dgs@uwm.edu.