Club Meetings and Activities

 

Fall '14 Kickoff Meeting

Thursday, 9/26/2014, 4-5:30 PM, Golda Meir Library Room LC W111.This room is in the Daniel M. Soref Learning Commons. Interested spatial thinkers and returning members equally welcome.

Get details on the club's meeting page.

Club Officers

Jana Viel
Julee Mitchell
Zachary Stencil
Martin Ziech

Notices and Events

Asset Management & GIS - Geospatial Information and Technology Association-Wisconsin Chapter, Wednesday, 9/24/14, 8:30 to 1, American Transmission Company
W234 N2000 Ridgeview Parkway Ct, Waukesha

GIS Club Meetings

Fall Kickoff Meeting, Thursday, 9/25/14, 4 to 5:30

The next meeting of the GIS Club is on Thursday, 9/25/14 from 4 to 5:30 in the Golda Meir Library Room LC W111.This room is in the Daniel M. Soref Learning Commons, located on the first floor, west wing. Ask for directions at the library if you can't find it. Learn about the club, help set the agenda for the club's activities during the coming school year, exchange ideas, and chat with like-minded individuals.

4/28/14 Meeting

During our 4/28/14 meeting we continued to develop plans and approaches to fulfilling Feeding America's GIS needs.

4/14/14 Meeting


During our 4/14/2014 meeting, Robert Koppelman, partnership development associate at Feeding America, outlined Feeding America's needs...

Main Problem: Representing data via geographic locations
1) Plot food donor locations and recognize closet agencies to needs
a. Desires interactive map ex. click on agency and see name, address, and contact
b. Create code for food pick up frequency
2) Map County wide poverty-related demographics to show potential donors the scope of need. Non-profit with little or no funding to purchase GIS software. GIS Club explored free software and Internet mapping capabilities. We brainstormed ideas of how Feeding America could be self-sustainable in their mapping needs. Robbie was encouraged to sign up for the ESRI nonprofit application (which he did on spot).

Summary We excited Robbie with the potential of GIS applications in his organization. He has great general Google mapping skills and we think with further mentoring he would be have the information, resources, and skills to meet and exceed all the needs of Feeding America.

Got a question? E-mail the club: GISClub@UWM.edu.

Milwaukee River Greenway Coalition Mapping Field Work-April 8, 2013

"Real-Life GIS" Club Meeting-March 27, 2013

 

Real-Life GIS

Real-Life GIS

Real-Life GIS

Matt Richardson from Milwaukee Data Initiative: "Open Data and GIS"

Real-Life GIS

Dave Horvath from ELM Consulting Group International: "Developing GIS Web and Database Applications"

Real-Life GIS

Anne Ries from the Urban Ecology Center: "Adventures in Eco-Mapping"