Statewide GIS Users Meeting

  • The Statewide GIS User Group provides bimonthly networking and educational opportunities for GIS professionals across Michigan. The meetings are open to everyone from students through seasoned professionals and feature a range of technical and non-technical topics.

    The Statewide GIS User Group meets on the first Thursday of even numbered months (February, April, June, August, October, and December). The meetings are split into morning and afternoon sessions, with participation welcome at either session or all day.  The meetings are held in Constitution Hall, 525 W. Allegan St., Lansing MI, in the lower level, South Tower, Room Con Con AB.

    Conference call dial-in available, starting at 10:00am.

    Standard Agenda:


    9:30 - 10:00am Informal Networking Reception
    Catch up with your colleagues over a cup of coffee
    10:00am - Noon Update Meeting and Short Educational Topic
    Learn what your peers are working on. Around-the-Room updates from meeting participants, capped off with a 30min "special topic" each meeting
    Noon - 1:30pm Break for Lunch
    1:30 - 3:30pm Educational Topic
    Always informative and always different - a diverse set of topics is covered throughout the year, based upon input from the GIS community

    Can't join in person? Dial in with the number below, starting at 10:00 am:

    Dial: 1-877-873-8017
    Code: 7774472


Meeting Information

  • Agenda

    2017 Meetings:


    Meeting Date Special Topic Educational Topic Meeting Information



    Thursday, February 2nd


    Simple Tools for Understanding & Communicating the Value of GIS


    ESRI - What's New in Version 10.5



    Location: Constitution Hall

    Thursday, April 6th


    Regular Morning Session IMAGIN Student Poster and Paper Competition Location: LCC, West Campus  

    Thursday, June 1st, 10:30 am- 2:00pm




    Location: Grand Rapids, Kent County Road Commission, MAP


    Thursday, August 3rd


    LiDAR and Imagery Partnership Opportunities

    GIS Users Meeting Survey Results

    LiDAR Workshop

    Next Generation of the MGF


    Location: Constitution Hall





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