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MI Geographic Information Users Forum

Statewide GIS Users Meeting

The Statewide GIS User Group provides quarterly 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 the following months (February, May, August and November). The meetings are split into morning and afternoon sessions, with participation welcome at either session or all day.  The meetings are held both remotely and in person in a range of locations, see the table below for the attendance location options. Lansing Parking Locations & Map

Conference call remote access 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 Education Topic

Learn what your peers are working on. Around-the-Room updates from meeting participants, capped off with a 30 minute "special topic" each meeting

Noon - 1:00pm Break for lunch
1:15 - 3:15pm

Educational Topic

Always informative and always different - a diverse set of topics is covered throughout the year, based upon input from the GIS community

In-person locations and remote access are listed under the Meeting Information column below. For any additional questions please contact:

Ulrika Zay: zayu@michigan.gov

Everett Root: roote@michigan.gov

 

Meeting Information

2022/2023 Meetings:

Meeting Date Special Topic Educational Topic Meeting Information

Thursday, February 2, 2023

February Meeting Agenda

ArcGIS Supporting Emergency Management Operations

Choosing the Right Web App

Updates

  • Announcements
  • State updates
  • IMAGIN & MiCAMP

Location: Romney Building, 10th Floor CGI Conference Room

Microsoft Teams meeting

Join on your computer or mobile app

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+248-509-0316,,62665165#

United States, Pontiac

Phone Conference ID: 626 651 65#

Thursday, November 3, 2022

November Meeting Agenda

Accessing 3DEP Data - Cynthia Rachol, USGS

Connected Nation Broadband Mapping - Wes Kerr - Director, Community Solutions, Connected Nation

2022 NGS Transitions from NAD83 - Shawn Roy, MDOT

Updates

  • EGLE - Kate Berg
  • MDOT
  • DNR
  • IMAGIN & MiCAMP Updates
  • Other items of interest

Location: Romney Building, 10th Floor CGI Conference Room

Microsoft Teams meeting

Join on your computer or mobile app

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+1 248-509-0316,,854046508

United States, Pontiac

Phone Conference ID: 854 046 508#

Thursday, August 4, 2022

August Meeting Agenda

GIS Education in Michigan - Panel Discussion

  • Dr. Bin Li - Central Michigan University
  • Dr. Yichun Xie - Eastern Michigan University
  • Dr. Gabor Barsai - Ferris State University
  • Professor Dennis Pipper - Lansing Community College
  • Dr. Kathleen Baker - Western Michigan University

Updates

  • State of Michigan Strategic Plan
  • Statewide Hydrography Project
  • ArcGIS Indoors Demo
  • State Plane Coordinate System Update
  • IMAGIN & MiCAMP updates

Location: Michigan Library & Historical Center Forum Auditorium

Statewide GIS User Group Meeting Parking Map

Microsoft Teams meeting

Join on your computer

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+1 248-509-0316,,970592215#

United States, Pontiac

Phone Conference ID: 970 592 215#

Thursday, May 5, 2022

May Meeting Agenda

Michigan Infrastructure Council Portal

Ryan Laruwe

Executive Director

Updates

  • USGS National Map Features
  • Ariel Doumbouya
  • Cartographic Products Lead

Location: Michigan Library & Historical Center Forum Auditorium

Statewide GIS User Group Meeting Parking Map

Microsoft Teams meeting

Join on your computer or mobile app

Click here to join the meeting

+1 248-509-0316,,748902282#

United States, Pontiac

Phone Conference ID: 748 902 282#

Archived Materials

Archived Meeting Minutes

An archive of previous meeting minutes.

Archived Presentations

An archive of special projects and educational session presentations.

Year-End Summary Reports

View summaries of the GIS Users Group yearly activities.

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