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 in Michigan Library & Historical Center Forum Auditorium, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48915.   Statewide GIS Users Meeting Parking 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 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? For Remote Access contact:

    Ulrika Zay:

    Everett Root:


Meeting Information

  • Agenda

    2019 Meetings:


    Meeting Date Special Topic Educational Topic Meeting Information



    Wednesday, March 20


    MGF Technology Update

    ESRI Updates



    Location: Constitution Hall



    Thursday, May 2nd


    City of Lansing, Current GIS Applications and Projects

    MDOT Online GIS

    MDOT Roads and Highways Implementation: A Journey

    Planet Labs

    Location: Constitution Hall


    Thursday, August 1st


    Use of Unmaned Aerial Systems(UAS)

    Highways in the Sky 

    Michael Healander, Air Space Link, Inc.

    Location: Constitution Hall


    Thursday, November 7th




    Location: Michigan Library & Historical Center Forum Auditorium

    Statewide GIS User Group Meeting Parking Map







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