Seven Hills Regional User Group for GIS (SHRUG)
Eighth GIS Workshop
“Getting the Most Out of GIS”
Florida State Turnbull Convention Center
Tallahassee, FL * November 17th-18th, 2010

Only 4 weeks left for Early Registration!

Early Registration for Workshop Attendance is available for $75.00 until August 31st.  The Standard Rate of $100.00 begins on September 1st, and the Late Rate of $125.00 will start on October 16th.  We will also be offering the $50.00 Student Rate again this year (Limited to first 25 students, must have a valid student ID at the time of check in and be enrolled for at least nine semester hours).   Payment forms include: Checks, Money Orders, Purchase Orders, and Credit Cards (VISA, MC, and AE).  

Keynote – James Fee, GISP

James Fee, GISP will be the Keynote Speaker at the Eighth SHRUG GIS Workshop in November!  James Fee is widely regarded as a leader in the field of geospatial and web-based mapping technologies.  He has developed an online GIS community, Planet Geospatial, is a regular columnist for GeoInformatics magazine, and blogs about GIS at

Call for Presentations and Posters!

HAVE YOU SUBMITTED YOUR PRESENTATION and/or POSTER ABSTRACT YET?  Presentations slots range from short individual sessions up to full panel discussion blocks, and cover beginner to expert topics, from government to private agencies.  This is a great way to share GIS insights and applications in a relaxed, informal setting.  So go ahead and submit your abstract or poster today!

Pre-Workshop Training Sessions – November 15-16th, and 19th   

Are you looking for great training opportunities?  Well look no further, we are pleased to offer the following training sessions this year:

  • Building Web Maps Using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript  (2 days)
  • ArcGIS Desktop I: Getting Started with GIS for ArcGIS 9.3  (2 days)
  • ArcGIS Desktop II: Tools & Functionality for ArcGIS 9.3 (3 days)
  • ArcGIS Server Basics: Installation, Services, & Tweaks  (2 days)
  • Using AutoCAD Data in ArcGIS  (2 days)
  • Demographic Analysis Using Census Data and Using Census Data in GIS Mapping  (2 days)

All courses are limited in size (typically accommodate 12-14 students) and subject to cancellation without minimum enrollment. So Register Early!

Call for Workshop Sponsors and Exhibitors

Our Sponsors and Exhibitors help make the SHRUG Workshop possible every year!  And if you have never been a sponsor before, this year is the year to start. We have a lot of exciting changes for you starting with reduced sponsorship rates: Platinum ($1500), Gold ($1000), Silver ($550), and Bronze ($250).   So, if your company would like to participate by having a booth at this years’ workshop, please see the link above.

Thanks to our Current Sponsors!

Platinum: ESRI, Keck & Wood 

Silver: GIS Services Inc, Jones Edmonds, Spatial Engineering, Navigation Electronics Inc, Kucera International Inc.

 Apply your SHRUG Workshop attendance toward GISP Certification!

By participating in the SHRUG Workshop you can gain valuable points towards your GIS Professional (GISP) certification or re-certification. More details are available at:

Please visit our SHRUG Workshop Website for the latest information regarding SHRUG activities and other details about this year’s event.