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May 2014

Pictometry User 2-Day Event at the Florence County Library

You’re Invited – Save the Date!

Pictometry User 2-Day Event at the Florence County Library

 

Attend either or both days!

When: Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Half-Day Pictometry Training (Max 25 people)

Complimentary lunch provided

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

and

 

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Pictometry User Group (Max 90 people)

Complimentary breakfast and lunch provided

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where: 509 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506
Cost: No charge for Training and PUG

Due to space and facilities, we are limited to the first 90 people who register for the PUG, and 25 people for the Pictometry Training Lab

How: Click to register
Topics to be covered include, but may not be limited to:

  • Pictometry technology update and new corporate overview
  • Pictometry applications, deployment and GIS updates
  • Customer presentations on current use today

Mark your calendars. More information on hotel accommodations and agenda to follow.

 

Plus …what’s new for 2014:

New CONNECTAssessment™ Portal, Rapid Access Delivery Options, New Imagery Packages: 9″ and 3″, new AccuPLUS® promotion, Pictometry quiz and giveaways, and much more!

 

For more information, email barry.grimes@pictometry.com

Meeting – Wednesday, May 21st – 2014

AGENDA

10:00

Welcome – Approval of February 26, 2014 Minutes

10:10

Finding Ning Po: Using GPS/GIS to Map Historical Artifacts in Catalina Harbor
Caroline Dunlap, GIS Analyst, Florence County GIS

In November of 2013, Caroline traveled to Catalina Island, CA to participate in a week-long GPS/GIS Field Techniques excursion through the University of Southern California’s GIST Graduate certificate program. This presentation will give a basic overview of the excursion and go into detail of the final project completed on the island, which involved using GPS and GIS to locate and map an ancient Chinese Junk (ship) called the Ning Po resting in the peaceful waters of Catalina Harbor. The main focus of the presentation will be on the rich and colorful history of Catalina’s Isthmus and to discuss the important role modern spatial technologies play in helping us understand the past.
Caroline Dunlap has been working with Florence County since 2008 as a GIS Analyst.

11:00
Break

11:15
Membership Update, Financial Report and Discussion

11:45
Lunch Break – Lasagna, Salad and Rolls catered by Stefano’s

12:00
ESRI – A YEAR OF INNOVATION IN GIS
Matthew Jones, Account Manager, ESRI
Anthony Myers, Solution Engineer, ESRI

2014 is a big year for innovation in GIS. During our discussion we will recap some of the highlights from the SEUC, and we will provide a hands on overview on new features like disconnected editing, and Operations Dashboard with HTML5. We will discuss some of the enhancements to ArcGIS Online and will provide some insight into the direction of development.
Matthew Jones was a property manager for the railroad where he helped to develop their first internal real property management, and GIS system. Matt’s focus is on asset management and valuation analytics.
Anthony Myers joined Esri a year ago, prior to that time he was the GIS director for the City of Naples, FL. Anthony’s specialty is developing well integrated GIS/IT systems that take advantage of COTS solutions.

12:50
Closing Comments and Door Prizes

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Pee Dee GIS User Group 2014 Dates
(August 20th and November 19th)

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