Do you use GIS in your research? Or, have you created any outstanding maps or other cartographic products? Temple University will celebrate GIS Day on Wednesday, November 16th from 12pm-6pm, and we invite members of GeoPhilly to showcase their spatial and cartographic work as a poster or brief (5-10 minute) presentation during this exciting event. We hope to include a diverse set of presentations, from a range of GIS applications.
To participate, please submit your presentation information, including your project title and 100-word description, and indicate your preference for a poster or talk via this link by October 15, 2016.
Join the Unlocking the Value of Census Data webinar on July 8, 1:00-2:30 PM to learn about census data and programs, such as the American Community Survey, the Economic Census, and Local Employment Dynamics. The session will highlight GIS and mapping resources, and demonstrate American Factfinder (AFF) and OnTheMap. For more information and to register:
Philly Tech Week 2016, presented by Comcast is from April 29th to May 7th and this year the Southeast Section has planned a tech event for planners! This event offers an introduction to CartoDB, Quantum GIS, and Geoda, three open source mapping platforms. Three CM credits are anticipated. Feel free to bring your laptop and follow along with the demonstrations.
Azavea’s Summer Of Maps is back – Got data? Need someone to map it? Summer of Maps is a three-month long fellowship giving student GIS analysts the opportunity to perform geospatial data analysis for local and national non-profit organizations. The deadline for non-profit project submissions is February 7, 2016. Check it out HERE.
Open Data Philly,
Office of Sustainability,
Grounded in Philly
Paley Library Lecture Hall Room 021 (Lower Level)
Grounded in Philly, the greenSTEM Network, and Open Data Philly help Philadelphians to better understand their communities through maps and other data visualization tools. Join our panelists to discuss these projects, and learn how accessible, transparent information is a key tool of social justice, and a crucial element in creating a more sustainable city.
Geospatial Technology and Open Source event
Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
DVPRC, 190 N Independence Mall West, 8th FL, Philadelphia, PA 19106
The 89th meeting of the DVRPC Information Resources Exchange Group (IREG) will be a special full-day event focused on Open Source and Geospatial Technologies.
We are having presentations by those who are actively developing and providing amazing applications, tools, and data. From Web Maps to data APIs, from data visualization to GitHub, and even the cloud! We are hoping that people will walk away with a better understanding, skill, or interest in these areas. There will also be a CartoDB workshop from 4-5 following the presentation. So please come join us and be ready to learn!
This FREE event will run from 10:30 am to 5 pm and include lunch. Seating is limited to 75. Please register at: http://dvrpc.ticketleap.com/ireg/