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Crowd Sourcing and Citizen Engagement

Date: November 1st, 2012 at 10am Location: Palm Beach County Vista Center Presenters: James Kelt, Senior Manager with Geographic Technologies Group Summary: As GIS professionals we have to stay on top of industry trends and demands from citizens.  Citizens and their organizations are demanding transparency and applications which allow citizen engagement and interactivity.  This session Continue Reading

GIS Specialist – Bonita Springs Utilities

GIS SPECIALIST Department: Engineering Salary: $34,847 – $52,274 SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Director of Engineering, assists with the design, development, implementation and maintenance of the Utility’s Geographic Information System (GIS). The incumbent oversees various types of files, updates and transfers geographical data and oversees the preparation of maps, programs, sketches and related graphical Continue Reading

Using 3D Buildings to Enhance GIS Datasets

3D Condos

Date: August 16th, 2012 at 10am Location: Palm Beach County Vista Center Presenters: Christine Schluter and Bruce Harris Summary: Creating, Displaying and Managing Condos and other 3D structures in a traditional 2-Dimensional environment can often present challenges for those working with these datasets. By using 3D GIS technologies to render these buildings users can get a Continue Reading

Geospatial Analyst III – Washington, DC

Geospatial Analyst III ($65,000 – $95,000) ArdentMC welcomes candidates with experience in geospatial production with a particular emphasis on homeland security, law enforcement or emergency management.  We are a small, boutique firm, focused on the high- end, high-technology solutions for government. ArdentMC invites you to consider our Geospatial Analyst III position, and take the opportunity Continue Reading

Facts and Fallacies: A Guide to Survey Grade GIS Data

Meeting Place: April 19th, 2012 at 10am Location: Palm Beach County Vista Center Presenter: Bryan Merritt, LS/PSM, Leed Green Associate, Principal Associate – Erdman Anthony Summary: Do you wonder how accurate (or inaccurate) survey grade data really is? Should you be comfortable with GPS vertical results you’re getting? Are you aware of the all the Continue Reading

Creating a Panther Habitat Model and Panther Migration Bank Geodatabase

Florida Panther

Meeting Place: February 16th, 2012 at 10am Location: Palm Beach County Vista Center Presenter: Barry Wood, GIS Specialist – Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Summary: The Florida Panther is the last subspecies of Puma still surviving in the eastern United States, and is restricted to less than 5% of their historic range.  The recovery strategy Continue Reading