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February 2018 Meeting Reminder

February 2018 Meeting Reminder We hope everyone had a nice holiday season and a great start to 2018!  (Who can believe that there are only 11 months left in 2018?) There is no time to waste, so let’s start the new year learning ways to evaluate applications that might best suit our needs. We have Continue Reading

Invitation to Holiday Lunch *** December 7th,  2017 ***

GIS Forum Holiday Lunch Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 @ 11:30 am  City of West Palm Beach -City Center, Flagler Room Please join us to celebrate the season and each other, next Thursday, at the Palm Beach Countywide GIS Forum Holiday Lunch Meeting!! Speaker: Martin Roche, GISPDirector of GIS Services & Solutions Avineon, Inc Presentation: “GISP: Exams, re-certification, and what is next.” The presentation will provide information Continue Reading

August 2017 Meeting Reminder


Alright all you techies, this Thursday’s presentation will focus on “Automating Map Creation using Python”.  Come hear Sergio tell you how easy this can be as he uses the FDOT Atlas as an example. In the business portion of the meeting, you will get an update on the quickly approaching South Florida GIS Expo.  The theme this year is Treasure Continue Reading

June 2017 Meeting Reminder

Our next meeting is coming up, next weeks on Thursday, June 15, 2017, at the Palm Beach County Vista Center at 10:00 a.m. Our presentation this month is Rick Householder and Ken Chen, SFMWD Geospatial.The presentation will focus on several proof of concept UAV projects at the SFWMD to determine the usefulness and effectiveness of using Continue Reading

April Member Meeting

It is our pleasure to bring you the presentation ”Mandel Library Patron Web Application” by Zoralys Calle, GISP . The Palm Beach Countywide GIS Forum is your place to find out more about the Countywide LiDAR program deliverables and potential uses for your organization. Please join us on THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 2017, at 10:00 am for our bi-monthly open meeting (agenda) Continue Reading

Introducing Nomminees for the PBCW GIS Board

We are pleased to announce that we have six (6) candidates for 3 open Forum Director positions (positions #4, 6 and 7).  The candidates, listed alphabetically are: Andres Castillo, City of West Palm Beach Gregory Gabriel, PBC Youth Services Department Richard Hernandez, PBC Property Appraiser’s Office Nathan Kerr, City of West Palm Beach Heather Kostura, South Continue Reading

February 2017 Meeting Reminder

Our first meeting is coming up, next week on Thursday, February 2, 2017, at the Palm Beach County Vista Center at 10:00 a.m.  There are few updates: We will be holding elections to add three (3) new Board members to the existing Board of Directors. So far we have received 6 nominations. We did a short interview of our Continue Reading