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The AAG CISG Robert Raskin Student Competition 2017 is calling for participation. See competition page for more information.


CISG in 2016

The AAG CISG Robert Raskin Student Competition 2016 is open to submissions. See competition page for more information.


CISG in 2015

AAG CISG Robert Raskin Map 2015 Competition is open to submissions. See  page for more information.


CISG in 2014

CISG seeks nominations for:

  • Vice-president (automatically transitions to President in the second year);
  • Two Board positions (2-year term); and
  • Two Student board positions (1-year term).

Please email Wenwen Li (wenwen@asu . edu) or Eric Shook (eshook@ kent . edu) if you are interested and willing to serve in one of these roles or if you would like to recommend someone else for one of these roles. Nominations are due by April 7, 2014.  Voting will occur at the AAG-CISG Business Meeting (Wednedsay, 4/9/14, 8:30pm-9:30pm).

AAG CISG Robert Raskin Map Competition

See the CISG Robert Raskin Map Competition page for more information.

 


CISG in AAG 2013

CISG sponsored many sessions AAG this year. See list of CISG Sponsored Session in AAG 2013.


CISG in AAG 2012

CISG Highlighted Session

This year’s highlighted session Mapping Cyberspace and Social Networks is chaired by Ming-Hsiang Tsou, CISG vice-president, and organized by Ick Hoi Kim and Sarah Wandersee. It will be held in Conference Room F on the Lower Level of the Sheraton Hotel at 8:00 AM on Monday.

CISG Business Meeting

Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group Business Meeting is scheduled on Sunday, 2/26/2012, from 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM in Conference Room E, Lower Level, Sheraton Hotel

 


CISG workshops in 2012

Free & Open Source GIS (FOSS4G) for Educators

  • Date: Sunday, February 26, 8:00am – 11:40am
  • Organizer: Phil Davis, GeoTech Center
  • Instructor: Kurt Menke, Bird’s Eye View & CNM
  • Capacity: 30
  • Cost/person: $32 (includes handouts, coffee, DVDs)
  • Room: Americas Hall 2-B

The GeoTech Center, Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) & Bird’s Eye View have created a complete course curriculum based on Free and Open Source Software for GIS (FOSS4G). This workshop will demonstrate the FOSS4G software and lesson materials available for educators to use in their classrooms immediately. If you have been interested in teaching a FOSS4G course or just want to know more about FOSS4G, but didn’t know where to start, or where to find curriculum material, this workshop is for you. It is recommended that you bring a laptop. Live bootable FOSS4G DVD’s will be provided.

Web Mapping with GeoServer

  • Date: Friday, February 24, 12:40pm – 4:20pm
  • Organizer/Instructor: Mike Pumphrey, OpenGeo
  • Capacity: 40
  • Cost/person: TBD
  • Room: Grand Ballroom East

GeoServer is an open source software server that allows users to share and edit geospatial data on the web. Designed for interoperability, it publishes data from any major spatial data source using open standards. This workshop will teach you how to load, publish, and share geospatial data with GeoServer. Topics include navigating the GeoServer user interface, loading and publishing data, OGC web services, map creation and styling, and Google Earth integration. No prior experience with GeoServer is necessary, but familiarity with fundamental GIS concepts and/or web mapping is suggested.


CISG in AAG 2011

Spatial Cloud Computing slides available

The slides are available from the Spatial Cloud Computing (SCC) Sessions at AAG 2011. Please visit http://cisc.gmu.edu/scc/aag2011.html for the slides and more information about the sessions.

CISG business meeting at AAG

Cyberinfrasturcture Specialty Group Business Meeting is scheduled on Thursday, 4/14/2011, from 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM in 308 – Washington State Convention Center, Level 3


CISG in GIS in the Rockies 2010

KML & the Modified- (or Pseudo-) Mercator Projection

Michael P. Finn and Benjamin Tuttle organized a special session on “KML & the Modified- (or Pseudo-) Mercator Projection” on behalf of the GIS Division of ASPRS and the Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group of the AAG at GIS in the Rockies 2010, Loveland, CO.