Please mark your calendar and plan to join us in Boise, Idaho October 9-13, 2017 for the 32nd annual Northwest GIS User Group Conference. Find full conference inforation at https://nwgis.org/2017. Photo credit boise.org.

2014 NWGIS User Group Meeting at Esri International User Conference

Date: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

NWGIS Meetup in San Diego at the Jolt'N Joes!

You are invited to attend the Northwest GIS User Group meetup during the 2014 Esri User Conference (Esri UC). It’s a great opportunity to network with other GIS users from the Northwest while enjoying hosted beverages and munchies. There is no need to register; your Esri conference badge will be your pass into this event. Adding to the fun will be a raffle for a number of great items generously donated by our sponsors. This raffle is limited to Northwest users and you must be present to win. 

2014 Keynote Speakers Announced

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 1:40pm -- brent.thomas

We are pleased to announce our two keynote speakers for the 2014 NWGIS Conference: Dr. Dominique Bachelet and David DiBiase.

Dr. Dominique Blachelet is Senior Climate Change Scientist at the Conservation Biology Institute and Associate Professor in the Dept. of Biological and Ecological Engineering at Oregon State University. Dominique initiated the creation of climatewizard.org at the Nature Conservancy with Chris Zganjar and she is now bringing climate and climate impacts simulation results to databasin.org to ensure that climate change awareness are integral to conservation planning.

David DiBiase leads the Education Team within Esri’s Industry Solutions group which promotes and supports GIS use to enrich teaching and learning at all levels, settings and locales. David is most proud of his leadership to build an open educational resources initiative at Penn State University.  The majority of the courses are freely available online.

You can learn more about our keynote speakers on our conference website.

2014 Conference Location Announced

Sun, 10/20/2013 - 1:38pm -- brent.thomas

Mark your calendars for next October 13-17, 2014 for the next NWGIS conference.

The conference will be held at the Lynnwood convention Center, in Lynnwood, Washington 15 minutes north of downtown Seattle.

If you are interested in volunteering or sponsoring contact Ruth Bunch.

Maps and the Geospatial Revolution - A free Online Course

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 1:05pm -- NathalieCSmith

Starting July 17, Penn State will run a 5 weeks online course - In this course you will learn how advances in geospatial technology and analytical methods have changed how we do everything, and discover how to make maps and analyze geographic patterns using the latest tools. More information @ https://www.coursera.org/course/maps

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