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Post GIS Day in Astoria 2019

  • November 15, 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 857 Exchange Street. Astoria, OR 97103


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Post GIS Day in Astoria 2019:  Friday November 15th  8:00am-5:00pm

Judge Guy Boyington building located at 857 Commercial Street, Astoria


8:00         Brian Wilson and Mark Scott: Columbia Pacific Map Shop. Open source data, software and tools for you to use. We'll showcase QGIS as well as Open Street Map and have some fun with both. Learn how to edit with Open Street Map tools. Among other things, learn how to make free contour lines from free LiDAR data using free software. Bring    your laptop. We'll take it from there.


9:00         Local Government GIS. This is where local county and city GIS applications are demonstrated by their operators or managers that will include Clatsop and Tillamook county's in Oregon along with Wahkiakum and Pacific county's in Washington.


  • 9:50 Break: Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems

 10:00       Jim Lahm: Frontier Precision, Inc. "Trimble GNSS devices" Methods and improving your data collection accuracy with the latest innovations from Trimble. Get highly accurate elevation data to monitor tides which could help in analyzing erosion, subsidence, or mapping large debris fields washed up on shore? Learn about trends in the industry from one of the guys that knows best.


 11:00       Scott Faust: Sanborn Maps  “A safer and healthier world through GIS

GIS and Remote Sensing based Land Cover Mapping can help our communities become healthier, more sustainable, and safer places to live in.  Understanding the environment that surrounds us is the key to maintaining, improving, and protecting through preventative measures, where we live.


12:00       Free Lunch and lunchtime talk with Local Geologist Tom Horning


1:00         Corena Forson: Washington State Geological Survey: Washington Coastal Hazards


 2:00         Jonathan Allen: Oregon State Hazards Geologist: OregonCoastal Hazards


 3:00         Matthew Hampton: Oregon Metro - Print and Digital Maps for the Regional Transportation Plan.


 4:00         Rafa Gutierrez: Mapbox  From Preparedness to Post-Disaster, we'll cover the suite of tools Mapbox offers to help in your day-to-day operations. Rafa will cover the APIs and SDKs available for both online and offline uses as well as customizing maps and data through Mapbox Studio.


4:30         Patrick Corcoran: Oregon Sea grant Extension Coastal Hazards: “building community resilience to coastal hazards with GIS tools” A demonstration of applying GIS tools


5:00         Move to local place (TBA) and continue our conversations over beer and food.


To pre-register online for this free event

For more information about this event, please contact Mark Scott

email:       phone: 360-607-0807


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