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NWGIS User Conference

  • October 14, 2013
  • October 18, 2013
  • Sunriver, Oregon

NW GIS Users Conference

October 14 - 18, 2013

2013 Northwest GIS User Conference | Early Registration Ends September 16th

Early Registration Extended to September 16th

Register now for the Northwest GIS User Conference to take advantage of the $350 early registration fee. Conference registration goes up to $400 after September 16, 2013.

Book Your Conference Accommodations Soon

The conference will be held at the beautiful Sunriver Resort located at the edge of the high desert, and in the shadow of the Cascade Range. For lodging rate and information please call Sunriver Resort directly at 800-547-3922 and ask for a room under the NWGIS room block. Large groups renting a home in Sunriver please still reserve under the NWGIS room block.

Room Rates (does not include 8% tax, 15% resort fee, rates good through September 20th)

  • Single or Double Guest Room: $89
  • Suite: $195 Now $159
  • River Lodge: $224 Now $149

Sunriver is getting very low on single rooms at the per diem rate but has offered to lower the rates for Suites and River Lodge rooms to encourage people to share in order to open up more single rooms. The Suites have 2 Queen beds with 2 bathrooms. This is actually more cost effective than single rooms.  You can call in and switch your room for no additional fee.

Overflow accommodations are being provided by La Quinta Inns and Suites, which is located in Bend just 15 minutes from Sunriver.  Rooms are reserved under NWGIS and will be held until October 1st.  Room rates are $75 per night.  541-388-2227

Esri Pre-Conference Workshops, Technical Sessions, Hands-on Learning Lab & Dev Meet Up

Pre-Conference Workshops

Hands-on Lidar | Tuesday, October 15, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm | 4 hours | $100

ArcGIS Online Unconference | Tuesday, October 15, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 4 hours | $100

Technical Sessions

Sharpen Your Skills With Web GIS Part 1: Content and Configurable Resources | Wednesday, October 16, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Sharpen Your Skills With Web GIS Part 2: Spatial Analysis | Wednesday, October 16, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Hands-on Learning Lab

Take Esri training at your own pace in the Hands-on Learning Lab. The lab is a set of 20 computers, each with 19 lessons on the use of ArcGIS 10.2 software. Each lesson is self-directed, 30-40 minutes in length, with an Esri staff person available to assist where needed. All training materials are provided. No advance registration is required. Instructors will be on hand to help and answer questions. | Wednesday, October 16 and Thursday, October 17

Dev Meet Up

The Esri Dev Meet Up is a social gathering for developers to discuss geospatial technologies, complementary third-party tools, and development platforms that are supported by Esri. Presentations run the gamut of our community: from Web development to mobile location development for iOS, Android and Windows Phone 7 to automating tasks with Python. Developers of all levels of expertise are welcome, from seasoned GIS professionals to those new to geospatial development. Amber Case, co-founder of Geoloqi (now at Esri Portland) co-hosts this event! Food and beverages will be provided. | Wednesday, October 16 at 7:30 pm

Map Gallery

Looking for GISP points, a way to network with your peers, or just feel like showing off? Bring a map or poster to the conference and display it in the Map Gallery. The maps and posters will be displayed for the duration of the conference. It is a great way to spark conversations, get feedback on work you are doing and meet conference attendees who are working on similar projects. Judging for prizes and awards will be done on Wednesday evening and conference attendees will be able to vote for a People’s Choice award. Show us your best work.  Registeryour map or poster today! The deadline to submit a poster is October 11, 2013.



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