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2014 Regional Forums
To address special needs, please contact David McMillen at david.mcmillen@tn.usda.gov at least 50 days prior to the event.

More information will be posted as these meetings develop.

West TNGIC GIS Forum

Announcing the 2014 Western Regional TNGIC Forum, October 7 & 8.

The 2014 West Tennessee Regional TNGIC Forum will be held at the University of Tennessee West Tennessee Research and Education Center in Jackson on October 7 and 8. October 7 will feature the first offering of the new TNGIC Experience GIS in Tennessee II (Intermediate) Class. The class is limited to 12 students at a cost of $50 each. This is not a beginner course and all attendees should have sound familiarity with ArcGIS 10. At least one year of experience with ArcGIS is recommended.  Click here to register for the training.

The conference will be held on Wednesday, October 8 and is free of charge. All attendees of all skill levels and experience with GIS are welcome. A light breakfast, lunch, and drinks for breaks will be provided on October 8. Presentations are being sought and are expected to be in the 30-45 minute range from all different use areas of GIS.  Pre-registration is requested so that we may plan meals. Click here to register for the conference.

Please note, requests for special needs services at the conference should be made to David McMillan at david.mcmillen@tn.usda.gov before August 21, 2014.

If you have any questions about the West Tennessee Regional TNGIC Forum, contact Jason
​Duke at jason_duke@fws.gov

VENDOR REGISTRATION – DEADLINE 09/26/2014 - REGISTRATION FORM
There are a total of 10 vendor spaces available so register early.  Exhibitors will have one 6-foot table, electricity, wireless internet and two chairs.

NO BOOTHS ALLOWED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE!

PLEASE REGISTER AS AN ATTENDEE AT HERE 

East TNGIC GIS Forum

Announcing the 2014 Eastern Regional TNGIC Forum, October 16 & 17.

The 2014 Eastern Regional TNGIC Forum will be held on the University of Tennessee Agricultural Campus, October 16 & 17.  The main conference will be on Thursday the 16th and two training sessions will be held on Friday the 17th.  There is no charge to attend the conference on Thursday but pre-registration via the TNGIC website is requested so that we may plan meals.  Click HERE to register for the conference.  Please note, requests for special needs services at the conference should be made to David McMillan at david.mcmillen@tn.usda.gov  by August 21, 2014.

We will have approximately fifteen, 20-minute breakout sessions and one panel session on Careers in GIS aimed at students and young professionals.  A number of local and regional vendors will be present.  A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

The keynote will be Dr. Brain Cullis, VP, Spatial Enterprise Services at Critigen.

Dr. Cullis is an expert in geospatial technology and cultural adoption, with experience in these fields dating back to the late 1980s.  Since then, he has completed doctoral work in the area and successfully facilitated geospatial culture change in the U.S. Department of Defense.  Today, Brian works with business and government leaders to identify and realize the value location intelligence can bring their organizations.

On Friday, October 17th there will be two training sessions offered.  The morning half-day session will be Introduction to Geoprocessing with Model Builder taught by Gerardo Bouquin, GIS Professional with Critigen.  Please click here to register for this training.

The afternoon half-day session will be An Introduction to Free and Open Source GIS Software taught by Dr. Bruce Ralston, Professor of Geography, Emeritus  and Dr. Mike Meyers, GIS Consultant for the County Technical Assistance Service.   Please click HERE to register for the training.

Cost for each course is $50.

Vendors! Registration Deadline: October 1, 2014! Find the appropriate form needed here.

MAGIC

“GIS in the Mid-South”
The Memphis Area Geographic Information Council (MAGIC) is a nonprofit organization of GIS professionals, users, educators, students and interested individuals in the Memphis region. Our annual two day conference will be held November 6-7, at The Kroc Community Center, 800 East Parkway South, Memphis TN 38104. This event is a great opportunity for professionals in the field of GIS, elected officials, public sector decision makers, non-profit organizations, consulting companies, educators, students and others in the Memphis region to share knowledge and network.

Middle TNGIC GIS Forum

Mark your calendars! The Middle TNGIC GIS Forum will be held on Wednesday & Thursday, Nov. 19-20, 2014 at the Rutherford County Agriculture Center in Murfreesboro, TN.  This meeting is free.

Register here.  
 
Presentations will be on Wed. Nov. 19th and workshops will be held on both Nov. 19th and Nov. 20th.  You are invited to submit a presentation abstract.  Any topic related to current GIS initiatives will be considered. 

The call for papers and exhibitors is here.  The abstract deadline is Sept. 19th. 
 
Come join with us to discuss GIS issues in the Middle Tennessee region and enjoy a free lunch provided by our sponsors.  This is a great networking opportunity!

Poster Contest: David McMillen at (615) 208-4258 or david.mcmillen@tn.usda.gov
Presentations/Abstracts: Katie Franke at (615) 829-5460 or Katie.Franke@stantec.com
Vendors Contact: Mary Beth Stephens at (615) 862-7214 or marybeth.stephens@nashville.gov
Registration: Teresa Prince at (615) 401-7824 or Teresa.Prince@cot.tn.gov
 
Requests for reasonable accommodation should be submitted
by September 15th to David McMillen: david.mcmillen@tn.usda.gov
Hope to see you there!
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2014 West TNGIC GIS Forum
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