Virtual Spring Meeting Series – Week 1

Join us on May 11th to learn Why is Parcel Mapping so Difficult? with Frank Conkling from Panda Consulting.  He will dive into the complexities inherent to parcels and landownership and will attempt to breakdown some of the misunderstandings inherent in mapping parcels.

State Cartographer Howard Veregin will join us for our second session to let you know what you can expect now that the 2022 datum rollout is delayed.  He will bring awareness to the federal and state action items you will need to track as a Wisconsin geospatial professional.

We will end the day with NG9-1-1-: I’ve got my gap analysis, now what?.  Jeff Ledbetter with DATAMARK with help you better understand the gap analysis methods and learn how to bring solutions and strategies to your NG9-1-1 efforts.

If you haven’t registered yet, what are you waiting for? Register through Eventsquid and remember to renew your membership!

Grab a sandwich and join us on May 13th for our fun Lunch Gab at noon!  This will be a great opportunity to network with your fellow geospatial colleagues and will include lots of laughs and the chance to help us raise money for the WLIA Foundation.

Following lunch, Sandy Disrud with the Wisconsin Register of Deeds Association will bring us along for the Journey of a Document.We will follow the journey of two recorded documents from start to finish from it’s creation by a Title Company, to the Register of Deeds then to the Real Property Lister.  She will also provide insights as to the journey of a CSM.  You won’t want to miss this!

Nicholas Schmeiser from the Village of Whiting will join us along with Gale Shea from Seiler and Kyle Engelking with Symboint to discuss how their collaboration helped the Village built their municipal GIS from scratch using Trimble GNSS. Viewers will take away how the Village was able to use cost effective technology to build their GIS.

The day will end with a discussion from Jeff Ledbetter with DATAMARK on the Dimensions of GIS Data Quality. Jeff will show us how to prepare to assess data quality, what the dimensions of it are and showcase different approaches to addressing it.

Detailed daily agendas can be found here.

Watch for details coming soon on how to enter the “3 Truths and a Lie” contest, with answers and winners announced during the Lunch Gab!  See how well you know our WLIA Board Members and Platinum Sponsors for a chance to win a prize!

We can’t wait to see you in May!

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