Introducing Josie Myers – 2019 Damon Anderson Memorial Scholarship Winner

Josie Myers University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire Josie will graduate in May, 2020 with a major in Geography, minor in Environment, Society and Culture and a certificate in GIS-Mapping.  She is also an undergraduate Research Assistant at… Read More

The SCHED App is Back

Sched, an event management and mobile application, will be in use again during our Annual conference. If you prefer to use your phone instead of the mini pocket program then be sure to download the app and navigate… Read More

Are you Ready for 2022?

The National Geodetic Survey (NGS) is preparing The North American Terrestrial Reference Frame of 2022 (NATRF2022) & The North American-Pacific Geopotential Datum of 2022 (NAPGD2022) to replace NAD83 & NAVD88. Will You Be Ready To To Meet The… Read More

Session Highlight: Applications of Remote Sensing in Land Management and Ecological Restoration

2020 is a big year for imagery acquisition in Wisconsin. But after you get it, what can you do with it? And why are there so many different types of imagery? Join Dr. Fugui Wang with Applied Ecological… Read More

Session Highlight: Survey 123 Inspections for Wind Construction

Laurel Hanson of Xcel Energy will have a 30 minute presentation updating her presentation from last year, Countdown to 2 Gigawatts, which detailed how Xcel Energy uses ArcGIS Online and Survey123 for wind construction.  If you recall last… Read More

Session Highlight: Why your County PLSS Data Matters

What is the Public Land Survey System (PLSS) and why does it matter? Join David Vogel, Ana wells and Brenda Hemstead of the Wisconsin State Cartographer’s Office for their presentation Why your County PLSS Data Matters. They will… Read More

Track Highlight: State and Federal Topics to include 2022 Shift

One of the topics heating up quickly is the replacement of NAD83/NAVD88 with the NATRF2022 Spatial Reference System being developed by the National Geodetic Survey. The Annual Conference will provide an opportunity on Friday to get an update… Read More

Workshop Focus: Local Redistricting in Wisconsin

Local Redistricting in Wisconsin will focus on preparing participants for the redistricting process to take place in April 2021, by performing a rehearsal of the process in 2020. The Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau (LRB), Legislative Technology Services Bureau… Read More

Track Highlight: MUGG and Esri Insights

Join us at on Thursday, February 20 at 10:30 am for an “Insights”ful look into spatial and non-spatial data in the MUGG and Esri Insights Track of the 33 WLIA Annual Conference in Middleton, Wisconsin. Ryan Sellman with… Read More

Geospatial Metadata Workshop at the Annual Conference!

Jaime Martindale with the UW-Madison Robinson Map Library and Jim Lacy with the WI State Cartographer’s Office will be leading a Geospatial Metadata workshop at the Annual Conference. This will focus on the importance of metadata and how… Read More