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Pregame Picks: Playbook for WLIA Rookies
Pregame Picks: Playbook for WLIA Rookies

Rookie Training Starts here! Add these sessions to your playbook for navigating the WLIA Conference and building your team for a professional career. Continue Reading

Postedby Jennifer Borlick
Date posted02/13/2024


Introducing Tristan Wirkus - 2023 Damon Anderson Memorial Scholarship Winner
Introducing Tristan Wirkus - 2023 Damon Anderson Memorial Scholarship Winner

Introducing Tristan Wirkus, a junior at UW-Eau Claire studying Geography and Computer Science. Upon graduation, Tristan hopes to find a job that involves collecting field data and creating maps and models to best represent and visualize the data. Tristan has served as a student assistant in the... Continue Reading

Postedby Zach Nienow
Date posted02/9/2024


Introducing Ian Bohachek - 2023 Damon Anderson Memorial Scholarship Winner
Introducing Ian Bohachek - 2023 Damon Anderson Memorial Scholarship Winner

Introducing Ian Bohachek, a junior at UW-Madison. Ian interned at Sauk County last summer, where he learned a lot about land information and GIS from some of our own WLIA members! Ian hopes to find a job in GIS within the Madison area. His focus is on natural resources, and is interested in... Continue Reading

Postedby Zach Nienow
Date posted02/8/2024


Pregame Picks: Professional Development
Pregame Picks: Professional Development

So, there you are. Fourth and goal. Eight seconds on the clock. All you need to do is hand it off and let your teammate run it into the end zone to win the game. Here's the wind-up. And the pitch. Swing and a miss! Wait. What?! Make sure game ready with these professional development sessions. Continue Reading

Postedby Jennifer Borlick
Date posted02/7/2024


Pregame Picks: A Great Matchup of Title Insurance, Property Fraud, and Property Mapping Issues
Pregame Picks: A Great Matchup of Title Insurance, Property Fraud, and Property Mapping Issues

We're highlighting Workshops and Tracks to get you excited for Game Day. Which will you pick? The full preliminary agenda is available here and Sched, our online scheduling system, will be up soon with the final agenda. Kicking off on Wednesday morning is a workshop on "Title Insurance: The... Continue Reading

Postedby Carmen Novak
Date posted02/6/2024


Pregame Picks: Public Safety Focus
Pregame Picks: Public Safety Focus

Special event planning and public safety topics you can use! Continue Reading

Postedby Kim Meinert
Date posted02/6/2024


Introducing Nick Erickson - 2023 Damon Anderson Memorial Scholarship Winner
Introducing Nick Erickson - 2023 Damon Anderson Memorial Scholarship Winner

Introducing Nick Erickson, a senior studying Geography and GIS at UW-Parkside. Nick's career goal is to become a professional cartographer and use his artistic skills to do freelance work along the way. Nick is the founder and president of the Anthropology and Geography Club, and vice president... Continue Reading

Postedby Zach Nienow
Date posted02/6/2024


Pregame Picks: The Crowd is Cheering for NG911, Experience Builder, and Lightning Talks
Pregame Picks: The Crowd is Cheering for NG911, Experience Builder, and Lightning Talks

We're highlighting Workshops and Tracks to get you excited for Game Day. Which will you pick? The full preliminary agenda is available here and Sched, our online scheduling system, will be up soon with the final agenda. Kicking off on Wednesday morning is a workshop we've all been rooting for... Continue Reading

Postedby Carmen Novak
Date posted01/30/2024


WLIA Conference Shirts Are On Sale Now!
WLIA Conference Shirts Are On Sale Now!

Order Your Own WLIA Mappers Shirt Here! After getting a strong response from you all, the WLIA MAPPERS shirt sale is online through February 11th! We are partnering with JM Screen Printing & More from Cornell, Wisconsin to host the sale. T-shirts are made with classic screen print, while the... Continue Reading

Postedby Colter Sikora
Date posted01/30/2024


Pregame Picks: Lightning Round Anyone?
Pregame Picks: Lightning Round Anyone?

New Lightning Talk Session is sure to be a fun jaunt through land information in 120 minutes! Continue Reading

Postedby Kim Meinert
Date posted01/29/2024


Pregame Picks: What if I'm Not a Mapper?
Pregame Picks: What if I'm Not a Mapper?

We've still got PLENTY of workshops and sessions for you! Continue Reading

Postedby Kimberly Christman
Date posted01/23/2024


Pregame Picks: Parcel Fabric Workshops & An Entire Track for Gettin' Nerdy
Pregame Picks: Parcel Fabric Workshops & An Entire Track for Gettin' Nerdy

We're highlighting Workshops and Tracks to get you excited for Game Day. Which will you pick? The full preliminary agenda is available here and Sched, our online scheduling system, will be up soon with the final agenda. Kicking off on Wednesday morning is an introductory level workshop on... Continue Reading

Postedby Carmen Novak
Date posted01/23/2024