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Your Playbook to WLIA Gatherings in Green Bay!
Your Playbook to WLIA Gatherings in Green Bay!

In football every great play warrants a counter play, something to enhance the team and keep things interesting. The Lombardi Packer teams were famous for their power sweep, but the Ice Bowl-winning touchdown was set-up by a play designed to go where the sweep couldn’t reach. The 2024 WLIA... Continue Reading

Postedby Colter Sikora
Date posted01/11/2024


Annual Keynote Introductions
Annual Keynote Introductions

Hello Folks, and Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed a wonderful holiday season and are excited for annual conference season at WLIA! Our fantastic Annual Conference Committee has been hard at work for months, and we are moving into what Coach Vince Lombardi would call “the big push”... Continue Reading

Postedby Colter Sikora
Date posted01/8/2024


Annual Keynote Announcement: Meet Ginny Mason!
Annual Keynote Announcement: Meet Ginny Mason!

Ginny Mason is an award-winning cartographer with a passion for creating and designing maps that tell stories. With over 20 years experience, her work has been recognized by the Society of News Design, The British Cartographic Society, ESRI, Avenza, and the Cartography and Geographic Information... Continue Reading

Postedby Nicole Barbiaux
Date posted01/5/2024


Annual Keynote Announcement: Meet Xan Fredericks!
Annual Keynote Announcement: Meet Xan Fredericks!

Xan joins us as the National Map Liaison from the USGS National Geospatial Program Continue Reading

Postedby Colter Sikora
Date posted01/4/2024


Annual Keynote Announcement: Meet Michael Perry!
Annual Keynote Announcement: Meet Michael Perry!

Michael Perry is an accidental New York Times bestselling author, humorist, singer/songwriter, amateur snow plow driver, and playwright from New Auburn, Wisconsin. Continue Reading

Postedby Colter Sikora
Date posted01/4/2024


An Exciting Map Contest Update and Bonus Poetry
An Exciting Map Contest Update and Bonus Poetry

A new category and some inspiration! Continue Reading

Postedby Mike Seidel
Date posted12/19/2023


Legislative Update: Your Assistance is Appreciated!
Legislative Update: Your Assistance is Appreciated!

The Document Fee Increase needs your support. Continue Reading

Postedby Jennifer Borlick
Date posted12/18/2023


The Roster is beginning to come together...
The Roster is beginning to come together...

It's coming together, check out what we have so far! Continue Reading

Postedby Kim Meinert
Date posted12/13/2023


The WLIA Member Directory is Live!
The WLIA Member Directory is Live!

One major feature of WLIA's association management software (Novi) that we had yet to utilize (until now) is the Member Directory. While the feature is super easy to roll out, we delayed going live with it because it lacked some important privacy controls. When WLIA moved its member database to... Continue Reading

Postedby Shelley Witte
Date posted11/30/2023


It’s Time for Kickoff.
It’s Time for Kickoff.

2024 WLIA Map Contest Registration is LIVE!!! Continue Reading

Postedby Mike Seidel
Date posted11/14/2023


Event Recordings Released into the Wild
Event Recordings Released into the Wild

Check out the YouTube Channel for videos of the 2023 Annual Conference and more! Continue Reading

Date posted11/10/2023


Privacy Shielding Week
Privacy Shielding Week

The week of Nov. 13th, Fidlar is hosting “Privacy Shielding/Daniels Law Week”.  Each day, we will host a FREE, 45-minute webinar where a panel of experts from across the United States will educate you on a different facet of the ever-evolving Daniels law legislative requirements. Continue Reading

Postedby Jennifer Borlick
Date posted10/27/2023