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LA County Enterprise GIS now connected to Facebook

To get the word out even further about what we are doing in LA County in terms of geography, I am connecting the content that I publish on this site out to my Facebook account, and (more importantly) enabling visitors to “Like” various posts which will link us out to the Facebook community, connecting the […]

GIS Day – Tour of DPW facilities, GIS enabled vehicles

As we count down the hours to GIS Day, there are a couple of unique ends I wanted to ensure that visitors were aware of.

Tours of DPW Operations

LA County Public Works will be offering tours of its Emergency Operations Center and its Traffic Management Center. Come see how DPW uses GIS to respond […]

GIS Day – come for the maps, stay for the cake!

This year, the GIS Day Committee will wrap up the day with the cutting of the GIS Day cake! Sponsored by Pictometry, this will be a yummy ending to our day. So come for the maps in the map gallery, the booths, the presentations, but stay around at the end for the cutting of our […]

GIS Day Proclamation

I wanted to pass along the text of the Proclamation as adopted by the LA County Board of Supervisors …

We will be showcasing the scroll tomorrow at GIS Day …

View the full resolution image (6 Mb) pdf version

“WHEREAS, the management, use, and exchange of geographic information is essential […]

LA County GIS Day “After” Social

Join us at the Edison

This year the GIS Day Committee is having an apres event social. It will be on Thursday (the day after GIS Day) since many of us are going to be pretty tired after a long day of organizing.

We invited anyone to join us at the […]

GIS Day Scroll

Members of the GIS Day committee received the scroll from the Board of Supervisors proclaiming tomorrow ‘GIS Day’! The scroll will be on display tomorrow at our event.

See you tomorrow. For more information see GIS Day website

GIS Day 2011 – Final Information

GIS Day Parking Map

Hello everyone,

We have finalized the participant list, booth assignments, schedule, shuttle, and presentation tracks for GIS Day – which is only two days away! With 48 booths, good weather, and a lot of great presentations, I’m looking forward to another great day!

If you have any […]

GIS Day 2011 – Where in the County?

GIS Day Game 2011

Every year a highlight of GIS Day is our GIS Day Game “Where in the County”. Originally thought up by Regional Planning as part of the inaugural event, it has become a lot of fun to create, and provides an opportunity to get folks to know some […]

GIS Day Shuttle from the Hall of Administration

The LA County Department of Public Works (DPW) is once again providing a great service by organizing a shuttle from the County Hall of Administration in downtown Los Angeles to the event at their headquarters. So now you have no excuse!

Pickups are basically hourly from the Hall, starting at 8:30 AM.

Click […]

Test your network speed

Thought I would pass this along as a useful place to test the speed of the County Network if you are having issues connecting to GIS resources. It would help resolve one possible source of lag:

http://speedtest.net/

You can see my results here – Pretty good today – 31.5 Mbps second.

I […]