November 2013
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GIS Day 2013 – Thanks Again to our Sponsors!

We couldn’t have had as successful an event as we did without the help of our sponsors. We thank them for the prizes (that were drawn every 20 minutes or so), the coffee, the print outs, the swag and, of course, the GIS Day Cake! THANKS AGAIN!


LA County GIS Day 2013 Survey

Hello everyone,

In an effort to improve our event, we are trying to find out what you thought about our event. Thank your for helping make GIS Day better each year!

I’ve invited you to fill out the form LA County GIS Day Survey. To fill it out, visit:

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GIS Day 2013 a Great Success!

Thank you everyone who made it out to GIS Day 2013 – it was a great success!

The weather held off just long enough to get a great event in, ending with a lot of cake cutting (thanks to Pictometry for bringing the cake, and thanks to Christine for helping me cut it!!) We must […]

How LARIAC benefits local governments

A nice article came out today about LARIAC – just in time for GIS Day!

Read the article here.

I’ll be posting some pictures about our event today – hope you can make it!

Link to GIS Day page

GIS Day 2013 Giveaways

Once again we will be having some great giveaways this year, to go along with our GIS Day Game.

Carrie Wiley from DPW has updated our annual “Where in the County” game that will test your knowledge of places in LA. If you get 6 right, you’ll be entered to win T-shirts, gift cards […]

A Trip down GIS Day Memory Lane

I thought it might be fun to show some of the pictures that we had from earlier GIS Day events at the Hall of Administration. I’m getting all choked up 🙂

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Are you ready for GIS Day? It’s Tomorrow!

GIS Day is tomorrow – Public Works’s great banner is up, the tent is coming tonight, and we are ready for a great event!

I look forward to kicking the day off with a pair of keynotes – one from William Fujioka (the County CEO) and the other from Rick Cole (Deputy Mayor […]

GIS Day 2013 – See the Assessor Mapping Division in action!

Have you ever wondered how the Assessor manages the mapping of 2.4 million+ parcels in LA County?

Now is your chance – during GIS Day, the Assessor will be offering tours of its mapping division, so you can see first hand how property boundaries are managed.

Stop by Booth 26 (the Assessor’s booth) […]

GIS Day – Technical Workshops

As part of GIS Day, a number of training sessions will be offered which will provide an opportunity to improve your GIS skills, and learn more about GIS tools and data offered by the County of Los Angeles.

We have 20 seats in our training room, so seats will be assigned on a first come […]

Call for abstract submissions for CalGIS 2014

CalGIS (in Monterey April 2014) is a great California-focused GIS conference. They have a number of slots available for presentation submissions – if you want to present on the work that you are doing, this is a great place to do it!

Link to the CalGIS Site Link to […]