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Fully Online GIS Programs at UCLA Extension

With location as a service, cloud computing, 3D modeling and other trends, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technologies are becoming more prevalent in everyday life. The GIS industry is growing and becoming more important than ever before.

Our GIS and Geospatial Technology Programs are created in partnership with the UCLA Department of Geography, recognized internationally […]

Crossword Puzzles at GIS Day

On behalf of the GIS Certification Institute (and our friends from SoCal URISA next door), we would especially like to thank everyone who stopped by our booths. We highly encourage everyone to visit our sites.

We did pass out some copies of a new GIS crossword […]

L.A. County GIS Day 2018 – Thank You!

Thank you for joining us for GIS Day 2018!

We had 50 booths and 13 guest speakers, not to mention an impressive map gallery and many great sponsors. Our heartfelt thanks to all our speakers, (especially to Ron Galperin, Controller at LA City and our keynote speaker, Devra Schwartz of the LA Homeland Security Advisory […]

L.A. County GIS Day 2018 – Final Preparations Underway

Looking forward to seeing as many people as possible at our GIS Day event next Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles. We have most of our information about the event posted on this site now. We have the final speaker’s schedule, booth assignments and map and more. Click here […]

GIS Student Opportunity

Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking a candidate to fill a Student Professional Worker I vacancy to assist with GIS duties. Students must currently be on the L.A. County’s Student Professional Worker I eligibility list.

Example of duties:

• Make routine edits and update GIS spatial data, including points, lines, and […]

L.A. County GIS Day 2018 – Spaces Are Filling Up!

ATTENDEES: You do not need to register to attend this event; just come and enjoy.

PARTICIPANTS: Spaces are filling up! Please register soon to reserve a booth for your organization, make a presentation, or post maps in the Map Gallery. We are soliciting your abstracts for presentations and maps for the map gallery. This closes […]

L.A. County GIS Day 2018 Announcement

You are invited to join us for Los Angeles County’s 11th Annual GIS Day!

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 9:00am to 3:00pm Los Angeles County Grand Park, Olive Court 200 N. Grand Ave Los Angeles, CA 90012

This year we are Visualizing L.A. County with Mapping Technology. Come learn:

• how your government uses […]

Rio Hondo College GIS Course Offerings Fall 2018

Rio Hondo College GIS courses start the week of August 18th. Registration is open for Fall GIS classes on campus and an Introductory course on location at the LA County Department of Public Works (900 S Fremont Ave, Alhambra). Here is a list of classes offered including a new Programming class GIS281 (GIS […]

Test Your GeoVocabulary – The Key

Here is the answer key to a crossword puzzle from a previous post.

We hope this puzzle has expanded your geo-vocabulary, even if just a little bit. For your convenience, the PDF contains links to learn more about the answers.

GISCI Map Contest – 2018 Results

The GIS Certification Institute (gisci.org) is proud to announce the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of this year’s annual map contest. The 2018 edition of the map contest sported a freestyle theme, and this year witnessed some very creative results!

Feel free to visit here […]