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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Test Your GeoVocabulary

Many of us like crossword puzzles. Many of us like the work we do. If finding a GIS themed crossword puzzle seemed near impossible, it made sense to create one, and this is what some of us came up with.

It’s a little geeky for the Times, but it will likely challenge […]

New Maps Plus

With so many JC’s and Uni’s all over SoCal teaching traditional desktop GIS, some might say there has been a flood of graduates in recent years. Good. Our profession needs really good people. Why not look into something a little bit different? The University of Kentucky is offering New Maps Plus, an […]

Summer and Fall 2018 GIS Class Offerings at Santa Monica College

Santa Monica College SUMMER 2018 GIS 25, INTRODUCTION TO CARTOGRAPHY 3 UNITS

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course provides a general introduction to Cartography, broadly defined as the art, science, and ethics of map making and map use. The emphases include map scale, map projection, reference and thematic […]

Summer and Fall 2018 GIS class offerings at Rio Hondo College

Summer and Fall GIS class offerings at Rio Hondo College include Introduction, field data collection, GIS & Python, Crime Mapping, GIS Applications, Cartography and Environmental GIS. For a full list of class offerings and descriptions you can visit Rio Hondo College GIS page.

Summer classes (8 weeks) start June 18th and Fall starts August […]