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  • Pima County’s annual GIS Fair set for Nov. 9

    Nov 01, 2018 | Read More News
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    Pima County ITD Geographic Information Systems will host the 21st Annual Pima County GIS Fair Friday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the County-City Public Works Building, 201 N. Stone Ave., Basement Conference Room C.

    Government staff, businesses, and the general public can hear presentations and try out the latest GIS tools at the free fair. The theme is “GIS and a Changing Earth.”
    GIS fair
    Presentations include:
    • Eagleview – “GIS from Every Angle: The Imagery It’s Changin’,” 10 a.m.;
    • Westland Resources, Inc. –  “Historic Building Recording: Drones, 3D Software and Archaeologist,” 11 a.m.; and
    • Lightning Round – a collection of five-minute mini-talks given by individuals or organizations, noon.
    In addition to presentations, participants can visit 20 different exhibitors. Drawing for prizes will take place throughout the day. Attendees also can munch on free popcorn and try to guess the “Where in the World” locations from aerial photographs.

    Fair exhibitors include:
    • Borton Magnet School
    • City of Tucson Information Technology, GIS Services Division
    • City of Tucson Parks and Recreation
    • City of Tucson Transportation
    • Eagleview
    • Northwest Fire District
    • Pima Association of Governments
    • Pima County ITD Geographic Information Systems
    • Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation
    • Pima County Regional Flood Control District
    • Pima County Transportation EIM/Maps and Records
    • Pima County Wastewater Reclamation
    • The Quiet Creek Corporation
    • Rick Engineering Company
    • Tucson Police Department Research and Analysis Unit
    • Tucson Water
    • University of Arizona Library 
    • University of Arizona MS-GIST Program
    • University of Arizona Enterprise GIS
    • USDA - ARS Southwest Watershed Research Center
    • WestLand Resources Inc.
    For more information, contact Al.Jimenez@pima.gov or call him at (520) 724-6693.