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  • County’s annual GIS Fair set for Nov. 4

    Oct 25, 2016 | Read More News
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    Pima County ITD Geographic Information Systems will host the 19th Annual Pima County GIS Fair Friday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the County-City Public Works Building, 201 N. Stone Ave., basement Conference Room C. 
    GIS Fair
    Government staff, businesses, and the general public can hear presentations and try out the latest GIS tools at the free fair.

    Presentations include:
    • The Quiet Creek Corporation - Robert Davis presents “Using Drones to Assist Natural Resource Management,” mapping the changes to the Kings98 restoration project and the ongoing effort to locate buffelgrass, 10-10:45 a.m.; 
    • WestLand Resources, Inc. - Diana Sandoval and Matthew Reynolds present “A Conservation Success Story,” raising the bar using LIDAR and GIS at TEP’s 41-mile Pinal Central to Tortolita Transmission Line Project, 11-11:45 a.m.; and 
    • Pima County ITD GIS’s Cody Cohn, GIS analyst senior, presents “PimaMaps - A Step Above the Rest,” covers the power of this technology to help people and organizations use geographic information to make better decisions, noon-1 p.m.
    In addition to presentations, participants can visit 21 different exhibitors. Drawings for prizes will take place throughout the day.  

    Those who don’t know much about Geographic Information Systems can see a brief overview of this service at What is GIS?One of the most popular applications of Pima County’s GIS is the interactive MapGuide Maps and the next-generation web mapping system PimaMaps.

    Fair exhibitors include:
    For more information, contact Al.Jimenez@pima.gov , Steve.Whitney@pima.gov or Jack.Lloyd@pima.gov, or call them at (520) 724-8113.