Registration is open for the GeoEd'14 Conference and Workshops. You can register for the workshops and conference directly from our website this year. If you are interested in presenting a paper or proposing a workshop topic please click on the button on the GeoEd'14 page. Additional workshops and the conference program will be posted as they become available, so check back to learn more about the conference. GeoEd'14 Conference is located at: http://geotechcenter.weebly.com/geoed-14.html
Registration for GeoEd'14 is now open!
This year the Conference will be held on June 11th in Louisville, KY and the Workshops will be held on June 9th and 10th. Each workshop will have their own registration page. Click here to register to attend the conference or any of the workshops.
Stipends will be available for two-year college educators. For additional information about the conference or the stipend please contact email@example.com
The National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence, in partnership with Southwestern College (SWC) and San Diego State University (SDSU), will host the sixth annual NGTC Geospatial Technology Summer Workshop. The workshop will be held in the brand new Geospatial Technology Lab on the campus of SDSU from July 8 -11, 2014. The workshop will host high school and community college faculty who have previous experience using geospatial technology tools, including but not limited to one more of the following: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing (RS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and cartography. Workshop participants will design and produce geospatial curriculum that can be used within a classroom setting.
This year’s participants will be required to submit a proposal to attend the workshop. The proposal should include:
Here is my cold/snowy Monday morning post. The GeoTech Center is moving forward on many different projects. The GTCM Updating process is moving forward, contact Rodney Jackson if you want more information on this process. We are working on detailed model courses which are based upon the competency based work done previously in developing course outlines, Rich Schultz is leading this effort. The student competition is moving forward and you can find a button with more details about this directly above this posting. GeoEd'14 is planned for June 9 -11 in Louisville, a call for paper and workshops are located at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1DvReC6jM_SBr1KhqflnWqwwYblYO3_CFoL0RWioHNkE/edit and conference registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/myevent?eid=10210408607 . Also our west coast conference in San Diegois in July is now open and contact either Professor Ken Yanow (firstname.lastname@example.org ) or Dr. Ming Tsou (email@example.com ). - See more about this conference at: http://www.geotechcenter.org/News-Media/News-Archive/San-Diego-State-University-Southwestern-College-Annual-Workshop#sthash.XYdhJZIO.dpuf . Are you developing or revising a program or classes and would you like assistance or mentoring at any level, please contact me at: vince.dinoto@kctcs,edu .
In addition the Center is revitalizing our social media sites. LinkedIn , Twitter at @geotechcenter, Pinterest is http://www.pinterest.com/jfgeotech/ , a new Facebook and YouTube site are under construction and should be functional in the next few days, when these sites are up and functional we will publish links here on our blog.
The Center is in the process of completely redesigning our website and it is hoped that the new front page will be available very shortly, the url will not change.
The GeoiTech Center has provided funding to support student participation at the CalGIS conference in Monterrey, CA, April 14-16, 2014. This state-wide conference will bring geospatial leaders together to network and support geospatial technology. Participation by students in the conference will help prepare them to enter a geospatial career. The conference is hosted by the Northern, Southern and Central California Chapters of URISA, the Bay Area Automated Mapping Association (BAAMA) and the California Geographic Information Association (CGIS). Attend CalGIS and listen to speakers such as Jack Dangermond, Esri, Mike Migurrski, Code of America, Eric Gunderson, MapBox and Dylan Lorimer, Google. If you can’t attend the conference, you can still learn about hot topics through five recorded Webinars hosted by CalGIS 2014. For more information about the Conference, and Webinars see www.urisa.org/education-events/calgis-conference/ More information about Student Stipends will be posted in the next few days.
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