The National Map Users Conference and the Geospatial Information Science Workshop – Call for Abstracts Extended to Feb 6, 2011 — Federal Geographic Data Committee
The National Map Users Conference and the Geospatial Information Science Workshop
The U.S. Geological Survey has issued a Call for Abstracts to support The National Map (TNM) Users Conference, and the Geographic Information Science Workshop to be held May 10-13, 2011 in Lakewood, Colo. This inaugural event will assemble a wide range of participants including scientists, managers and geospatial professionals from government, industry, academia and other organizations. A goal of TNM UC is to share accomplishments and progress, acknowledge best practices, and exchange innovative ideas concerning The National Map in supporting science initiatives. The role of the GIS Workshop will be learning specific techniques for using GIS in support of science. Interactive dialog will be encouraged through panel and lightning sessions, poster presentations, workshops, and demonstrations.
More information and abstract submission: http://nationalmap.gov/uc
- Mark L. DeMulder – The Digital National Map of the United States of America (itc.conversationsnetwork.org)
Tags: Federal Geographic Data Committee, geographic information system, Geospatial, information science, Public Policy and Regulation, Social Sciences, The National Map, U.S. Geological Survey, United States Geological Survey
Dr. Lea Shanley is the founder and former co-Chair of the Federal Community of Practice on Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science, a vibrant community of 200 federal employees from more than 35 agencies. She is also a co-founding member of the Citizen Science Association. Dr. Shanley recently served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at NASA, where she helped to foster a culture of open innovation. Prior to this, she founded and directed the Commons Lab at the Wilson Center, served in the US Senate as a Congressional Science Fellow, and worked with local and tribal communities to develop GIS-based decision support systems for city planning, natural resource management, coastal management, and disaster response through the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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