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Start: 11/17/2008 8:30 am
End: 11/17/2008 5:00 pm

WAURISA Announces its Fall 2008 Workshop

Best Practices for Developing Geographic Information Models

Monday, November 17, 2008 - Hilton Garden Inn - Issaquah, Washington

Workshop Details:

Even with decades of experience, effective design of a GIS database remains a combination of art and science. This workshop shows how you can build on your existing data and skills to take advantage of the latest generation of GIS tools and practices for database design. Exercises include developing use cases, conceptual and logical data models, and applying object-oriented design patterns for commonly used GIS database structures.

Specific topics to be covered include:

· The key phases in iterative database design Developing use cases

· Using database templates to build on your existing data sources Ten design patterns for GIS database structures and elements

· Ten steps to follow for conceptual, logical, and physical information modeling

· Understanding the relationships between your map layers and geographic database objects

Instructor: Douglas Adams, Systems Analyst, Baltimore County, Maryland

URISA Certified Workshop: Best Practices for Developing Geographic Information Models is a URISA Certified Workshop. URISA – The Association for Geospatial Professionals – developed the course content and certified our instructor. The URISA Workshop Development Committee ensures that topics are timely, content provides value, and instructors are subject matter experts and skilled educators. For more information about URISA Certified Workshops, see: http://urisa.org/workshops

GIS Certification Points: Those who complete the Best Practices for Developing Geographic Information Models workshop can earn 0.2 education points towards their GISCI Certification (see: http://www.gisci.org/ ).

Intended Audience: This material is intended for technical managers and designers of GIS databases and applications. Skilled database users will also benefit. No programming experience is required.

Lunch and Refreshments: Your registration includes lunch along with morning and afternoon break refreshments.

Workshop Location: The workshop will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Seattle/Issaquah on November 17, 2008 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Registration Cost for November 17 Workshop: WAURISA Member Registration Rate: $125 (You are a current WAURISA member if you attended the 2008 Washington GIS Conference in Seattle) The WAURISA rate is also offered to all current URISA members.

For more information and to register for the Best Practices for Developing Geographic Information Models, see: http://www.waurisa.org/education.html

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Start: 11/19/2008 7:00 am

November 19th & 20th, 2008
Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside
Vancouver, BC

Start: 11/19/2008 9:00 am
End: 11/19/2008 9:00 pm

GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society.

Start: 11/19/2008 9:00 am

The Canadian Institute of Geomatics New Brunswick Branch, is very proud to be hosting the Geomatics Atlantic 2008 Conference. The conference will take place November 19th and 20th, 2008 at the Trade and Convention Centre, in Saint John, New Brunswick.

The theme of this year's conference is "Discovering the Way to a Sustainable Future". The conference program will include technical presentations, a map / poster gallery, a trade show and a social event.

Come celebrate the 10th Anniversary of GIS Day with us on November 19th and plan to attend the Canadian Institute of Geomatics’ National Annual General Meeting to be held November 20th, 2008, at the Geomatics Atlantic Conference.

Geomatics Atlantic 2008 will bring together academics, practitioners, vendors, and policy makers from Atlantic Canada’s Geomatics community in a relaxed, informative and productive two day event.

Please come join us this November at the Trade and Convention Centre in beautiful and historic Saint John, New Brunswick.

Keynote Speaker:  Mr. Carl Duivenvoorden, one of only two Atlantic Canadians tasked with spreading Al Gore’s message on climate change.

Theme: "Discovering the Way to a Sustainable Future"

Dates: November 19th & 20th, 2008

Locations: Trade and Convention Centre, Saint John, New Brunswick

Homepage: http://www.geomaticsatlantic.com/

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Start: 11/19/2008 7:00 am
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November 19th & 20th, 2008
Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside
Vancouver, BC

Start: 11/19/2008 9:00 am
End: 11/20/2008 5:00 am

The Canadian Institute of Geomatics New Brunswick Branch, is very proud to be hosting the Geomatics Atlantic 2008 Conference. The conference will take place November 19th and 20th, 2008 at the Trade and Convention Centre, in Saint John, New Brunswick.

The theme of this year's conference is "Discovering the Way to a Sustainable Future". The conference program will include technical presentations, a map / poster gallery, a trade show and a social event.

Come celebrate the 10th Anniversary of GIS Day with us on November 19th and plan to attend the Canadian Institute of Geomatics’ National Annual General Meeting to be held November 20th, 2008, at the Geomatics Atlantic Conference.

Geomatics Atlantic 2008 will bring together academics, practitioners, vendors, and policy makers from Atlantic Canada’s Geomatics community in a relaxed, informative and productive two day event.

Please come join us this November at the Trade and Convention Centre in beautiful and historic Saint John, New Brunswick.

Keynote Speaker:  Mr. Carl Duivenvoorden, one of only two Atlantic Canadians tasked with spreading Al Gore’s message on climate change.

Theme: "Discovering the Way to a Sustainable Future"

Dates: November 19th & 20th, 2008

Locations: Trade and Convention Centre, Saint John, New Brunswick

Homepage: http://www.geomaticsatlantic.com/

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