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Municipal and Irene Mapping Conference

The Capitol Plaza Hotel

Montpelier, VT

January 26, 2012

$60 includes coffee, pastries, and lunch


A conference that brings together municipal officials, volunteers, and others interested in how towns use and create geographic information! Tracks will focus on municipal mapping issues, how members of the VT mapping community helped keep the maps flowing during and after Irene, and general GIS/Digital Mapping topics.


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Each session consists of three concurrent topics (you pick which one you would like to attend).



    9:00 AM

    Keynote: Evaluating Our Mapping Resources Through The Lens of Irene, Gary Smith, Green Mountain Geographics, LLC


    9:40 AM

       * Understanding Land Surveys

       * The Flattened and Updated E911 Database

       * GIS and Service Learning at UVM

    10:40 AM

       * Public Works Mapping/GIS

       * Use Value Appraisal Program Mapping and Applications

       * Irene's Impacts: A Bird's Eye View

    11:40 AM

       * Incorporating Town GIS Data into Google Earth/Google Maps

       * LiDAR: What do you do with all that data?

       * Irene: The Geomorphic Story

    12:30 - LUNCH

    1:10 PM

       * A Municipal Mapping Perspective on Tropical Storm Irene

       * GIS Startup – Recipe for a Successful Municipal GIS

    2:10 PM

       * Vermont's Draft GIS Parcel Data Standard: What does it mean to YOU?

       * The Right GPS for Your Job

       * Using Crowd-Sourced Mapping to Support Disaster Response

    3:10 PM

       * Vermont's Draft Parcel Mapping Guidelines

       * The Meteorological/Climate Side of Irene



Leslie Pelch

Outreach Coordinator

VT Center for Geographic Information

58 South Main St., Suite 2

Waterbury, VT 05676