News and Updates
IMAGIN: Improving Michigan's Access to Geographic information Networks.
Scott Ambs awarded the IMAGIN Geospatial Achievement Award
Scott was recognized and awarded the IMAGIN Geospatial Achievement Award at the 24th IMAGIN Annual Conference. His years of dedication to IMAGIN and to the GIS community in Michigan were celebrated and IMAGIN looks forward to many more years of impact from Scott. The awards presentation will be posted soon to the Awards page.
IMAGIN welcomes Janet Mocadlo from SEMCOG and Kathleen Stack from DTE Energy to the Board of Directors
Elections were held before and during the IMAGIN Conference to elect 7 board members. Janet and Kathleen are your newest Board Members, and reelected to office were Thomas Van Bruggen, Scott Ambs, Chad Collins, Lori Schultz, and Michael Woods.
Make sure to check out the Board of Director's section of the About page to contact us.
IMAGIN thanks Shane Pavlak and Dharmesh Jain for their Service
Shane Pavlack and Dharmesh Jain stepped down from their official positions of service on the IMAGIN Board. We thank Shane and Dharmesh for their years of service and look forward to continued work with both of these fine gentlemen.
Events and Workshops
IMAGIN is currently planning for future events and workshops. If you have topic ideas for a future workshop or event, please contact us.
Check out the EVENTS page for all the details
IMAGIN's 25th Annual Conference
15 to 17, 2016
Great Wolf Lodge, Traverse City, MI
IMAGIN's 24th Annual Conference Wrap Up
The 24th Annual Conference was a resounding success. With a new venue, increased social networking, 30+ educational tracks, engaging keynote speakers, and a full house of vendors, all who attended left with a greater knowledge base and larger network of GIS professionals to engage with.
We are already planning for the 25th Annual Conference, which will be held at the Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City, Michigan from May 15 to 17, 2016. Save the dates and check back in the fall as we start announcing details of the conference. While you are waiting, make sure to check out the Conference Page, and look for the proceedings and presentations from this and other past conferences.
reasons to attend the IMAGIN conference
1. Face to face interaction with colleagues and contractors rather than
communicating through email
2. Gain knowledge and exposure to new trends in the industry
3. Show your support for the Michigan GIS community
4. Interact with key people at the state and federal levels and stimulate new ideas for
them and yourself
5. Get you name out into the GIS community and find out what opportunities are
happening in Michigan
6. Find out who is doing what in Michigan in your area, build business relationships
7. Get training on an areas that you want or need to learn about
8. Provide information about your organizations skills and technology to your peers
9. Have a great time with your colleagues and peers
Stay up to date on the conference by checking out the Conference Page
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