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Jan 17, 2019

As part of the University of Minnesota’s Humanitarian Crisis Simulation held on May 17-19, 2019, there will be a GIS team embedded in the simulation to support the data needs of the participants. 

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Oct 29, 2018

The MN Geospatial Advisory Council (GAC) is defining statewide geospatial priorities for 2019, and we need your input. The GAC is asking members of the Minnesota geospatial professional community to respond to a short survey about geospatial needs. The survey will be open through November 6.

Link to Survey

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Aug 16, 2018

Celebrate GIS Day with us at the 2018 Spatial Forum on November 14. The UMN Spatial Forum is a yearly event highlighting spatial research, teaching, and outreach. This event is free and open to the public and features lighting talks, research exhibits, conversation, and the Borchert Lecture.

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January 23 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

A five-hour workshop introducing participants to web-based mapping and spatial analysis using Esri's ArcGIS Online.

January 24 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

A seven-hour workshop introducing participants to using a geographic information system (GIS) to analyze data and create maps.

January 28 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

A two-hour workshop guiding participants through the process of telling stories with maps using the Esri Story Map platform.