Kentucky GIS Conference

KAMP is proud to announce the dates for the 2015 Kentucky GIS Conference.

Workshops – October 12th, 2015

Kentucky GIS Conference – October 13th and 14th, 2015

2-Day, Instructor-Led Course – October 15th and 16th, 2015 

Owensboro Convention Center in Owensboro, Kentucky

Check the KAMP Website often as we will be posting detailed conference information.

The Kentucky GIS Conference tab above, as well as the dropdown below that tab, have additional information about the conference.

Sponsor and Exhibitor Registration


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The Kentucky GIS Conference is Two Weeks Away!


It is not too late to register for workshops and the conference!

Come and meet new vendors and exhibitors at the 2015 Kentucky GIS Conference. We have filled all exhibitor spots. You will not want to miss all of the networking opportunities that our new location will bring.

2015 Ky GIS Conference Flyer





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Updated Program Grid Published

2015 Program Grid

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Job Opening: Geoprocessing Specialist II at KSNPC

Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission – GIS and Biological Database Management

Geoprocessing Specialist II

Auto Req ID: 43191BR; 8018 GEOPROCESSING SPECIALIST II; Grade 14

Posting ending date is 9/7/15.

Skills required:

  •  ArcGIS experience and a background in working with spatial data, including some programming
  • Experience with relational databases, and creating reports and queries to extract and summarize data
  • Having an environmental science or a biological science background is helpful.
  • Experience with wide range of projects from maps to models
  •  Ability to provide support and training to our staff for GIS issues and develop custom GIS layers for use outside of the managed database environment.

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UAV/UAS Workshop

Friday August 28th, 2015 – 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence
Jefferson Community and Technical College – SW Campus

1000 Community College Dr.
Louisville, KY 40272


The UAV/UAS Revolution is Here!

- – How Will it Affect the GIS Profession? – -

This first workshop on this subject, and organized by the Kentucky Association of Mapping Professionals (KAMP) and sponsored by the National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence and Precision Products, Inc. will help answer the following questions:

  • What are “drones” (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – UAVs or Unmanned Aerial Systems – UASs are the terms for professionals use; other names exist, such as Uninhabited Aerial Vehicles)
  • How are UAVs/UASs revolutionizing the geospatial professions?
  • Is it legal to fly UAVs/UAs? And is it legal to collect data with them?
  • What types of UAVs/UASs exist and what sensor payloads are the most popular for specific fields?
  • Is there a permit needed for my agency or institution to fly UAVs/UASs?
  • How do I process the resulting sensed data and use them in my GIS?

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