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
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.
- 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.
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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Thursday August 6th, 2015
9:00am – 3:00pm EDT
University of Louisville – Ekstrom Library Building
View Map – Parking garage is purple, meeting location is teal
Parking information will be emailed to registrants.
|9:00am||Welcome & Board Meetings (announcements/conference promotion, etc.)
|10:00am||West Louisville FoodPort Presentation (http://seedcapitalky.org/local-food-economy/louisville-food-port/) ||Erin Caricofe & Caroline Heine
|11:00am||UAV Projects||Ben Shinabery, QK4
|12:00pm||Lunch||Papa John’s Pizza - Sponsor
|1:00pm||UK’s online graduate program||Matt Zook
|1:20pm||Conference Overview & Announcements||Lance Morris
|1:30pm||GIS/UAS/Imagery & upcoming trainings||Vince DiNoto
|2:10pm||ULCGIS Programs and Activities||Bob Forbes
|2:30pm||The WorldPop Project: Spatial Demographic Modeling||Andrea Gaughan
|2:45pm||Expanding WorldPop methods, data availability, and applications||Forrest Stevens
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