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

Registration

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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

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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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KAMP Summer Quarterly Meeting – August 2015

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.

Agenda
9:00amWelcome & Board Meetings (announcements/conference promotion, etc.)
10:00amWest Louisville FoodPort Presentation (http://seedcapitalky.org/local-food-economy/louisville-food-port/) Erin Caricofe & Caroline Heine
10:50amBreak
11:00amUAV ProjectsBen Shinabery, QK4
12:00pmLunchPapa John’s Pizza - Sponsor
1:00pmUK’s online graduate programMatt Zook
1:20pmConference Overview & AnnouncementsLance Morris
1:30pmGIS/UAS/Imagery & upcoming trainingsVince DiNoto
2:00pmBreak
2:10pmULCGIS Programs and ActivitiesBob Forbes
2:30pmThe WorldPop Project: Spatial Demographic ModelingAndrea Gaughan
2:45pmExpanding WorldPop methods, data availability, and applicationsForrest Stevens

Eventbrite - KAMP Summer Quarterly Meeting - August 2015

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City of Bardstown Job Opening – GIS/Engineering Technician

The City of Bardstown is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of GIS/Engineering Technician. This is a full time position that requires obtaining, processing, and managing data to produce and upkeep accurate maps for service reliability and efficient workflow of multiple utility departments and governmental agencies. Continue reading

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