Kansas Association of Mappers

Announcements and Events

  • 19 Apr 2019 9:44 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)
    Kansas GIS has announced four new meetups for GIS professionals in our area. Visit https://www.meetup.com/Kansas-GIS/ for details. Group membership is open to all. Topics include:
    • GIS Happy Hour on 4/25/19
    • Coffee and Code on 5/21/19
    • ArcPro for the GIS Shop on 6/25/19
    • GIS Coffee Talk on 7/25/19
  • 16 Apr 2019 10:58 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)
    Hands-On Experience with Editing and Layouts in ArcGIS Pro
    8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Thursday, May 30, 2019

    1320 Research Dr, Manhattan, KS (KDA Conference Room)
    Requirements: Laptop or Device with ArcGIS Pro installed and licensed

    This hands on class will cover editing and layouts in ArcGIS Pro. The class will be divided into two sections. The morning section will discuss connecting to data and editing workflow. Topics include: adding data, displaying the attribute table, adding fields, creating new features, and feature templates. The afternoon section will discuss layouts. Topics include: creating new layouts, adding and managing elements, managing the data view from the layout, bookmarks, custom symbology, and export options. This class is suitable for beginner to advanced users. Some exposure to ArcGIS Pro before the class will be extremely helpful to get the most benefit from class materials. All participants need access to ArcGIS Pro via laptop and to make sure it is licensed properly.

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  • 09 Apr 2019 11:02 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)
    Calling all business owners! You are cordially invited to join us at the KAM 2019 Conference as exhibitors. Details and sponsorship levels are available on our Exhibitor Information page now.

     

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  • 03 Apr 2019 3:20 PM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    Abstracts are now being accepted to present at the annual KAM Conference! Anyone interested in presenting must submit an application online using the form available under the Conference menu above.

    Applications are due by 11:59 pm on Friday, May 31, 2019.

    Any questions may be directed to Joanna Rohlf, CFM, GISP, Program Committee Chair. (Contact information is available under Networking in the Member Directory.)

    PresenT at KAM

  • 02 Apr 2019 9:46 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)
    Applications for the John Cowan Memorial Scholarship are due soon! All students must submit their applications online by 11:59 pm on Monday, April 15, 2019. Details are under the Education menu or at https://www.kansasmappers.org/JCM. Contact the board at kamappers@gmail.com if you have any questions.
  • 01 Apr 2019 10:21 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    The GIS team at the Kansas Department of Emergency Management has created an Operations Dashboard to monitor flood conditions throughout our state. Kudos to KAM members Mike D'Attilio and Luke Finley, KDEM, for putting together such a valuable resource!

    Visit https://maps.kansastag.gov/floodmonitor to see this great resource in action!


  • 18 Mar 2019 11:55 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    Here's what's coming up with the Kansas ArcGIS User Group. Please note the change of location for the April 25 Happy Hour.

    ArcGIS User Group: Whens and Whys of ArcGIS Online

    Wednesday, March 20, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    KBI Forensic Science Center Auditorium, 2001 SW Washburn Ave, Topeka, KS

    Esri Solution Engineer Pete Gamberg will join us to discuss multiple facets of ArcGIS Online and Web GIS. It can be easy to track down how to do various functions in AGO, but we'll be discussing what some of "whys" and "whens" of cases where AGO can make your life easier. Topics will include creating and editing data in AGO, managing data and schemas in AGO, Open Data/Hub, and the new user types included in AGO.

    Event Link - https://www.meetup.com/Kansas-GIS/events/257896433/

    GIS Happy Hour (note new location @ Black Stag Brewery & Pub)

    Thursday, April 25, 5:00 pm - ?

    Black Stag Brewery & Pub, 623 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, KS

    Join for beverages and GIS networking.

    Event Link- https://www.meetup.com/Kansas-GIS/events/259091466/

    Coffee & Code

    Tuesday, May 21, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

    World Cup Espresso, 1501 SW 21st St, Topeka, KS

    We'll be enjoying legal addictive stimulants and discussing all things GIS development and architecture.

    Event Link- https://www.meetup.com/Kansas-GIS/events/259872277/

    Contact Kristen Jordan Koenig at kristen.dasc@ku.edu with questions.

  • 08 Mar 2019 10:10 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    The Midwest UC is the FIRST Esri Regional Conference to be scheduled in the Midwest. It has been a long time since the broader midwestern Esri user community met at the last Midwest ArcInfo User Group and we’ve been talking for years about bringing something similar back, and that time is here. For two full days this conference will provide a unique opportunity to network with about 300 attendees from across industries who are using GIS technology to create location strategies in their organizations.

    Visit https://www.esri.com/en-us/about/events/esri-midwest-uc for details and registration info.

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