Kansas Association of Mappers

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  • 03 Aug 2020 3:56 PM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    The GIS Colorado and Wyoming Geospatial groups are sponsoring an Elevations Geospatial Summer Series. It is a 4-week series of talks and workshops, based at elevationsgeospatialsummit.org

    The first week was a huge success and they are starting the second week tomorrow, 8/4/2020. All content is being recorded and will be accessible to all registered attendees for several weeks after the series.

    Members of the Kansas Association of Mappers are cordially invited to join the summit by visiting the link above.

  • 17 Jul 2020 12:04 PM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    Here at KAM, we have some great things in store! View this personal message from Lee Allen, the program chair to get things kicked off.

    Registration opens July 31st! Don't miss the registration details. We know that budgets are strained this year, but education is at the utmost importance now more than ever, so we have adjusted the registration fees accordingly. 

    Costs: $119 Conference | $30 Pre-conference classes (limited spots available)

    Now is the chance to get your project or intimate knowledge green lighted for a presentation.  Submit your abstract now!  If you want to present, but don't have a topic at the moment, fill out the form and we'll be in contact with you.

    If you happen to be part of a company that would like to become an exhibitor, or you have utilized a company for your project needs, suggest they exhibit at KAM. See the exhibitor registration page.

    This years keynote speaker will be John Nelson from Esri.  His presentations at the Esri User Conference are the highest rated and most attended events. John brings witty intelligence to any audience and it will be a keynote to remember!

  • 14 May 2020 4:32 PM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    Hearty congratulations to Diana Restrepo-Osorio, who is KAM's 2020 recipient of the John Cowan Memorial Scholarship in Geography! Ms. Restrepo-Osorio is a doctoral candidate in Geography at the University of Kansas. Her recent projects focus on land and water use among the members of the Alianza del Pastizal (Grassland Alliance) in the Southern Cone Region of South America. We wish her safe travels to Uruguay whenever she is able to make her trip to share her findings with the participants in her most recent study!

  • 17 Mar 2020 11:42 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    In compliance with the State's recommendations on social distancing, we have decided to postpone the April 7 offering of ArcGIS Online: Beginner to Intermediate. Our instructors are still eager to offer the class, so as soon as we get the all-clear from KDHE, we will reschedule.

    Those already registered in the course are asked to stay enrolled so that we can easily notify you when we are selected a new date. If, however, you need to cancel and request a refund, please reach out to Amy Roust, Education Committee Chair, to make arrangements.

  • 24 Jan 2020 9:35 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    The Education Committee is pleased to offer three classes this year, based on the needs expressed by the membership in last fall's post-conference survey. Please visit the Class Schedule page for details on:

    Also on the Class Schedule page, we've listed outside opportunities in our area to learn Python, Collector, Survey123, and Web AppBuilder. If you know about educational opportunities that might interest KAM members, please contact us at kamappers@gmail.com.

  • 13 Dec 2019 2:24 PM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    The KAM board meeting minutes from November 20 and the Treasurer's report from November 2019 are both posted on the website now. You must be logged in to view them under the Governance menu.

  • 27 Nov 2019 9:22 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)
    GIS Edge is offering a three-day Python class in Manhattan, KS, on April 15-17, 2020. The class is capped at 12 people. Cost will depend on the total number of students enrolled, but likely will range from $750-$900 per student. Laptops are provided. If you are interested in taking this course, contact Sherie Taylor at (785) 537-6314 or staylor@rileycountyks.org with your email address and phone number.

    If you are aware of other courses in Kansas that may interest our members, please email us at kamappers@gmail.com. KAM does not endorse any particular business, but is happy to share information with our network to help people connect with the resources they need.

  • 20 Nov 2019 2:01 PM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    The KAM board meeting minutes from October 15-18 and the Treasurer's report from October 2019 are both posted on the website now. You must be logged in to view them under the Governance menu.

  • 29 Oct 2019 8:35 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    Help KAM plan its 2020 course offerings!

    The Education Committee wants to know how it can help you develop your skills next year. Please take a moment to complete our survey so that we can design our schedule with you in mind.


  • 22 Oct 2019 11:34 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

    The KAM board meeting minutes from September 27, 2019 and the Treasurer's report from September 2019 are both posted on the website now. You must be logged in to view them under the Governance menu.

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