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Brandt, Holli Holli.Brandt@dep.state.fl.us
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The Seven Hills Regional User Group for GIS
is proud to announce the

2004 SHRUG GIS Workshop
   "Mapping Our Future"

Tallahassee - Leon County Civic Center -=20
November 15 - 18, 2004
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We invite you to join us at our third annual SHRUG GIS workshop.
http://shrug-gis.info/workshop04/   <http://shrug-gis.info/workshop04/>  =

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In This E-Mail
Special Student Workshop Registration Rate=20
Training Classes Filing Up
Thanks to our Sponsors & Exhibitors=20
Poster Deadline 2 Weeks Away


Special Student Workshop Registration Rate=20
In an effort to encourage University participation, SHRUG would like to
extend a special offer for two- and four-year college students to attend =
the
SHRUG GIS Workshop.  Starting now through on-site registration, those
currently enrolled in a college, community college, vocational school, =
or
university (with a minimum of 6 credit hours) may register for the SHRUG
Workshop at a special student rate of $50.00!  This is a 50% discount =
from
the current Standard Registration price of $100.00.

In order to take advantage of this offer, the registrant must indicate =
on
their registration form the following information:

Attendee Organization: Name of the institution currently enrolled in
Attendee Title:        Student

Upon arriving at the 3rd Annual GIS Workshop, all attendees who have
indicated 'Student' status must provide proof of current enrollment via =
a
Student ID, registration receipt, or unofficial transcript indicating
enrollment in the current semester.

We encourage students from all disciplines to join us in learning about =
the
wide application of GIS in our community.  If you have any questions =
prior to
registration, please contact Patrick Pence at =
registration@shrug-gis.info or
850-891-4941.

Included in your registration is:=20
	*	2 great full days of GIS knowledge sharing and fun!=20
	*	Admission to over 50 GIS presentation sessions with three
separate lines of technical tracts; Newbie, Geek and Guru=20
	*	Project Showcase=20
	*	Dr. Shop Presentations
	*	2 Continental breakfasts=20
	*	2 Buffet lunches=20
	*	Beverage/Snack Breaks with Raffle Prizes
	*	A Tuesday evening Pre-Workshop Social Event with Food,
Drinks, Entertainment and Raffle Prizes
	*	A SHRUG bag filled with novelty items & information=20
	*	A 2004 SHRUG GIS Workshop Program and Name Badge=20
	*	A SHRUG lanyard=20
	*	A Workshop T-shirt=20
	*	A Wednesday evening Social Mixer with more Food, Drinks,
Entertainment and More Raffle Prizes=20
	*	1 Automatic Prize Drawing Ticket to be used during Thursday's
Big Lunch Raffle=20
	*	Contests and social activities
Register today  http://shrug-gis.info/workshop04/registration.htm


Training Classes Filing Up
This year we added more courses covering a variety of GIS topics and =
ranging
from Beginner to Advanced.  The classes have begun to fill up and =
several are
just slots away from being full.  The 'Introduction to ArcIMS' and the
'Building Geodatabases' courses are almost full.   And due to high =
demand we
have added another 'Introduction to ArcGIS' course that is also almost
already full.  Now is the time for you to register. =20

This is a great opportunity to get the specified and certified training =
you
need at a discounted price.  Two day classes will be held on Monday =
November
15th and Tuesday November 16th.  Three day classes will be November =
15th,
16th and the final day on Friday November 19th. These classes are also =
on a
limited basis, and typically accommodate 14-15 students. =20
This is a list of the classes we are offering:
		*	Introduction to ArcGIS I  (2 days)=20
		*	Introduction to ArcIMS  (2 days)=20
		*	Advanced Analysis using ArcGIS Desktop  (3 days)=20
		*	Building Geodatabases I  (3 days)=20
		*	Managing GIS Implementation: URISA (1 day)=20
		*	GIS/CADD Integration Advanced User (1 day)=20
		*	Autodesk Map (2 days)=20
		*	GPS Training Workshop Course (2 days)
Register today and reserve your spot.
http://shrug-gis.info/workshop04/training.htm



Thanks to our Sponsors & Exhibitors=20

Thanks for the following companies are already confirmed exhibitors and
sponsors: =20
Platinum: Tallahassee Leon County GIS, CADD Centers of Florida, Merrick =
&
Company, ESRI, I.S. Consulting, and GIS Solutions
Gold: Hummingbird Ltd.
Silver: Landmark Systems, FREAC, FLURISA, ROK Technologies, Orion =
Technology
Inc., 3001 Inc., PBS&J, EarthData International, Jones, Edmunds & =
Associates,
Utility Automation Integrators Inc., Wilson Miller Inc., SimWright Inc.,
Canin Associates, GPServe Inc., Leica Geosystems, Intermap Technologies,
Southeastern Surveying and Mapping Corporation, Concurrent Technologies
Corporation, BinaryBus LTD, MobileVideo, Information Builders Inc.
Bronze:  Geographic Data Technologies and Challenger Learning Center

We have also had the following companies donate items for the conference
registration bags or for the Workshop raffle:  Blue Marble Geographics,
Manifold.net, PBS&J, UAI Inc., the USGS EROS Data Center and EarthData.  =
If
you are interested in making a donation of an item (pens, paper, =
novelties,
etc.) for the registration bags, or an item for the raffle (software, =
gadget,
bags, shirts, etc.) contact Janis Paulsen at (850)245-8543 or
janis.paulsen@dep.state.fl.us.

If you are still thinking about exhibiting/sponsoring the 2004 Workshop =
and
have not had the opportunity to complete the registration process =
contact
Erika Brandenburg ASAP at (904)722-2531 or BrandenE@ctc.com.  She will =
do
whatever she can to assist you in completing the process.    =20
For more information visit the website=20
http://shrug-gis.info/workshop04/Sponsors-Main.htm


Poster Deadline 2 Weeks Away
The final poster submission deadline is Friday October 22cd, just two =
weeks
away.  Display your "Project Presentation" or your "Spatial Analysis or
Visualization" on a Poster at this year's workshop.  We will be offering
several place prizes in each category and honorable mentions.  We also =
have a
separate "Student Entry" for college level students.  And don't forget =
about
the Peoples Choice "Best of Show" award.  All GIS-related subjects are
welcome.  Posters will be judged by a panel of peers, with the exception =
of
the additional category, "Best of Show," that will be voted on by the
Workshop attendees.=20
Don't forget that all entries should contain minimum cartographic =
elements
used for presentation of spatial data as appropriate. These may include =
but
are not limited to: north arrow, legend, scale bar, units of measure, =
map
projection etc.=20
First, Second, and Third Place plus Honorable Mention Awards will be =
given
for the following categories:=20
Spatial Analysis or Visualization:  Use of analytical techniques to =
reveal
spatial or thematic data relationships, analyze patterns, or otherwise
enhance our understanding of spatially-related phenomena. This category =
also
may include high impact posters that rise above the ordinary through the
creative use of 3-D views, innovative color shading, imagery, unusual
viewpoints, or other "special effects."
Project Presentation:  Best example of a specific project which used GIS =
to
accomplish its goals or of a process that ties GIS into business =
processes.
Poster displays showing work flows and project development over time are
encouraged. This category may also includes examples of GIS used as a =
tool
for outreach to share the results of projects with the general public,
managers, policy-makers, and other non-specialists.
Student Entry:  Undergraduate- and graduate-level college students are
encouraged to submit poster entries. General requirements as noted in =
Spatial
Analysis/Visualization, or Project Presentation apply but student =
entries
will be judged in a separate "student" category. Please include a =
description
of the entry.

Register Today online:  http://shrug-gis.info/workshop04/posters.htm =20



The SHRUG Website is a wonderful display of information waiting for you =
to
explore.  Find more details about SHRUG and this year's workshop at
http://www.shrug-gis.info

Nothing but Volunteers... that is what has always made up the SHRUG =
Workshop
Planning Committee.   We are from local state, county, and private =
entities.
Join us!  For more info reply to this e-mail or workshop@shrug-gis.info.

SHRUG's mailing address for payments and correspondence:
SHRUG, Inc.   PO Box 3887   Tallahassee, FL 32315-3887

Thank you and see you in November.


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Seven Hills Regional User Group for GIS</FONT></P>

<P ALIGN=3DCENTER><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">is =
proud to announce the</FONT></P>

<P ALIGN=3DCENTER><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" FACE=3D"Verdana">2004 SHRUG =
GIS Workshop</FONT></B></P>

<P ALIGN=3DCENTER><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" =
FACE=3D"Verdana">&nbsp;</FONT>&nbsp;<FONT COLOR=3D"#FD530B" =
FACE=3D"Verdana"></FONT> <FONT COLOR=3D"#D5006A" =
FACE=3D"Verdana">&#8220;Mapping Our Future&#8221;</FONT></B></P>

<P ALIGN=3DCENTER><B><I><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">Tallahassee &#8211; Leon County Civic Center =
-</FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" FACE=3D"Verdana"></FONT></I> </B></P>

<P ALIGN=3DCENTER><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">November 15 - 18, 2004</FONT></B></P>

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FACE=3D"Verdana">=A0</FONT></P>

<P ALIGN=3DCENTER><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">We invite you to join us at our third annual SHRUG GIS =
workshop.&nbsp;</FONT> </B><A =
HREF=3D"http://shrug-gis.info/workshop04/"><B><U><FONT COLOR=3D"#0000FF" =
SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">http://shrug-gis.info/workshop04/</FONT><FONT =
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<P><U><B><FONT FACE=3D"Verdana">In This E-Mail</FONT></B></U>

<BR><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" FACE=3D"Verdana">Special Student Workshop =
Registration Rate </FONT></B>

<BR><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" FACE=3D"Verdana">Training Classes Filing =
Up</FONT></B>

<BR><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" FACE=3D"Verdana">Thanks to our Sponsors =
&amp; Exhibitors </FONT></B>

<BR><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#800080" FACE=3D"Verdana">Poster Deadline 2 Weeks =
Away</FONT></B>
</P>
<BR>

<P><B><U><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" FACE=3D"Verdana">Special Student =
Workshop Registration Rate </FONT></U></B>

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">In an effort to =
encourage University participation, SHRUG would like to extend a special =
offer for two- and four-year college students to attend the SHRUG GIS =
Workshop.&nbsp; Starting now through on-site registration, those =
currently enrolled in a college, community college, vocational school, =
or university (with a minimum of 6 credit hours) may register for the =
SHRUG Workshop at a special student rate of $50.00!&nbsp; This is a 50% =
discount from the current Standard Registration price of =
$100.00.</FONT></P>

<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">In order to take =
advantage of this offer, the registrant must indicate on their =
registration form the following information:</FONT></P>

<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Attendee =
Organization: Name of the institution currently enrolled in</FONT>

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Attendee =
Title:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Student</FONT>
</P>

<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Upon arriving at =
the 3rd Annual GIS Workshop, all attendees who have indicated 'Student' =
status must provide proof of current enrollment via a Student ID, =
registration receipt, or unofficial transcript indicating enrollment in =
the current semester.</FONT></P>

<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">We encourage =
students from all disciplines to join us in learning about the wide =
application of GIS in our community.&nbsp; If you have any questions =
prior to registration, please contact Patrick Pence at =
registration@shrug-gis.info or 850-891-4941.</FONT></P>

<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Included in your =
registration is:</FONT>=20
<UL>
<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">2 great full days of =
GIS knowledge sharing and fun!</FONT>=20

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Admission to over 50 =
GIS presentation sessions with three separate lines of technical tracts; =
Newbie, Geek and Guru</FONT> </P>

<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Project =
Showcase</FONT>=20

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Dr. Shop =
Presentations</FONT>

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">2 Continental =
breakfasts</FONT>=20

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">2 Buffet =
lunches</FONT>=20

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Beverage/Snack Breaks =
with Raffle Prizes</FONT>

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">A Tuesday =
evening</FONT><B> <FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">Pre-Workshop Social Event</FONT></B><FONT =
COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana"> with Food, Drinks, =
Entertainment and Raffle Prizes</FONT>

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">A SHRUG bag filled =
with novelty items &amp; information</FONT>=20

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">A 2004 SHRUG GIS =
Workshop Program and Name Badge</FONT>=20

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">A SHRUG lanyard</FONT> =


<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">A Workshop =
T-shirt</FONT>=20

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">A Wednesday =
evening</FONT><B> <FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">Social Mixer</FONT></B><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana"> with more Food, Drinks, Entertainment and More Raffle =
Prizes</FONT>=20

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">1 Automatic Prize =
Drawing Ticket to be used during Thursday&#8217;s Big Lunch =
Raffle</FONT>=20

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Contests and social =
activities</FONT>
</UL>
<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#008000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Register =
today&nbsp;</FONT> <A =
HREF=3D"http://shrug-gis.info/workshop04/registration.htm"><U></U><U><FON=
T COLOR=3D"#0000FF" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">http://shrug-gis.info/workshop04/registration.htm</FONT>=
</U></A>
</P>
<BR>

<P><B><U><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" FACE=3D"Verdana">Training Classes =
Filing Up</FONT></U></B>

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">This year we added =
more courses covering a variety of GIS topics and ranging from Beginner =
to Advanced.&nbsp; The classes have begun to fill up and several are =
just slots away from being full.&nbsp; The &#8216;Introduction to =
ArcIMS&#8217; and the &#8216;Building Geodatabases&#8217; courses are =
almost full.&nbsp;&nbsp; And due to high demand we have added another =
&#8216;Introduction to ArcGIS&#8217; course that is also almost already =
full.&nbsp; Now is the time for you to register.&nbsp; </FONT></P>

<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">This is a great =
opportunity to get the specified and certified training you need at a =
discounted price.&nbsp; Two day classes will be held on Monday November =
15<SUP>th</SUP> and Tuesday November 16<SUP>th</SUP>.&nbsp; Three day =
classes will be November 15<SUP>th</SUP>, 16<SUP>th</SUP> and the final =
day on Friday November 19<SUP>th</SUP>. These classes are also on a =
limited basis, and typically accommodate 14-15 students.&nbsp; =
</FONT></P>

<P><I><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">This is a list =
of the classes we are =
offering:</FONT></I><I><U></U></I><I><U><B></B></U><U><B></B></U></I>
<UL><UL>
<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Introduction to ArcGIS =
I&nbsp; (2 days)</FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" FACE=3D"Verdana"> </FONT>

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Introduction to =
ArcIMS&nbsp; (2 days) </FONT>

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Advanced Analysis =
using ArcGIS Desktop&nbsp; (3 days) </FONT>

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Building =
Geodatabases=A0I&nbsp; (3 days) </FONT>

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Managing GIS =
Implementation: URISA (1 day) </FONT>

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">GIS/CADD Integration =
Advanced User=A0(1 day) </FONT>

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Autodesk Map=A0(2 =
days)</FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" FACE=3D"Verdana"> </FONT>

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Symbol">&#183;<FONT =
FACE=3D"Courier New">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></FONT> =
<FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">GPS Training Workshop =
Course (2 days)</FONT>
</UL></UL>
<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF0000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Register today and =
reserve your spot.</FONT><FONT SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana"> </FONT><A =
HREF=3D"http://shrug-gis.info/workshop04/training.htm"><U><FONT =
COLOR=3D"#0000FF" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">http://shrug-gis.info/workshop04/training.htm</FONT></U>=
</A><U></U><U></U><U></U>
</P>
<BR>
<BR>

<P><B><U><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" FACE=3D"Verdana">Thanks to our Sponsors =
&amp; Exhibitors</FONT></U></B>=20
</P>

<P><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Thanks for the =
following companies are already confirmed exhibitors and sponsors:&nbsp; =
</FONT></B>

<BR><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">Platinum:</FONT></B><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana"> Tallahassee Leon County GIS, CADD Centers of Florida, =
Merrick &amp; Company, ESRI, I.S. Consulting, and GIS =
Solutions</FONT></P>

<P><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">Gold:</FONT></B><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana"> Hummingbird Ltd.</FONT>

<BR><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">Silver:</FONT></B><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana"> Landmark Systems, FREAC, FLURISA, ROK Technologies, =
Orion Technology Inc., 3001 Inc., PBS&amp;J, EarthData International, =
Jones, Edmunds &amp; Associates, Utility Automation Integrators Inc., =
Wilson Miller Inc., SimWright Inc., Canin Associates, GPServe Inc., =
Leica Geosystems, Intermap Technologies, Southeastern Surveying and =
Mapping Corporation, Concurrent Technologies Corporation, BinaryBus LTD, =
MobileVideo, Information Builders Inc.</FONT></P>

<P><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">Bronze:</FONT></B><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">&nbsp; Geographic Data Technologies and Challenger =
Learning Center</FONT>
</P>

<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">We have also had =
the following companies donate items for the conference registration =
bags or for the Workshop raffle:&nbsp; Blue Marble Geographics, =
Manifold.net, PBS&amp;J, UAI Inc., the USGS EROS Data Center and =
EarthData.&nbsp; If you are interested in making a donation of an item =
(pens, paper, novelties, etc.) for the registration bags, or an item for =
the raffle (software, gadget, bags, shirts, etc.) contact Janis Paulsen =
at (850)245-8543 or </FONT><A =
HREF=3D"mailto:janis.paulsen@dep.state.fl.us"><U><FONT COLOR=3D"#0000FF" =
SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">janis.paulsen@dep.state.fl.us</FONT></U></A><FONT =
COLOR=3D"#008080" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">.</FONT></P>

<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">If you are still =
thinking about exhibiting/sponsoring the 2004 Workshop and have not had =
the opportunity to complete the registration process contact Erika =
Brandenburg ASAP at (904)722-2531 or BrandenE@ctc.com.&nbsp; She will do =
whatever she can to assist you in completing the =
process.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </FONT></P>

<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#008080" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">For more =
information visit the website </FONT>

<BR><A =
HREF=3D"http://shrug-gis.info/workshop04/Sponsors-Main.htm"><U></U><U><FO=
NT COLOR=3D"#0000FF" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">http://shrug-gis.info/workshop04/Sponsors-Main.htm</FONT=
></U></A>
</P>
<BR>

<P><B><U><FONT COLOR=3D"#800080" FACE=3D"Verdana">Poster Deadline 2 =
Weeks Away</FONT></U></B>

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#800080" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">The final poster =
submission deadline is Friday October 22cd, just two weeks away.&nbsp; =
Display your &#8220;Project Presentation&#8221; or your &#8220;Spatial =
Analysis or Visualization&#8221; on a Poster at this year&#8217;s =
workshop.&nbsp; We will be offering several place prizes in each =
category and honorable mentions.&nbsp; We also have a separate =
&#8220;Student Entry&#8221; for college level students.&nbsp; And =
don&#8217;t forget about the Peoples Choice &#8220;Best of Show&#8221; =
award.&nbsp; All GIS-related subjects are welcome.&nbsp; Posters will be =
judged by a panel of peers, with the exception of the additional =
category, &#8220;Best of Show,&#8221; that will be voted on by the =
Workshop attendees. </FONT></P>

<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#800080" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Don&#8217;t forget =
that all entries should contain minimum cartographic elements used for =
presentation of spatial data as appropriate. These may include but are =
not limited to: north arrow, legend, scale bar, units of measure, map =
projection etc.</FONT> </P>

<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#800080" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">First, Second, and =
Third Place</FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#800080" FACE=3D"Verdana"> </FONT><FONT =
COLOR=3D"#800080" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">plus Honorable Mention =
Awards will be given for the following categories:=A0</FONT>

<BR><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#800080" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Spatial =
Analysis or Visualization:</FONT>&nbsp;<FONT COLOR=3D"#800080" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana"></FONT></B> <FONT COLOR=3D"#800080" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">Use of analytical techniques to reveal spatial or =
thematic data relationships, analyze patterns, or otherwise enhance our =
understanding of spatially-related phenomena. This category also may =
include high impact posters that rise above the ordinary through the =
creative use of 3-D views, innovative color shading, imagery, unusual =
viewpoints, or other &quot;special =
effects.&quot;</FONT><B></B><B></B></P>

<P><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#800080" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Project =
Presentation:&nbsp;</FONT></B> <FONT COLOR=3D"#800080" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">Best example of a specific project which used GIS to =
accomplish its goals or of a process that ties GIS into business =
processes. Poster displays showing work flows and project development =
over time are encouraged. This category may also includes examples of =
GIS used as a tool for outreach to share the results of projects with =
the general public, managers, policy-makers, and other =
non-specialists.</FONT></P>

<P><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#800080" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Student =
Entry:</FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#800080" SIZE=3D1 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">&nbsp;</FONT></B> <FONT COLOR=3D"#800080" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">Undergraduate- and graduate-level college students are =
encouraged to submit poster entries. General requirements as noted in =
Spatial Analysis/Visualization, or Project Presentation apply but =
student entries will be judged in a separate &#8220;student&#8221; =
category. Please include a description of the entry.</FONT></P>

<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#800080" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Register Today =
online:&nbsp;</FONT> <A =
HREF=3D"http://shrug-gis.info/workshop04/posters.htm"><U></U><U><FONT =
COLOR=3D"#0000FF" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">http://shrug-gis.info/workshop04/posters.htm</FONT></U><=
/A><FONT COLOR=3D"#FF6600" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">&nbsp;</FONT>=20
</P>
<BR>
<BR>

<P><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">The SHRUG =
Website is a wonderful display of information waiting for you to =
explore.&nbsp; Find more details about SHRUG and this year&#8217;s =
workshop at&nbsp;</FONT></B> <A =
HREF=3D"http://www.shrug-gis.info"><U></U><U><FONT COLOR=3D"#0000FF" =
SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">http://www.shrug-gis.info</FONT></U></A><B></B><B></B><B=
></B></P>

<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Nothing but =
Volunteers&#8230; that is what has always made up the</FONT><B> <FONT =
COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">SHRUG Workshop Planning =
Committee.&nbsp;</FONT></B>&nbsp;<FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana"> We are from local state, county, and private =
entities.&nbsp; Join us!&nbsp; For more info reply to this e-mail =
or</FONT> <A HREF=3D"mailto:workshop@shrug-gis.info"><U><FONT =
COLOR=3D"#0000FF" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">workshop@shrug-gis.info</FONT></U></A><FONT =
COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">.</FONT></P>

<P><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 =
FACE=3D"Verdana">SHRUG&#8217;s</FONT><B> <FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" =
SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">mailing address</FONT></B><FONT =
COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana"> for payments and =
correspondence:</FONT>

<BR><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">SHRUG, =
Inc.&nbsp;&nbsp; PO Box 3887&nbsp;&nbsp; Tallahassee, FL =
32315-3887</FONT>
</P>

<P><B><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FACE=3D"Verdana">Thank you and =
see you in November.</FONT></B>
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