shrug-l: SHRUG 2013 Workshop

Kissane, Mike Mike.Kissane at
Wed Oct 9 13:36:36 EDT 2013

One week left for regular registration.  The registration price will increase October 17th.

"Spatial Collaboration"

Eleventh Annual SHRUG GIS Workshop Tallahassee, FL
* November 19th-20th, 2013 *
The Seven Hills Regional User Group for GIS Workshop Committee invites you to join us at our Eleventh SHRUG GIS Workshop. We would love for you to participate by being an attendee, a vendor, a speaker, and/or a poster presenter.

Regular Workshop registration will begin September 1st at a rate of $110.00.
Late Registration at a rate of $125.00 will begin Thursday, October 17th up to and including walk-in registration at the workshop.
Student Registration will begin June 27th at a rate of $50.00 up to and including walk-in registration at the workshop. Students must have a valid student ID at the time of check in and be enrolled for at least nine semester hours.

Get the best bargain by registering early!

We will be accepting Checks, Money Orders, Purchase Orders, and Credit Cards (Visa, MC, AE).
For More information regarding Registration please visit

Keynote Speaker
Danielle Ayan, GISP - Senior Research Scientist, Georgia Tech University

As a Senior Research Scientist and GIS Professional, Danielle has established and is directing the Program, a Strategic Initiative of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). In addition, Danielle is point for the GTRI Oil & Gas Research Strategy and has established and is managing an immersive, cross-disciplinary "Applied GeoTechnologies Lab" at GTRI. Danielle's contributions over the past 10+ years at Georgia Tech also include authoring a State Bill and Chairing the resulting statewide council (O.C.G.A § 12-5-9 (b)(3) - accomplishing the 2-year mandate in 6-months with 88% county participation; co-managing the Georgia GIS Clearinghouse for 7-years; writing dozens of technical (and often cross-functional) proposals; procuring and accomplishing 24 funded projects totaling over $1.7 million dollars; organizing multiple international and statewide GIS-related conferences; offering over 66 professional presentations, including legislative and Keynote addresses; engaging and supervising students and fellow researchers; and creating/teaching Continuing Education classes. Danielle remains continuously engaged in industry organizations, having held many leadership positions with the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) where she received an "Outstanding Service Award," the legislatively enacted Georgia Geospatial Advisory Council (GGAC), the Georgia GIS Coordinating Committee (GISCC), the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership (IGEL), URISA International and Georgia Urban Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) which was awarded "International Chapter of the Year" during her Presidency. Danielle holds M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Geology, minor in GIS & Remote Sensing, a Georgia Tech Institute of Project Management Program certificate and is a 2012 graduate of the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership (IGEL) Program.

Training Classes

1 day classes:
- This App's for You!: GIS in the era of Smartphones and Mobile Devices - $350
- Introduction to Model Builder Day One Introduction to Model Builder for ArcGIS 10 - $360

2 day classes:
- Introduction to Model Builder Day Two - Optional 2nd Day - $240
- Introduction to Python for ArcGIS - $650

For More information regarding Training please visit

Call for Papers

The Eleventh Annual SHRUG GIS Workshop will provide a forum for the latest GIS technology, research and activities in the southeastern United States. This workshop will showcase GIS-related efforts currently ongoing with both government and private agencies, and will cover all levels of experience from beginner to expert.
For More information regarding Papers please visit

Call for Posters

The Eleventh Annual SHRUG GIS Workshop Committee invites you to submit a poster or map for display during the Workshop. All GIS-related subjects are welcome. This is an opportunity to share your company's projects in front of all attendees. So come on! What are you waiting for!
Poster Submission Deadline is October 31.
Don't miss out on this year's great cash prizes
First Place $100.00
Second Place $75.00
Third Place $50.00
For More information regarding Posters please visit

The SHRUG Workshop would like to thank our sponsors.

Tallahassee Community College

Merrick & Company
Pictometry International Corp.
GPServ, Inc.
Jones Edmunds
Navigation Electronics, Inc.
University of West Florida
Kucera International, Inc.
Latitude Geographics

The GIS Shop Inc.

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