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Thursday, July 03, 2008

GIS Data Discovery Workshop to Be Held on July 15th, 2008 at the EOC in Tallahassee, FL

The Florida GIS Coordination Steering Committee has successfully produced a Strategic Plan for Statewide GIS Coordination. The committee continues as a volunteer group of GIS professionals striving to coordinate and support outreach activites which directly benefit the state GIS community.

This committee invites you to the following workshop hosted by the Florida Division of Emergency Management:

GIS Data Discovery Workshop
State Emergency Operation Center
10am – 5pm July 15th, 2008
2575 Shumard Oak Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32301

This data discovery workshop is intended for GIS professionals and Emergency Managers to share the latest on data development and distribution for emergency preparedness, response, and recovery.

There is no cost for this workshop, but registration is encouraged. There will be a break for lunch, which will be on your own.

Registration is now available.

Invited presenters include:

Central Florida GIS



Florida Department of Transportation

Florida Department of Revenue

Florida Department of Health

Florida Water Management Districts

Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Florida Division of Emergency Management

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Florida Division of Forestry

Corp of Engineers

US Geological Survey

UF's Geoplan and Florida Geographic Data Library

Please check back for more information, including conference call number, video teleconferencing, and/or web meeting, and a detailed agenda once presenters are confirmed.