• What: Join us, with special guest Dawn Wright, Esri Chief Scientist, for an AMA (Ask Me Anything) live on the GeoNet Community within the Sciences group. Ask Dawn anything about science, GIS, her work at Esri (including the relationship of Esri to the scientific community), what's coming up for Esri at AGU, and any fun, interesting and thought-provoking questions.
• When: The AMA event will take place in this discussion thread on Friday, 8 December 2017 from 10:00am-11am US Pacific Time.
To register: Sign up for a spam-free Esri Global account, if you don’t have one already, at https://accounts.esri.com
For more information: https://community.esri.com/message/730549-join-us-for-a-geonet-ama-ask-me-anything-with-dawn-wright-esri-chief-scientist
Presentation: "What we know and don't know about Public Participatin GIS (PPGIS): An 8-year retrospective"Read Now
The Forest Service Pacific Northwest Regional Office in Portland, Oregon invites all to join us in celebrating GISday 2017 on Wednesday, November 15th! Data Resources Management (DRM) will be hosting this year’s celebration with an open house in conference rooms 6 and 7 of the Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Building, located at 1220 SW 3rd Ave.
We will be celebrating from 11 AM to 2 PM. Included in the event will be:
· Maps and posters
· Interactive web application demonstrations
· Speaker and video presentations
· All-ages friendly mapping activities
· Photos with Smokey Bear
· Snacks and coffee
Event information is located HERE. We look forward to celebrating this fun event with you!
PS: If you need a little break but can’t get away from your desk here is a Geography Treasure Hunt that takes you around the world testing your mountain knowledge.
Portland’s 6th Annual GIS Day Social
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Ecotrust Alder Room, 721 NW 9th Ave #200, Portland, OR (map)
Please join us for Portland’s 6th Annual GIS Day Social! This year, we’ll gather in Ecotrust’s beautiful meeting space from 6pm - 9pm.
The evening will feature:
-- A keynote from Emily Eros of the Red Cross on the Missing Maps program, which aims to put 200 million people "on the map" by 2021
-- Free pizza*, salad and beverages, courtesy of our generous sponsors
-- Speed networking to break the ice
-- A raffle for some fun geo-prizes!
Students, professionals, and anyone interested in GIS and geospatial technologies are all welcome. This is a great opportunity to make some new professional connections and strengthen old ones, and we hope to see you there!
This event is volunteer run, and would be impossible without the generous support of our sponsors:
Gold level: Quantum Spatial
Silver level: ASPRS CRR, PCC, Ecotrust, Red Cross
Bronze level: OR-URISA, PDX OSGeo, Esri
*Includes some gluten free, veggie, and vegan pizzas
(note that this event is also posted to the OR-URISA meetup group: https://www.meetup.com/OR-URISA/events/244216611/)
Fall has come, and so has the rain, but it is the 2nd Wednesday of the month so time to gather at a local establishment. This month let's gather at Lewbrewatory. They'll have a table for us tomorrow @ 5pm (under Tommy) but there happy hour is from 3-6 so if you get there early you can start sampling away.
located at 670 NE Russell Street
Labrewatory specializes in craft brews / cutting edge experimentations - check out there website http://labrewatory.com/#home
PDX OSGeo Monthly meetingWednesday, October 18, 2017 from 6–8pm
Ecotrust (Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center)
721 NW Ninth Ave
Portland, Oregon 97209, US (map)
We'll meet in the Ecotrust Alder Room. Enter the atrium of the Ecotrust building from either side. Feel free to bring food and/or beer up with you from Hot Lips or Laughing Planet! Walk up the inside stairs along the East Wall or take the elevator to the second floor. The Alder Room entrance is right behind the Ecotrust front desk. We'll have the gate open for at least the first part of the meeting. If it's not open, call Tanya at 503-475-7833 or just yell through the gate at us :-)
Monthly meeting of the Portland open source GIS group. Projects big and small are usually presented monthly along with rousing conversation and discussion. All are welcome, no need to RSVP - our group ranges from the geo-curious to the überhackers so bring your ideas and questions!
This month's agenda: exciting happenings in geodata, upcoming geoevents. Special guest Emmor Nile will talk about "Using OpenStreetMap in a cross cultural context; experiences of working with OSM Africa". Emmor lived in Ethiopia for 10 months in 2016/17 and volunteered in a variety of OSM projects while there.
In addition, bring your own geo-show and tell, and come ready to share info on any fall geo-happenings that are on the horizon!
Our mailing list is here drop us a line with any questions: http://groups.google.com/group/pdx-osgeo
The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Columbia River Region Chapter welcomes you to their quarterly social event.
Lucky Lab Brewery
915 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214
WHEN : Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Come join us if you are you interested in…
• Aerial Imagery
We welcome all active and inactive members, those who are curious about the society or anyone who simply wants to nerd out on geospatial stuff!
Meet friends, professionals, network and enjoy some Lucky Lab beverages on us.