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  • 9 Jul 2021 11:28 AM | Lance Brick (Administrator)

    Title: Florida Evacuation Studies 2020-2025

    Description:  Highlight the update of the Florida Regional Evacuation Studies and the use of automation as well as Anonymous Smartphone Location-Based Services Data to improve the evacuation planning assumptions statewide.

     Date: Wed, July 21, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

    Presenter: Andrew Sussman, MPA Hurricane Program Manager / AlertFlorida Mass Notification Contract Manager

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  • 14 Apr 2021 4:43 PM | Sam Palmer (Administrator)

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  • 30 Mar 2021 9:02 AM | Sam Palmer (Administrator)

    Dear FLURISA member,

    The FLURISA board is announcing that we will hold our 2021 annual meeting on April 30th at 6 PM via GoToWebinar (Please click here for registration). While the yearly meeting serves as an opportunity to update all members of FLURISA’s current status and direction this year it is especially important. Many of you are aware of the OneURISA initiative from conversations over the past year (Details can be found here).

     

    OneURISA is an effort from the URISA to restructure the relationship between the national organization (URISA) and each of the local chapters. This process requires several important changes and considerations to FLURISA’s By-Laws which must be approved by the general membership at our annual meeting. The executive board of FLURISA has met and discussed these changes over the past several months with URISA. These draft by-laws and changes are posted to the FLURISA website and can be accessed via the following link for review. 

     

    One of the items of business during the annual meeting will be a membership-wide vote to accept these draft By-Laws which meet the requirement of the OneURISA initiative.

     

    Thank you,
    Keith Smith
    FLURISA President

  • 11 Mar 2021 12:02 PM | Lance Brick (Administrator)

    Title: Personal Branding and LinkedIn Profile Optimization for GIS Professionals

    Description: This presentation will cover promoting Geospatial activities and content on digital platforms such as LinkedIn and promoting the value that personal branding presents for all geospatial professionals. 

    Date: Wed, Mar 17, 2021 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EDT

    PresenterBruce Buxton (aka The Gray Beard) is Director of Digital Transformation for Critigen, a leading Geospatial Integrator. He has worked in the GIS software consulting space since 2004 and has a wide range of experience identifying and demonstrating the Geospatial value proposition for major utilities, state, and local governments, and oil and gas industries. Bruce has recently been instrumental in promoting Geospatial activities and content on digital platforms such as LinkedIn and promoting the value that personal branding presents for all geospatial professionals. 

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  • 14 Dec 2020 12:44 PM | Lance Brick (Administrator)

    The new FLURISA newsletter for December is now available in the Newsletter tab!

    In this edition:

    Letter from the President

    Regional Updates

    Feature Article #1 – Boynton Beach Nickel’s Forrest

    Feature Article #2 – Working From Home Due to COVID-19

    The Map Page

    Upcoming Workshops

    Letters to the Editor

    Contact Us

    FLURISA Newsletters are free of charge for members. If you are member please click the Newsletter Content tab for Access.

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  • 9 Nov 2020 1:46 PM | Lance Brick (Administrator)

    Title: A GISP Process & Ethics Update

    Description: This presentation will cover the current GISP process, including the Portfolio requirements and the Exam structure and content.

    Date: Thurs, Nov 12, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

    Presenters: Candice Luebbering, PhD GISP , GISCI Executive Director and Bill Hodge GISP, Retiring GISCI Executive Director

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  • 18 May 2020 8:29 PM | Sam Palmer (Administrator)

    Calling all FLURISA GIS members! In an effort to assist those that may have recently suffered from loss of employment, we are calling on those of us that may be aware of open opportunities to help get fellow GIS community members back on their feet. At this time, it is clearly a challenge to be an employer or an interviewee. Using our FLURISA community, we hope to share open positions for a limited time to offset that challenges and get members back in the game as productive members in the Florida GIS sector. Please send any open positions to jobs@flurisa.org and please refer those in need to the www.flurisa.org/jobs website.

    Please note, we have sunset this effort. We are leaving this page up in case it can be useful for anyone, but we are not actively updating it anymore.


    Be safe and be well.


  • 6 May 2020 9:24 AM | Lance Brick (Administrator)

    Title: Aerial Mapping, Imagery, and Condition Data Collection Utilizing Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

    Description: This webinar will demonstrate and discuss the hardware and software platforms available to collect imagery and condition data from UASs. Applicability to multiple industries will be highlighted including infrastructure analysis, asset management, and farming.

    Date: Wed, May 20, 2020 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EST

    Presenters: Allen Ibaugh, CEO DTS and Brian Sovik, VP of Business Development DTS

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  • 10 Apr 2020 3:52 PM | Lance Brick (Administrator)

    We are now back up and running with the FLURISA newsletter! Thank you to our team, consisting of Tim Flynn, Amy Hunter, and Lisa Wallace!

    In this edition:
    Letter from the President
    Regional Updates
    Feature Article #1 - Florida Geographic Information Office
    The Map Page
    In Memoriam – Charlie Gonzalez, IV
    Upcoming
    Workshops
    Contact Us

    FLURISA Newsletters are free of charge for members. If you are member please click the Newsletter Content tab for Access.

    If you are not a member Join Here


  • 6 Apr 2020 9:00 AM | Lance Brick (Administrator)

    Title: An Introduction to Florida’s State Geographic Information Office

    Description: Learn about the Legislative directive to create the GIO and how we are organized. See how our mission and initiatives may support your work and why we need your input!  Take a tour of the newly launched State Geographic Information Office web site.

    Date: Wed, April 22, 2020 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EST

    Presenter: Kim Jackson, GISP, State Geographic Information Officer (GIO). Kim started her career in GIS at the St Johns River Water Management District in 1990.  She is a certified GISP and recently completed the LEAPS leadership program through the University of Florida.  She is the State of Florida’s delegate to the National States Geographic Information Council and after twenty five years with DEP, last May she became Florida’s State Geographic Information Officer. Kim is especially excited to engage more Florida students in spatial data studies and professional internships.

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