An interesting read in the Coloradoan and for the many people who often ask me “why did you move to Fort Collins, CO” here is a great response… From the article – A high concentration of GIS/ geospatial/ location-based companies have selected Northern Colorado as the ideal place to locate their business. Known as “GIS Alley,” this mix of private, public and educational institutions has resulted in a pool of talent, capital and collaboration seen in very few areas of the country.At first glance, geographic information systems, or GIS, could be described as high-tech annotated maps, but with a closer look, it’s much more. And after all, who doesn’t love a great map? See the article here – see also www.gisalley. com and you can usually catch yours stuly at local Geo meet-ups as they happen!
Archives for April 24, 2009
Contest Registration Open: Monday February 2, 2009 – Friday May 1, 2009 – The fourth annual SkillsUSA Geospatial Technology contest will be held at the 2009 SkillsUSA Championships in downtown Kansas City, Missouri June 21-June 26, 2009 – supported by ESRI and Digital Quest. College/postsecondary students studying GIS, RS, and GPS technologies from across the country are invited to compete. Secondary educators interested in a geospatial competition for secondary students are asked to Austin Smith via phone at 1-877-5Remote or via email at austins at digitalquest.com.See http://www.digitalquest.com/SkillsUSA09/ – Source of inspiration: http://gispathway.com/