This Week’s GIS, GeoTech Industry Roundup of Webinars

I’m a fan of online webinars and try to enjoy one or two every week. this week there’s a number of GIS and GeoTech solution providers hosting online web events. These are great opportunities to catch up on the latest technologies and solutions from these solution providers. Note, remember if you happen to be planning or hosting a web event, ping me @gletham or drop an email to info at with details – be sure to also consider a small promo package from GISuser to put more eyes in front of your webinar!

Keep on reading for this week’s notable webinars of interest:

TerraGo Webcast: Capture and Share Field Data with the Newly Released TerraGo Mobile for Android – Join Carahsoft and TerraGo Technologies for a webcast on Wednesday, December 5 at 2:00pm Eastern to experience how the newly released TerraGo Mobile® for AndroidTM solution enhances situational awareness and collaboration for anyone, anywhere and online or disconnected environments. Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 2:00pm Eastern; 11:00am Pacific

New Century Software Webinar: Spill Impact Analysis – Canadian and US DOT regulations require integrity managers to complete spill impact analyses for tank farm storage facilities and pipelines. Understanding the topographical nature of tank farms and pipe corridors provides valuable information for ongoing emergency preparedness and design. This presentation will cover high density LiDAR in a spill analysis – See GISuser (  Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM MST

Hangouts with James Fee – HOT time in the old OSM tonight – Episode 18 – From WeoGeo… This week week we’ll hangout out with Kate Chapman, Acting Executive Director at the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (H.O.T). HOT is a new initiative to apply the principles of open source and open data sharing towards humanitarian response and economic development. We’ll be discussing the goals of HOT and how people can get involved. Wed, Dec 5, 10 AM Pacific

GITA Webinar – IT/GIS and Business Strategy Alignment for Improving Performance given by Dave Disera of EMA – Geospatial Information Technologies are increasingly being managed as major components of larger IT strategies. To achieve higher operational efficiencies, utility organizations must continue to control the cost of Information Technology and determine where to invest in IT and Geographic Information System to support core business objectives – Friday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m.-noon, Central Time

LizardTech Webinar: ArcGIS 10.1 with GeoExpress and Express Server
ArcGIS 10.1 supports all of LizardTech’s output formats, which means you can use GeoExpress software to create high quality image products for your users and publish them with Express Server software, the fastest and most stable way to deliver raster imagery. Register today to learn more about this workflow. Save the Date – Thursday, December 6, 2012 11:00 AM PST

URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet of Young GIS Professionals Virtual Informational Sessions – On December 17, the current Vanguard Cabinet will be hosting a free informational webinar on Tuesday, December 11 at 3:00 PM Eastern and also a Google+ hangout on Wednesday, December 12 at 8:00 PM Eastern to introduce themselves, their mission, and what they are striving to accomplish within URISA.

An Introduction to LIDAR Production in TerraScan/TerraModeler
Terrasolid’s TerraScan and TerraModeler are the industry standard software tools for LIDAR data production in the MicroStation CAD environment. Designed for viewing, classifying, editing, feature extraction and surface modeling from dense LIDAR point clouds, they offer a rich feature set at an affordable cost. Monday December 17th from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. (Central Time (US & Canada) UTC-06:00).

Intergraph/ERDAS hosted an online event on Tuesday morning, Dec 4, about the next generation IMAGINE Spatial Modeler, however, if you missed out be sure to check out their archived webinars page on the website