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2010 Intermountain GIS Conference


"Challenges for a Changing World"


April 19-23, 2010

Bozeman, Montana


Thanks for a successful conference!

You are cordially invited to join us in Bozeman, MT, April 19-23, 2010, for the Annual Regional MAGIP Conference.

We are proud to be hosting the conference, we have lots of fun things planned and have expanded the conference to fill the entire week.  We've added more workshops and even some "mini-conferences" because we are all faced with so many different "Challenges in a Changing World"!!




This year's keynote speaker will be
William Wyckoff!
We have invited MSU Professor of Geography, William Wyckoff to be our featured speaker.



This year's conference banquet
will be at the
Museum of the Rockies!




The Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman is home to a world famous collection of dinosaur fossils and paleontology program. Dinosaur fossils are found in Montana rocks from the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Dinosaur dig crew led by paleontologist and curator Jack Horner, science advisor to the Jurassic Park films, excavate fossils which are prepared and studied at the Museum in Bozeman. Some of the most famous dinosaurs in the world such as Tyrannosaurus rex, Triceratops, and Deinonychus can be seen on display.

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You'll also have an opportunity to experience the award-winning changing exhibit, Survivor: Jamestown, where turning one corner in the maze can mean the difference between life or death. This interactive, immersive, and educational maze experience is set in the original 1607 Jamestown, Virginia colony. Presenting a glimpse into the struggles of the New World settlers, this exhibit engages visitors in a quest to survive the conditions that only 38 of the original 104 colonists were able to endure for one year. Melding historical accuracy and the complexities of real life and death decisions, Survivor: Jamestown delivers a truly unique and effective learning experience.
Find more conference information here:
Download the Conference Schedule

Download the Conference
Brochure

Download the Conference Poster


NEW!!Mini-Conferences



The conference will be a worthwhile event with many opportunities for learning, networking, idea sharing, and socializing with your peers!


NOTICE!!The 'Applying for GISP Certification' workshop is FREE!

Are you interested in applying for your GISP? Want to learn what it's all about?  Come to this free workshop on Tuesday morning and learn all about it!

In addition to our own Kris Larson, we have Shielda Wilson, the Executive Director of the GIS Certification Institute as the workshop's instructors!  This is an amazing opportunity to learn from and talk to someone at the heart of the GISP process!

Public Night
Tuesday, April 20
5:30 - 9:00 pm
Best Western GranTree Inn
  • Student Presentations on GPS/GIS planning and mapping from local schools!
  • Geographic Themed Games and Contests!
  • Poster Displays from Industry Experts and University Students!
  • Meet Vendors!
  • Two GPS User Classes at 6:00-7:00pm and 7:30-8:30pm
Download the Public Night Flier

T-Rex Sponsors




Stegosaurus Sponsors




Raptor Sponsors



Silent Auction and Break Sponsors



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The USGS is sponsoring two clinics on Basic GPS Use and Navigation during Public Night!



For More Information About the 2010 Intermountain GIS Conference Contact:

Allen Armstrong
Gallatin County GIS Manager
406-582-3049
allen.armstrong@gallatin.mt.gov

Jenny Connelley
Gallatin County GIS Program Assistant
406-582-3166
jenny.connelley@gallatin.mt.gov


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