An Outstanding Success
The 2007 NC GIS Conference was an overwhelming success, thanks to you! This 10th anniversary conference celebrated 20 Years of Spatial Vision and attracted record numbers to the two-day event, March 1-2 in Winston-Salem. We had 950 attendees, including 159 speakers, and 58 exhibitors. The program committee deserves special thanks for providing topic choices that covered wide-ranging interests in geospatial data and applications. If you haven’t filled out your evaluation form and faxed it in, please do so. It helps us plan the next conference. Click here .
For map of 2007 conference participants and their organizational affiliation, click here.
Congratulations to the Herb Stout Award Winners
Awarded each conference since 1993 for Visionary Use of GIS by Local Government in North Carolina, the 2007 competitive awards went to:
- Julie Stamper, Pasquotank County, for the creation of the Albemarle Regional website and being a unifying force in northeastern North Carolina.
- Alice Wilson, City of New Bern, for citywide deployment of GIS in departments, such as engineering, electric, fire, planning and inspections, and police.
Poster Session Winners
The poster session attracted 50 terrific entries, lots of discussion, and enthusiastic balloting for the best-in-show poster.
Congratulations to the winners:
First Place: The City of High Point, "Creating the Single Most Livable, Safe and Prosperous Community in North Carolina via GIS"
Honorable Mentions: The City of Greensboro, "Neighborhood Indicators"
The City of Charlotte, "Enabling Citizen Service - GIS at the City of Charlotte"
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