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(TRILRGUG) is a group of professionals that utilize Geographic Information Systems. We meet with others in the local area to address challenges, problems, and exchange solutions. We also strive to stay current and up-to-date with new technologies that arise within the world of G.I.S. Membership is free and open to anyone with an interest in G.I.S. and its related technology. This is a great way to meet and talk with people that have the same interests.

MAGIC 2016
Will be April 24 - 28, 2016 at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, KS.



Next scheduled meeting will be Thursday May 19st, 2016 Thursday May 21st, 2015 Thursday June 21st, 2012 Next Meeting Thursday 15th, 2012 Next Meeting Thursday September 15, 2011
& 10th Annual BBQ
Thursday, September 20th, 2012 Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 Thursday February 28th, 2013 Thursday August 15th, 2013 Thursday February 20, 2014 Thursday May 15, 2014 Wednesday November 19th, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Annual BBQ to follow at Moonshine Beach) 8:30am—3:30pm 2:00 –- 4:00pm
BBQ to follow meeting (see flyer for more information).
2:00 –- 4:00pm 2:30 – 4:30pm (Please note that our meeting time is 30 minutes later than our normal schedule time.) 2:00 – 4:00pm 9:00 am to 11:30 pm
   Registration starts at 8:30am
8:30 am to 4:10 pm 2:00 – 4:00 pm Beginning at 2:00 pm
BBQ from 4:00 - ???

To be held at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery & Conservation Center
483 Hatchery Road
Branson, MO 65616
Taney County Ambulance Offices
106 Industrial Park Dr
Hollister, MO 65672
Meeting will be in the Training Room at Fire Station No. 1
701 US Hwy 60 E, Republic, MO (See map)
Location is northwest corner of Hwy 60 and Harrison
Parking is in the back
Springfield Library Center
4365 S Campbell Ave in Meeting Room A
Springfield, MO 65801
City of Springfield (in Auditorium)
Springfield, MO 65801
White River Valley Electric Coop (in WRVEC Boardroom)
2449 E State Hwy 76
Branson, MO 65616
Branson City Hall (Chambers Council Room, 2nd floor)
110 W. Maddux (Bus 65 & Maddux St)
Branson, MO 65616
Branson Recplex
1500 Branson Hills Parkway
Branson, MO 65616
Dewey Short Visitors Center (new building with all the windows)
4600 State Highway 165
Branson, MO 65616
Dewey Short Visitors Center
4600 State Highway 165
Branson, MO 65616
Presentations will be held at the US Army Corps of Engineers Project Office in the auditorium
Springfield City Utilities
301 E. Central
Springfield, MO 65802
   (Map attached for location & parking)
Ozark Community Center
1530 W Jackson St (between Ozark and Empire Banks)
Ozark, MO 65721
Dewey Short Visitors Center
4600 State Highway 165
Branson, MO 65616
Presentations will be held at the US Army Corps of Engineers Project Office in the auditorium

Presentation
“A Discussion of GIS development at BNSF Railway”
To be given by Ben W. Smith with BNSF Railway Company Manager GIS Systems, Engineering
ArcGIS Pro, and Some Other Tips and Tricks
To be given by By Mark Hollingshead & Jean Jeannotte with ESRI
Open House (Public Invited!) TBA Ray Fox with USGS

Missouri update
State-wide imagery
     Lidar update
     National Hydro Dataset, DNR Stewardship
     Statewide structures
     New Specifications
     New USGS Digital Orthoimagery Specification
     USGS Lidar Specification 1.1 coming
     Your news, what's happening here?
Andy Foster with the National Weather Service out of Springfield, MO

Weather is Geospatial

Low cost, high productivity workflows in GIS

To be given by Jared Carey with Tri-State Engineering, Inc .
Christian Stitz & Trent Evans with Pictometry

Using Oblique Aerial Imagery

See how georeferenced oblique imagery is changing how GIS professionals distribute data. By sharing this vital information with other agencies, GIS departments become an even more vital resource, particularly for safety, assessment, and planning.
Expand the Use of GIS with ArcGIS 10.1
   Given by JD Overton
Tony Hill Chief of Emergency Management, USACE Little Rock District
Giving a presentation on GIS in Emergency Management in USACE
Along with Melissa Duckworth with Taney County Emergency Management presenting
Considerations for the Local Emergency Operations Center

We have also scheduled area emergency command units to be set up for all to see and tour. They will be situated in the parking lot between the Project Office and the New Dewey Short Visitors Center.

What’s New in GPS Along With Tips & Tricks

To be given by Scott Smith & Jay Riester with Seiler Instruments
In conjunction with the Lidar Workshop
The Branson RecPlex
1500 Branson Hills Parkway
-- Registrations is required seating is limited --


“Using GIS after the Branson Tornado”
To be given by Curtis Copeland with City of Branson

We would also encourage any others that were effected share their experiences dealing with the Leap Day 2012 Tornado too.

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