The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery at UW-Madison is hosting a Saturday Science GIS Day on Nov. 5, 2011, at 10 a.m.
Tanya Buckingham (Assistant Director of the UW Cartography lab) and Jim Lacy (Associate State Cartographer) both spoke this summer during a weekly series at UW-Madison.
Bill Huxhold, Professor and Chair of Urban Planning at UW-Milwaukee, has been inducted into URISA’s GIS Hall of Fame.
The ILGISA fall 2011 conference will be held in Naperville on October 18-19, 2011.
The City of Appleton has received an Esri SAG (Special Achievement in GIS) award.
The “Changing Landscapes of Wisconsin” project, under which the Wisconsin Historic Aerial Image Finder was developed, has been awarded the 2011 Governor’s Award for Archival Innovation.
Find historic maps online through the Wisconsin Historical Society’s new digital collection.
WIGICC (Wisconsin Geographic Information Coordination Council) has formed several new working groups.
Matt Bloch, a former Geography student at UW-Madison and student assistant in the State Cartographer’s Office, recently had his interactive mapping application highlighted in a report by the Congressional Research Service.
Several new professors with expertise in GIS and cartography have recently joined Wisconsin’s university community.