Upcoming events

    • June 16, 2017
    • June 19, 2018
    • 14 sessions
    • Conference Call / Mt. Pleasant / Lansing - Depending on Meeting Date

    IMAGIN Board of
    Directors Meetings

    Meetings are either Teleconference or Face to Face Meetings as Indicated below.


    June 16, 2017 - 9:00 to 9:45 AM - Teleconference
    July 21, 2017 - 9:30 to 11:00 AM - Teleconference
    August 25, 2017 - 9:30 to 11:00 AM - Teleconference
    September 8, 2017 - 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM - 
       FACE TO FACE - ANNUAL PLANNING SESSION
       Location: Lansing

    October 13, 2017 - 9:30 to 11:00 AM - Teleconference
    November 3, 2017 - 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM -
       FACE TO FACE MEETING
       Location TBD (Mt. Pleasant or Lansing)
    December 8, 2017 - 9:30 to 11:00 AM - Teleconference 
    January 12, 2018 - 9:30 to 11:00 AM - Teleconference
    February 9, 2018 - 9:30 to 11:00 AM - Teleconference
    March 9, 2018 - 9:30 to 11:00 AM - Teleconference
    April 13, 2018 - 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM - 
       FACE TO FACE MEETING
       Location TBD (Mt. Pleasant or Lansing)

    May 11, 2018 - 9:30 to 11:00 AM - Teleconference
    June 8, 2018 - 9:30 to 10:30 AM - Teleconference
       For last minute conference items only if needed
    June 19, 2018 - 1:00 to 2:00 PM - 
       FACE TO FACE ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
       Location: Park Place Hotel & Conference Center
         Traverse City, Michigan

    Please contact any IMAGIN Board Member with questions or for conference call information if you would like to join the meeting.   

    • February 01, 2018
    • November 01, 2018
    • 4 sessions
    • Constitution Hall, 525 W. Allegan St, Lansing, MI 48933

    State of Michigan GIS Users Group Meeting
    Meetings are in Lansing unless otherwise noted.

    NOTE: TENTATIVE DATES FOR 2018

    Standard Meeting Agenda:
    9:30 - 10:00am  - Networking
    Catch up with your colleagues over a cup of coffee

    10:00 am - Noon   Update Meeting and Short
    Educational Topic

    Learn what your peers are working on.  Around-the-room updates from meeting participants, capped off with a 30 minute "special topic" at each meeting.

    Noon - 1:30 pm Break for Lunch

    1:30 - 3:30 pm Educational Topic
    Always informative and   always different - a diverse set of topics is covered   throughout the year, based on GIS user community input.

    Can't join in person? Dial in with the number below, starting at 10:00 am
    Dial: 1-877-873-8017
    Code: 7774472

    For additional information, click to 
    Learn More

    • June 17, 2018
    • June 19, 2018
    • Park Place Hotel & Conference Center, 300 East State Street, Traverse City, Michigan
    Register


    27th Annual IMAGIN Conference
    June 17 - 19, 2018
    Park Place Hotel
    Traverse City, Michigan

    IMAGIN's 27th Annual Conference Registration is NOW OPEN!

    Join your GIS Colleagues from across Michigan and the Country for Michigan's premier GIS conference, being held in beautiful downtown Traverse City.  

    Keynote speakers, education tracks, workshops, Esri Hands On Learning Lab, social and networking events, vendors, an awards lunch and silent auction and more await you in Traverse City.   Register TODAY!

    To see member registration rates, make sure to "sign in" to the website.  If you are NOT signed in, or if you are NOT a member, you will only see the Non-Member Conference Registration Rates.  



    • June 17, 2018
    • June 19, 2018
    • Park Place Hotel, 300 East State Street, Traverse City, Michigan 49686
    Register


    27th Annual IMAGIN Conference
    Sponsorship and Vendor opportunities

    Be a larger part of the IMAGIN conference by Sponsoring one of the conference events or showcasing your firm in our vendor area.  Download the full sponsorship packet (coming).   

    It is preferred you use the website to secure your sponsorship.  Confirmation forms are included in the sponsorship packet if needed.

    • July 10, 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • Joe's Crab Shack - Rowing Club 525 E Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
    Register


    Are you heading to San Diego this summer for the ESRI User Conference? Be sure to join us at the 7th Annual “Michigan Meetup”! This year’s event will once again be held at Joe’s Crab Shack on the water directly behind the San Diego Convention Center. We have a reservation for 50 on Tuesday, July 10th @ 6pm. Delicious food, great drinks (not joking, try their Pina Colada), and laid back socializing with GeoGeeks from all over Michigan. Family, friends and co-workers are all welcome!

    Registration is free but necessary for us to provide the restaurant the number of attendees. 

    Feel free to register any guests you plan to bring along as well. 


    • September 17, 2018
    • September 18, 2018
    • Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI


    Location: Traverse City, MI – Northwestern Michigan College

    This unique and comprehensive, instructor-led training course is taught by experts in the fields of Aviation and GIS. Participants will learn how to effectively and legally deploy drones and process imagery data for real-world applications. Participants will leave the course with a clear understanding of the Drone-to-GIS workflow, including planning and completing missions, processing data and analyzing said data in GIS. During the course, participants will complete the following:

    • Plan autonomous drone missions using inexpensive, yet powerful planning software
    • Fly multi-rotor drones manually and autonomously
    • Learn how to process imagery into usable products, such as image mosaics, surface models and indices using Pix4D software
    • Learn the basics of visible and near-infrared (VNIR) remote sensing
    • Generate 3D surface products, complete volumetric surveys and create vegetation indices
    • Ground truth information using Collector for ArcGIS

    Before taking the course, it is recommended (though not required) that users have a basic level of GIS understanding and experience operating quadcopter drones.

    Length: 2 days

    Fee: $700

    Note: No prior experience required.  

    For additional information, visit the MSU RS&GIS Website.


Past events

June 17, 2018 2018 Annual Conference Sunday Winery/Brewery Tour
June 14, 2018 MSU RS&GIS Hands-On Drone-To-GIS Workshop - June 2018
May 23, 2018 Upper Midwest Geocon 2018 (UMGEOCON)
April 17, 2018 IMAGIN Meetup April 17, 2018 - Michigan's Upper Peninsula
April 17, 2018 IMAGIN Meetup April 17, 2018 - Southeast Michigan
April 17, 2018 IMAGIN Meetup April 17, 2018 - Central Michigan / Lansing
April 17, 2018 IMAGIN Meetup April 17, 2018 - Southwest Michigan
April 17, 2018 IMAGIN Meetup April 17, 2018 - Western Michigan
April 17, 2018 IMAGIN Meetup April 17, 2018 - Northwest Michigan
April 10, 2018 Safe Software - FME - World Tour
March 07, 2018 Wisconsin Land Information Association Conference
January 18, 2018 IMAGIN Meetup January 18, 2018 - Northwest Michigan
January 18, 2018 IMAGIN Meetup January 18, 2018 - Western Michigan
January 18, 2018 IMAGIN Meetup January 18, 2018 - Southwest Michigan
January 18, 2018 IMAGIN Meetup January 18, 2018 - Central Michigan / Lansing
January 18, 2018 IMAGIN Meetup January 18, 2018 - Southeast Michigan
January 18, 2018 IMAGIN Meetup January 18, 2018 - Michigan's Upper Peninsula
October 25, 2017 Expand Your Audience through ArcGIS Online - Workshop
September 21, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup September 2017 - Michigan's Upper Peninsula
September 21, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup September 2017 - Northwest Michigan
September 21, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup September 2017 - Southeast Michigan
September 21, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup September 2017 - Lansing / Central Michigan
September 21, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup September 2017 - West Michigan
September 21, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup September 2017 - Southwest Michigan - Kalamazoo
August 25, 2017 OH-MI GIS Users Group Meeting
July 11, 2017 6th Annual Esri IMAGIN Meet Up
July 10, 2017 Esri User Conference
June 04, 2017 2017 Annual Conference Sunday Winery/Brewery Tour
June 04, 2017 2017 Annual Conference Sponsorships
June 04, 2017 2017 IMAGIN Annual Conference
April 20, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup April 2017 - Lansing / Central Michigan
April 20, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup April 2017 - West Michigan
April 20, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup April 2017 - Southern Michigan
April 20, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup April 2017 - Southeast Michigan
April 20, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup April 2017 - Northwest Michigan
April 20, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup April 2017 - Michigan's Upper Peninsula
April 20, 2017 Southwest Michigan GIS User Group Meeting
April 06, 2017 2017 IMAGIN Student Paper & Poster Competition
February 02, 2017 2017 State of Michigan GIS Users Group Meeting
January 19, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup - Michigan's Upper Peninsula
January 19, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup - Northwest Michigan
January 19, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup - Southeast Michigan
January 19, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup - Southern Michigan
January 19, 2017 IMAGIN Meetup - West Michigan
November 16, 2016 GIS Day at U of M Dearborn
October 18, 2016 ENMUG: Esri Northern Michigan Users Group
October 11, 2016 West Michigan GIS User Group Meeting
August 17, 2016 Southwest Michigan GIS User Group Meeting
June 10, 2016 IMAGIN Board of Directors Meeting
June 09, 2016 SEMCOG Southeast Michigan GIS Users Group
May 15, 2016 2016 Annual Conference Social Events
May 15, 2016 2016 Annual Conference Sponsorships
May 15, 2016 2016 IMAGIN Annual Conference - 25th Anniversary
April 29, 2016 Ottawa County Innovation and Technology Forum
April 05, 2016 2016 IMAGIN Student Paper & Poster Competition
March 15, 2016 GVSU Geography & Sustainable Planning Open House
November 04, 2015 LiDAR Workshop

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IMAGIN: Improving Michigan's Access to Geographic Information Networks

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