Open Event Registrations

    • January 31, 2019
    • November 07, 2019
    • 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.

    January 31, 2019 meeting:

    * Note Room/Location Change

    Location:  Ottawa Building, Upper Level, Conference Room #3, 611 W. Ottawa St, Lansing, MI  48933

    *Can use Constitution Hall Parking or park at the Michigan State Library

    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 
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    • June 21, 2019
    • 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    Part 107 Drone (sUAS) Pilot Test Prep Workshop on June 21, 2019

    Summary This workshop is designed primarily for anyone who would like to become a certified remote unmanned aircraft systems pilot (14CFR Part 107). To be a drone pilot, one has to pass the FAA drone pilot test called the Airman Knowledge test. This is a two hours, 60 question test which requires in-depth knowledge of various topics. This workshop will cover the following topics, which will prepare you to take the FAA Airman Knowledge test. You will receive CEU for this workshop. Following is the schedule for the workshop.

    Schedule 7:30 am to 8:00 am- Registration 8:00 am-9:40 am – Overview of the Part 107 exam, basic map reading skills, airspace classification, operating requirements, and Flight Restrictions, Questions (last 10 minutes). 20 minutes break: Networking 10:00 am - 11:40 am – Aviation Weather Sources, Effects of Weather on sUAS, sUAS loading, Emergency Procedures, Questions (last 10 minutes). 11:40 am to 1 pm lunch provided. 1:00 pm to 2:40 pm- Crew Resource Management, Radio Communication Procedures, Performance of a sUAS, Questions (last 10 minutes). 20 minutes break: Networking 3:00 pm to 4:50 pm- Decision-making and judgement, sUAS maintenance and preflight inspection procedures, sample questions, summary, Questions (last 10 minutes).

    Registration Fee: Reading material will be provided before the start of workshop. The cost of the workshop is $150. Please contact Dr. Deshpande at for any questions. Please sign in using this link (Click here) and pay by check at least 10 days before the workshop. Please mail a check payable to “Surveying engineering program” to Katy Moore, 915 Campus Drive, SWN 312, Big Rapids, MI 49307.

    Cancellation: If you have to cancel your registration, due to limited seating, we request that you cancel at least 4 days before the workshop date. This gives us the opportunity to fill the class. You may cancel by emailing at Cancellations made 4 days or more in advance of the workshop date, will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations made within 4 days of the workshop will incur a $100 fee.

    NOTICE:  This is NOT an IMAGIN Sponsored Event, but is being shared as part of IMAGIN's support of the broader GIS community in Michigan. 

    • July 09, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Joe's Crab Shack - Rowing Club 525 E Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

    Are you heading to San Diego this summer for the ESRI User Conference? Be sure to join us at the 8th 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 9th @ 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. 

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