Upgrade Your GIS Skills

Utah's Automated Geographic Reference Center offers professional education courses to help you better your GIS geographic information systems skill sets. Both AGRC and Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) will offer training classes in using GIS software tools in the new ITS-AGRC training facility at the State Office Building. ATP-authorized AGRC staff will present introductory and intermediate GIS courses while ESRI provides instructors for advanced GIS topics. For registration information and class availability visit the online GIS Training Schedule or call Michelle Baksh, ITS Training Specialist, at 801-538-3461.

A good way to learn more about the impact of GIS technology in Utah government is to visit the Capitol rotunda in celebration of GIS Day 2003 this coming Wednesday, November 19, 2003, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. The event is sponsored by Utah�s Automated Geographic Reference Center, the Utah Geographic Information Council, Utah Association of Counties, Utah League of Cities and Towns, Wasatch Front Regional Council, and the Mountainland Association of Governments. Learn from displays how geographic information benefits state and local governments. Maps and poster presentations represent the substantial contributions that GIS technology is making in communities every day.

Posted by Ray Matthews on November 14, 2003 at 09:24 AM | Permalink | Comments (0) | Send this story to a friend!