Get connected with other GIS users in defense and intelligence to share ideas and information.
Special sessions and meetings for defense and intelligence professionals are offered at the Esri International User Conference.
User Discussion Forums and Listservs
The Defense & Intelligence Forum is an online forum where you can post questions about GIS or read about projects others have done.
The Military GIS Listserv is a daily e-mail that allows everyone with an interest in military GIS to network with each other. To subscribe to the newsletter, e-mail the administrator with an empty subject line and "subscribe milgis" in the body of the e-mail.
GIS Day Meetings
Mark Graves with the US Army Corps
of Engineers addresses the GIS Day
GIS Day in Vicksburg is an annual GIS meeting organized by the US Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Research and Development Center (ERDC) Labs in Vicksburg, MS and Esri. This year's meeting was hosted by Colonel Gary Johnston and the Geotechnical and Structures Lab (GSL), March 14-15, 2012. Participants included over 60 managers, scientists, GIS professionals and analysts from the four Vicksburg labs: the GSL, the Environmental Lab (EL), the Coastal and Hydraulic Lab (CHL) and the Information Technology Lab (ITL). Other participants included private sector participation from Esri, GIS, Inc., PenBay, Inc., Photo Science, Inc. and Zebra Imaging, Inc.
The theme for this year's two day meeting was: "Data Fusion, Making Research Real". The meeting featured presentations and demos on state-of-art GIS implementations, best practices and methodologies. The meeting also featured a Lidar Workshop in which users participated in hands' on exercises where they learned about new lidar capabilities in ArcGIS 10.1.
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