AGENDAJune 14, Tuesday - Day 1 (Trainings)Breaks Provided by: Region 9 Planning and Development CouncilESRI Doctor’s Office at Entry Auditorium (Day 1 Only)7:30am-8:00am Registration (Entry Auditorium)8:00am-5:00pm Understanding Coordinate Systems and Best GPS Practices (G30 Instructional East, hands-on) Christine Iksic, Precision Laser & Instrument Inc.8:00am-5:00pm What to Know About ArcGIS 10 (G24 Instructional East, hands-on) Kevin Kuhn, West Virginia GIS Technical Center8:00am-12:00pm Internet Mapping Overview – What You Need To Know To Get Started (Entry Auditorium) Frank LaFone, West Virginia GIS Technical Center12:00pm -1:00pm LUNCH (Provided Onsite by WVAGP)1:00pm-5:00pm Census Data Boot Camp (Entry Auditorium) Laura Waggoner, US Census Bureau6:00pm-9:00pm WVAGP/EPan Mixer – Blue Moon Café in ShepherdstownJune 15, Wednesday - Day 2 (Presentations/Business Meeting)Breaks Provided by: Jefferson County GIS/Addressing Office7:30am-8:00am Registration (Entry Auditorium)8:00am-9:00am Welcome and Introductions Jim Willis, Deputy Director - US Fish & Wildlife Service’s National Conservation Training Center Robb Shaffer, President - West Virginia Association of Geospatial Professionals Matthew Mullenax, Eastern Panhandle West Virginia GIS Users Group9:00am-9:30am When Domains Collide: Linking Databases to Determine Pupil Generation Rates Jessica Gormont, Jefferson County GIS/Addressing Office Tori Myers, Jefferson County Assessor’s Office Mark Schiavone, Jefferson County Department of Capital Planning and Management9:30am-10:00am Remote Sensing and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill John Amos, SkyTruth10:00am-10:15am BREAK10:15am-10:45am ArcGIS 10 Parcel Management Tools Jake Skinner and Brad Songer, ESRI10:45am-11:15am The West Virginia GeoExplorer Project Keith Alexander and Christy Toms, Shepherd University11:15am-11:45am Information Exchange *** Winner of Map Gallery Competition Announced***11:45am -1:00pm LUNCH (Provided Onsite by WVAGP)1:00pm -4:00pm WVAGP Annual Membership Meeting4:00pm -5:00pm WVAGP Board Meeting
Tuesday Wednesday June 14 June 15Location - Entry Auditorium G24 - Instructional East G30 - Instructional East Entry Auditorium7:30am Registration Registration8:00am Welcome and Internet Mapping Understanding Introductions What To Know About Overview - What You Coordinate Systems ArcGIS 109:00am Need To Know To Get and Best GPS Practices (hands-on) Pupil Generation Rates Started (hands-on) RS & Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill10:00am Break – By Region 9 Break – By Region 9 Break – By Jeff. Co. GIS ArcGIS 10 Parcel Management Tools WV GeoExplorer Project11:00am (continued) (continued) (continued) Information Exchange12:00pm Lunch – Commons Lunch – Commons Provided by WVAGP Provided by WVAGP1:00pm Census Data Boot WVAGP Business (continued) (continued) Camp Meeting2:00pm Break – By Region 9 Break – By Region 9 Break – By Jeff. Co. GIS3:00pm (continued) (continued) (continued) (continued)4:00pm WVAGP Board Meeting5:00pm WVAGP/EPan Mixer - Blue Moon Cafe in Shepherdstown - 6:00pm-9:00pm
EVENT INFORMATIONRegistrationRegister for the 2011 WVAGP/EPan Annual Meeting online at http://www.wvagp.org. Pre-registration is mandatory forboth days, including support staff and presenters. There will be no walk-ups and no event day registration available.Our host site is a secure, federal facility that requires advance notice of attendee names.Map/Poster CompetitionThere will be a map competition with the top three winners receiving prizes! Please submit your name, entry title and a.pdf file (optional) of your map to Jessica Gormont at firstname.lastname@example.org. You MUST bring your own hardcopy to the event for display. Event day entries will be accepted. Maps will be hung on the first day in the EntryAuditorium between 7:30am-8:00am. Voting will begin on Tuesday and conclude after the morning break onWednesday. Winners will be announced just before lunch on the second day. Direct any questions you have to JessicaGormont.LocationThe 2011 WVAGP/EPan Annual Meeting is being held June 14-15, 2011 at the US Fish & Wildlife Service’s NationalConservation Training Center (NCTC) campus, 698 Conservation Way, Shepherdstown, WV.After entering on the campus proceed until reaching the guard shack. Stop at the stop sign and the guard will check offyour name on the list. The guard may ask to see a photo ID. Once cleared, park in the Blue Lot (see NCTC Campus Map).Please register at the Entry Auditorium, pick up your name tag and head toward your scheduled event.LodgingWVAGP has a block of rooms at the following hotels near the event site (see Shepherdstown Area Map):Comfort Inn (22 room block, 10 room block Wednesday night) Clarion Hotel & Conference Center (18 room block)($82 per night) ($99 per night, $82 per night w/ government ID)70 Maddex Square Drive 233 Lowe DriveShepherdstown, WV 25443 Shepherdstown, WV 25443(304) 876-3160 (304) 876-7000NOTE: Reserve early, the WVAGP group rate and room block expires May 13, 2011. When booking, mention the groupname, "WVAGP". If seeking government rate, you must present ID at time of check-in. If planning to stay three days,please consider staying at the Comfort Inn.Other lodging in the area includes:Bavarian Inn Comfort Suites Holiday Inn Express164 Shepherd Grade Road 1937 Short Road 681 Flowing Springs RoadShepherdstown, WV 25443 Martinsburg, WV 25401 Ranson, WV 25438(304) 876-2551 (304) 263-8888 (304) 725-1330RestaurantsThere are a number of restaurants in the Shepherdstown area, especially downtown. Refer to the ShepherdstownRestaurant Map for their names, locations and phone numbers.
Evening SocialOn Tuesday evening from 6:00pm-9:00pm those who are interested can join other WVAGP/EPan members at the BlueMoon Café in Shepherdstown. There will be live music as you eat on the shores of Town Run, right across from thefamous “Little House.” Free parking is also across the street in Lot A of Shepherd University.SHEPHERDSTOWN AREA MAP