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Wednesday, 4/16/2014

Andrea S. Laliberte, Remote Sensing from UAS: Image Processing Workflows, Classifications and Terrain Extraction - PDF

Josh Tanner, ArcGIS Online for Organizations: Implementation in Oregon State Govt. - PDF

James R. Miller, LiDAR Analysis and Visualization Tools and Their Application to Oregon LiDAR Data - PDF

Matt Deitemeyer, GPS Tracking of Clark County Public Works Vehicles - PowerPoint

Myrica McCune, The Oregon Spatial Data Library: A Vision for Increased Data Sharing PowerPoint

Eric Nielsen, Diverse Roles of LiDAR Data in Vegetation Mapping - PowerPoint

Cy Smith, Address Point Repository Project and Status - PowerPoint

Thursday, 4/17/2014

Derek Norpchen, Generating 3D Model with Data from Smart Phones and LiDAR - PDF

Eric Bohard, GISCI GIS Certification—Big Changes Are Coming PowerPoint

Jarrett Keifer, Crop Classification Using Multi-temporal MODIS Vegetation Indices - PowerPoint

Dean Anderson, Customizing Open Source Tools - PowerPoint

Rex Fisher, Teaching the Next Generation: NeoGeography Club - PowerPoint

Matt Vogt, Using Structure for Motion (SfM) for Canopy Height Modeling - PowerPoint

Conference Highlights

  • The Exhibit Hall will open on Wednesday, April 16, at 8:00AM and remain open until Thursday at 4:30PM. The hall will feature as many as 20 vendors in GIS related technology and services. This is an opportunity to see and discuss the latest advances in the industry.
  • The Vendor Social will be held on Wednesday evening from 5:00PM to 7:00PM in the Ballroom. Join your peers in a more relaxed atmosphere with food and beverages.
  • The posters will remain up during most of the conference.  Poster voting will close at 7 PM of the Vendor Social

    Download the GIS In Action Final Program Outline PDF Here


This year we're back at Portland State University. Join members from the GIS community in the heart of downtown Portland. We will be in the Smith Memorial Student Union (SMSU) - Click here for the campus map. Click here for a parking map.


Need a hotel? Check out Hotel Modera or University Place, both just blocks away. Portland has excellent public transportation options through Trimet.

Technical Tracks 

There will be at least three tracks each day consisting of panel discussions debating hot-topics and traditional sessions with two-to-three presentations per session. Pre-conference workshops, providing in-depth discussion of issues and training in applications most relevant to the geospatial community, will be held on Tuesday, April 15.  There will be several options available.