Statewide GIS Users Meeting

  • The Statewide GIS User Group provides quarterly networking and educational opportunities for GIS professionals across Michigan. The meetings are open to everyone from students through seasoned professionals and feature a range of technical and non-technical topics.

    The Statewide GIS User Group meets on the first Thursday of the following months (February, May, August and November). The meetings are split into morning and afternoon sessions, with participation welcome at either session or all day.  The meetings are held in Michigan Library & Historical Center Forum Auditorium, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48915.   Statewide GIS Users Meeting Parking Map

    Conference call remote access available, starting at 10:00am.

    Standard Agenda:

    9:30 - 10:00am Informal Networking Reception
    Catch up with your colleagues over a cup of coffee
    10:00am - 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 30min "special topic" each meeting
    Noon - 1:30pm Break for Lunch
    1:30 - 3:30pm Educational Topic
    Always informative and always different - a diverse set of topics is covered throughout the year, based upon input from the GIS community

    Can't join in person? For Remote Access contact:

    Ulrika Zay:

    Everett Root:

    Individuals who need mobility, visual, hearing, written, or other assistance for effective participation may contact DTMB ADA coordinator Dan Morgan,  or 517-284-7978, by 10 business days prior to the meeting date to request an accommodation.  Requests received less than 10 business days prior to the meeting date cannot be guaranteed, but efforts will be made to provide the accommodation.


Meeting Information

  • Agenda

    2020 Meetings:


    Meeting Date Special Topic Educational Topic Meeting Information



    Thursday, February 6th


    Morning Session Special Topic: The Michigan Infrastructure Council:  A Collaborative Approach to Michigan’s Asset Management

    Afternoon Educational Topic #1: Michigan Shipwrecks story map


    Afternoon Educational Topic #2: MI Statewide Hydrography Dataset Update

    Location: Michigan Library & Historical Center Forum Auditorium

    Statewide GIS User Group Meeting Parking Map



    Thursday, May 7th








    Thursday, August 6th



    Apdate from 1Spatial and the Michigan Geographic Framework technology upgrade

    Michigan Natural Features Inventory

    Tittabawassee river dam breach and Midland county flooding






    Virtual Online Meeting

    Thursday, October 29th








    Virtual Online Meeting








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