Happy GIS Day 2016!

GIS Day is celebrated world-wide by users of GIS technology. It is a day set aside to educate people about the many capabilities of GIS. At AE2S, one of the ways we are celebrating GIS Day is to get everyone in our company involved. We’re holding a challenge to submit photos in 5 categories through…

Happy GIS Day!

Isn’t it cool that there is a whole holiday to celebrate GIS? At AE2S, we think so. We’re doing a number of things to observe GIS Day. First of all, our staff will be participating in a Wonders of the World Imagery Contest, where participants will guess the locations of a series of aerial images and…

MN GIS/LIS Conference Summary & Links from My Presentation

It was the 25th Anniversary of MN GIS/LIS Consortium’s existence, and it was a fantastic conference. ESRI’s Jack Dangermond gave a detailed keynote on the future of GIS. One thing that resonated with me was his statement: “We are entering a period of Cartographic Enlightenment”. I’ve been in GIS since 1994, and indeed, we have…

GIS Day Event

GIS Day Event AE2S celebrated GIS Day this past Wednesday, -November 19, 2014 during our company-wide professional development conference titled “The Big Event”.  We set up a designated booth at the meeting with GIS Day give-away items (thanks ESRI), a GIS Day cake, and a contest.  The contest was inspired by an event that ESRI…

GIS Day Contest Winner

Our winning entry is a representation of Cass County in North Dakota, and came from Kallie Dodds, the daughter of AE2S’s own Eric Dodds. Kallie, we love how you included both transportation and hydrography, not to mention important items like the airport (nice symbology!). Congratulations, and we hope everyone had a fantastic GIS Day this…

Happy GIS Day!

GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. The first formal GIS Day took place in 1999. Esri president and co-founder Jack Dangermond credits Ralph Nader with being the person who inspired the creation of GIS Day. …