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World GIS DAY 

Using GIS to communicate in Resource Management and through Data Services

A GIS conference for Santa Barbara, Ventura and the surrounding region

Friday, November 16, 2007 

8:00-4:00


Sponsored by:

Ventura College GIS and

The Channel Islands Regional GIS Collaborative (CIRGIS)

2007 Major Vendor Support to date:

ESRI, Nobel Systems, MNS Engineers

Digital Globe, Digital Mapping Inc.

Featured Speaker:

Paul Jenkin

Matilija Coalition Coordinator

Surfrider Foundation, Ventura Chapter, Environmental Director

Status of the Matilija Dam and the Ventura River Watershed
Resource Assessment, Data Gathering and Mapping

Open to the Public. Ventura College Theater. 8:30am-9:30am

Registration (includes free lunch): Registration for 2007 is now open. Send an email to gisday@vcccd.edu with the following information in your message: :
    Name, Company/Organization, Address, Phone, Email
    Want lunch? Yes or No
    Will you bring a poster? Yes or No or Don't Know Yet? (You can decide later. If you do plan on bring a poster you can just show up with the poster and we'll try to find a spot for it.)
If you would like lunch, please register by 5pm Tuesday, Nov. 13.
If you don't need lunch, you can register through noon Nov. 15 or just register on site on the 16th..

Interested in Presenting your GIS work via paper and/or poster? Contact Paul Van Zuyle
(Everyone please consider bringing a poster for the poster session. There will be good prizes this year for best posters.)

Are you a vendor who would like to show your products? Contact Mary Hurley

2007 Vendor List:
CIRGIS (cosponsor), ESRI (cosponsor), MNS Engineers (cosponsor), Nobel Systems (cosponsor), Digitial Globe, Westlake GIS, TOPCON, Digital Mapping Inc.(DMI), Allen Instruments, Lewis & Lewis, Airborne 1, Kasraie Consultants, West Coast Environmental & Engineering, Moore Associates Professional Services

General Information: contact: gisday@vcccd.edu at Ventura College (for more detailed information on GISDay and the facilities, contact Steve Palladino.)

2007 Organizing Committee:
Steve Palladino, Ventura College: spalladino@vcccd.edu  805-654-6400 x1365
Paul Van Zuyle, Westlake GIS: paul@westlakegis.com 805-558-0105
Dawn Robbins, GIS Consultant: dawnrobbins@sbcglobal.net  805-477-7162
Dave Endelman, City of Oxnard: dave.endelman@ci.oxnard.ca.us
Mary Hurley, Digital Globe/AirPhoto USA: Mary.Hurley@digitalglobe.com
Lynne Kada, Ventura College special projects, former Ventura County Planner: lynnekada@yahoo.com

Map to Ventura College's Science Building
Directions: Once you get to campus see map above.

From Ventura or farther north: Hwy 101 South to Hwy 126 East. Go east on Hwy 126 until the Victoria Ave exit (first exit!).  Left over freeway on Victoria until major light at Telegraph Road.  Left on Telegraph.  Ventura College ahead on your right at the 3rd light (Day Road). Either park right there in the East Lot and pick up a schedule outside of Science Building (SCI) room 116 and walk up to the Campus Theater (5min walk). If you are running late or don't want to walk, you can turn right on Day Road, then left at the light on Loma Vista Rd. Just past the theater, you can park in the West Lot. If you park on campus you will need to buy a $1 daily permit from one of the yellow parking pass dispensers.

From Oxnard or farther south: Hwy 101 North to the Victoria Ave exit (2nd exit after the Santa Clara River Bridge).  Right on Victoria continue for a few miles until major light at Telegraph Road.  Left on Telegraph.  Ventura College ahead on your right at the 3rd light (Day Road). Either park right there in the East Lot and pick up a schedule outside of Science Building (SCI) room 116 and walk up to the Campus Theater (5min walk). If you are running late or don't want to walk, you can turn right on Day Road, then left at the light on Loma Vista Rd. Just past the theater, you can park in the West Lot. If you park on campus you will need to buy a $1 daily permit from one of the yellow parking pass dispensers.


GIS DAY SCHEDULE

Ventura College Sciences Building

8:00 - 8:30  Registration (Morning registration will take place outside SCI 116 near the East Lot, but schedules will be available outside the Ventura College Theater on the west side of campus. Registration will continue through the day outide SCI 116.)

8:30 - 9:30  Keynote (Campus Theater off Loma Vista Ave.)
Featured Speaker: Paul Jenkin - Topic “Status of the Matilija Dam and the Ventura River Watershed: Resource Assessment, Data Gathering and Mapping
Paul is the long time Environmental Director of the Surfrider Foundation and has spent considerable time working on the Matilija Dam removal project and other Ventura/Matilija watershed restoration projects. THIS IS A PUBLIC LECTURE OPEN TO THE WHOLE CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY.

9:30 - 9:45 Conference Welcome and Orientation (Campus Theater)

9:45-10:00 Coffee Break (Outside SCI 116)

10:00 - 4:00 Vendor Exhibits (SCI 113 and SCI 119)
Vendors can begin to set up at 8am. GIS Day Participants are encouraged to visit exhibits all through the day.

10:00 - 12:00 Breakout Sessions: GIS Application Examples (SCI 116, SCI 222, SCI 221)
Presentations by GIS users from around the Tri-County area. (see detailed Schedule at event)

12:15 - 1:00 Lunch (Science building loading dock, around the corner from SCI 116)
Free for pre-registrants (see top of this page).

1:00 - 1:45 Poster Session (Breezeway between SCI 119 and Loading Dock.) Judging until 2:45, awards at 3:15.
Poster presentations with maps that show how GIS is used to manage parks, map oil pipelines, do city planning, and the like. (Posters will be up all day until 3:30)

1:45 - 3:15 Sponsor Presentations  (SCI 116) - Come join our sponsors as they showcase the use of their GIS products.

1:45 - 2:25 Nobel Systems - “Web-based GIS with GeoViewer Online”
2:30 - 3:10 ESRI - “What’s new in ArcGIS 9.2”

3:15 - 3:30 Poster Session Awards, Raffle, Cookies (Breezeway)

3:30 – 4:00 Final Vendor Exhibit Time (SCI 113 and SCI 119)

For more information contact Steve Palladino, Ventura College, 805-654-6400 x1365, spalladino@vcccd.edu


Ventura College GIS webpage

Last updated November 13, 2007