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The Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium

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Annual Conference
October 2-4, 2002

About the Conference
Call for Papers
Conference at a Glance
Conference Sessions
Duluth Visitor Info.

Exhibitor Information
General Information
Hotel Information
Online Registration
Preliminary Program PDF
Registration Form PDF

12th Annual Conference & Workshops
General Information

Location: The conference will be held at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC), 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth, Minnesota. The DECC is located on the bay of Lake Superior next to Bayfront Park and Canal Park, a waterfront district with numerous shops and restaurants. See maps on the DECC website here.

Meals: The standard registration fee includes all refreshment breaks and lunch on Thursday and Friday. The discounted student rate includes all refreshment breaks and one lunch ticket for use on Thursday or Friday. Lunch on Wednesday will be provided for workshop participants attending one full day or two half day workshops.

Materials: Conference attendees will receive a copy of the conference proceedings which will include abstracts for all presentations. Workshop attendees will receive workshop booklets for each workshop attended.

Continuing Education: Forms for Professional Development Hours for surveyors and engineers will be available at the registration desk.

Fees: All registration fees are to be made payable Minnesota GIS/LIS. Payment can be made by check, credit card, or purchase order. Remember to register before September 13 to receive the lowest registration rate for the conference.

Registration: Please complete the enclosed registration forms and mail or fax to the address or number indicated on the form. You can also download the registration form from the web site, here. To be considered pre-registered, full payment must accompany your registration form and be postmarked by September 27. For all other registrations, including on-site registrations, payment must be made at the time of registration.

Refunds:  With written cancellation notice, received by September 13, you will receive a full refund, less a $35 administrative charge. Cancellations after September 13 are non-refundable. Notices of cancellation must be faxed to the Minnesota GIS/LIS office at 651-290-2266. No shows will not receive a refund.

Job Fair

Are you an employer with a position open in GIS? Are you an individual looking for a job in GIS? A Job Fair board will be located next to the registration desk at the conference where employers can post job descriptions and individuals can post their resumes. Bring several copies and check the board throughout the conference for updates.

Exhibit Hall Participants

The Exhibit Hall will be open to conference participants on Thursday and Friday. The Vendors Reception and Poster Session will take place Thursday evening beginning at 5:00 pm and will include hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. At this time, participating vendors include:

Ayres Associates
Crabtree Companies, Inc.
Frontier Precision, Inc.
Horizons, Inc. 
ISTAR Americas, Inc.
Intergraph Corporation
Kunde Co., Inc.
Kucera International Inc.
LMIC - Minnesota Planning
Minnesota Governor's Council on Geographic Information
ProMap Corporation
Pro-West & Associates, Inc.
Rowekamp Associates, Inc.
St. Cloud State University - Department of Geography
St. Mary's University - Department of Resource Analysis
SRF Consulting Group, Inc.
University of Minnesota Remote Sensing & Geospatial Analysis Lab



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