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MN GIS/LIS Consortium

From the Chair
2006 Conference
Silent Auction
ArcGIS 9 Workshop
Scholarship Committee
2007 Conference in Rochester
Call for Polaris/Lifetime Nominations

DNR's WMA Finder
MnDOT Interactive Basemap
Red River DEM Project

Governor's Council
Call for Governor's Commendation
Call for FY07 Council Members
Parcel Study

Forum on GIS Future
GeoWeb Broadcast
2005 Twin Cities Air Photos
MetroGIS Annual Report

One Call Service
Is Pictometry GIS?
Ortho Use in Western MN
Ortho Use in Southern MN
Emergency Management Training

Higher Education
St. Mary's Update
Airborne Remote Sensing

NRCS Soils Update
NASA Earth Observatory

K-12 Education
Firewise Education

MN Dads at Home
MetroGIS Non-Profit Appts.

Virtual Deer Camp

Other Places
GIS in English Middle School
Gas Prices Mapped
$1000 laptop
Get Rid of Techno Junk


Hands-on Workshop Overview of ArcGIS 9, June 9 in Mankato
By Fei Yuan, Minnesota State University, Mankato

The Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium will hold an all-day workshop at Minnesota State University, Mankato on Friday, June 9, 2006. The workshop is a hands-on "Overview of ArcGIS 9". In particular, this workshop will demonstrate the newest functionality in ArcGIS 9. Topics will include expanded geoprocessing tools, annotation and labeling, Maplex, GPS toolbar, data formats, interoperability toolbar and more shortcut keys. Tips and tools to make you a proficient ArcGIS 9 user will also be covered. A manual with step-by-step instruction and a workshop data CD will be provided.

Check-in for workshop participants begins at 8:30 a.m. at Armstrong Hall, Room 07 (basement).The workshop runs from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Armstrong Hall photo

Armstrong Hall is AH on the campus map at A map of parking lots is at:; students can park in any lot (purple, green, orange) EXCEPT for gold.

The workshop fee is $110 (including lunch). To register, contact: Dr. Fei Yuan, AH7, Department of Geography, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Mankato, MN 56001, 507-389-2376, 507-389-2980 (fax), 


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