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15th Annual NYS GIS Conference Highlights


Conference Statistics
Registrants: 497 Increase from 1998: 57.28% (181 registrants)
Exhibitors: 27 Increase from 1998: 17.39% (4 exhibitors)
Speaker Presentations: 44 Increase from 1998: 30.30% (10 presentations)

Conference Program  

Map Contest Winners
Best Cartographic Map
1st Michael Stoogenke, The Sear-Brown Group- Eastern Lanke Ontario Basin: Land Cover Corresponding with Environmental Impacts
2nd John Barge, NYS Adirondack Park Agency- Adirondack Park Land Use and Development Plan Map and State Land Map
Karin Verschoor, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation- The Adirondack Forest Preserve
Best Analytic Product
1st David Frazier, URSGWC- GIS Modeling and Data Analysis for Landfill Design
2nd Nick Colas, Cayuga County Planning Department- Derecho Storm Event- Labor Day 1998: Cayuga County, NY (central portion)
3rd Sheri Norton, University of Albany- GIS for Cultural Resource Management:  Predictive Modeling of Archeological Prehistoric Site Location in Greene County


Many thanks to the contributors of last year's door prizes
Blue Marble Geographics Geographic Calculator
Geographic Transformer
Intergraph GeoMedia
Niagara Mohawk Coolers; Travel alarms
Hansen Information Technologies Mugs; Portfolios