Posts in category Outreach

Staff Participation at International GIS Conference Represents Partnership We...

Two offerings during the recent 2010 ESRI International User Conference included work accomplished by NKAPC’s GIS staff. One was a training session and the other was an inclusion in the conference’s 25th Anniversary Map Book. Christy Powell, GISP, one of NKAPC’s senior GIS specialists, represented NKAPC and the LINK-GIS partnership by presenting a conference session […]

New features of LINK-GIS website draw speaking invitations and regional atten...

Redesigned with a fresh appearance and rebuilt with greater functionality, NKAPC’s new LINK-GIS website is drawing the attention of jurisdictions throughout the metropolitan area and beyond. The visual elements are the first thing noticed on the new page, however, it’s the website’s new My Community viewer and Online Store function that has other jurisdictions interested. […]

Staffer will teach GIS technology at NKU middle school emerging technologies ...

NKAPC staffer Kyle Snyder will expand NKAPC’s GIS outreach program this summer when he teams up with NKU’s Center for Integrated Natural Science and Mathematics (CINSAM) to teach a half-day summer camp the week of June 28 through July 2. Snyder, a principal GIS specialist at NKAPC, plans to share the topic and a hands-on […]

Using Web Based GIS Data: 101

Are you a real estate appraiser?  The Kentucky Real Estate Appraisers Board has approved NKAPC’s GIS staff to teach “Using Web Based GIS Data: 101” for 4.00 Hours of continuing education credit.  This hands-on class features the linkgis.org website and the myCommunity viewer.  The class will be taught on June 15th from 8:00 a.m. – […]

LINK-GIS website training dates announced

Three training events for the Link-GIS website have been announced for the month of March 2010. March 4, 2010 – Tour the new Link-GIS website! Two instructional sessions – 9:00 and 11:00AM Campbell County Fiscal Court Commission Chambers 1098 Monmouth Street, Newport March 5, 2010 – Hands on training for the new Link-GIS website! Two […]

Staff provides technical assistance to local governments for 2010 US Census

Final preparations are underway for the 2010 census. The US Census Bureau and local governments across the nation are checking their maps to assure that everything is up to date and ready to go. For NKAPC staff, this means completing the Local Update of Census Addresses process for Kenton and Pendleton Counties and the City […]

Campbell County cable television prepares to broadcast LINK-GIS video product...

Last month’s NKAPC newsletter reported that the LINK-GIS partnership and the Telecommunications Board of Northern Kentucky had completed a 20-minute informational video on the partnership and its accomplishments. It has been broadcast numerous times since then on Insight cable channel 15 in Kenton County. In addition to that ongoing broadcast, the video will soon join […]

Partnership rolls out video production highlighting uses of GIS technology

The LINK-GIS partnership and the Telecommunication Board of Northern Kentucky recently completed a 20-minute informational video that will air on Insight cable channel 15. The video, which debuted in late October, is an updated version of a similar project completed in 2001 which has been used extensively over the years. “We needed to update the […]

Link-GIS among those invited to participate in Library of Congress preservati...

How does a venerable institution like the Library of Congress develop standards for archiving and preserving digital mapping data? By asking those professionals who work with it on a daily basis. “Kentucky officials invited two local agencies—NKAPC’s LinkGIS and Louisville Metro’s LOJIC—to assist them in their recommendations to the feds,” said Trisha Brush, GISP, NKAPC’s […]

NKAPC hosts E-911 dispatch workshop aimed at mapping standards certification

Meeting mapping and database standards for certification was the topic of a recent workshop NKAPC hosted for the Commercial Mobile Radio Service (CMRS), a state agency. CMRS is charged with administering funds for wireless emergency 911 service throughout Kentucky in accordance with state and federal regulations. Phone customers throughout Kentucky pay a fee as part […]