Posts in category Recognition

Three earn GIS professional credentials; staff now includes five with certifi...

Three members of NKAPC’s staff received notification recently that their applications for GIS credentials were approved by the certification institute of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA). The three join 49 in the Commonwealth and approximately 2,500 in the US and abroad who have earned this status. Recipients of the GISP credential (geographic […]

GIS staffer elected president of KAMP; will serve organization for two years

Christy Powell, senior specialist in NKAPC’s GIS administration department, was recently elected to the highest office of the Kentucky Association of Mapping Professionals (KAMP). She will serve this next year as president-elect and the following year as president. “KAMP is fairly new,” said Powell. “It was founded in 2003 as a service organization promoting mapping […]

Software giant selects Area Planning as beta test Site for new program upgrad...

Like almost every other GIS (geographic information system) provider in the world, NKAPC’s electronic mapping and online website run on ESRI software—more specifically ArcGIS 9.2. Unlike most other providers, Area Planning’s mapping staff will assist the software giant in testing version 9.3 of the software before its public release. “ESRI will use approximately 500 beta […]

LINK-GIS Earns Global ESRI Award

Only One in Kentucky The NKAPC is Kentucky’s sole recipient of the 2005 Special Achievement in GIS award for LINK-GIS’ efforts in fostering regional cooperation. LINK-GIS received the award on NKAPC’s behalf at the 25th Annual Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) International User Conference in San Diego on July 27. It was selected from more than […]

LINK-GIS Recognized for Brownfield Database

System to Support Re-Development of Kenton County Today, the State of Kentucky’s Environmental Quality Commission (EQC) announced that LINK-GIS, Northern Kentucky’s leading geographic information systems provider, is the recipient of an Earth Day Award in recognition of their stewardship of the Kenton County Brownfields Initiative. LINK-GIS will be honored at the annual EQC Earth Day […]