Oct 242011

ASPRS: The Imaging and Geospatial Information Society, Rocky Mountain Region

The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, founded in 1934, is a scientific association serving over 7,000 professional members around the world. Our mission is to advance knowledge and improve understanding of mapping sciences to promote the responsible applications of photogrammetry, remote sensing, GIS, and supporting geotechnologies. ASPRS members work as analysts, specialists, educators, engineers, managers, administrators, product developers, operators, technicians, marketers, scientists and researchers in the fields of Aerospace, Agriculture, Archeology, Biology, Cartography, Defense, Development, Ecology, Environment, Forestry, Geodesy, Geography, Geology, Homeland Security, Hydrology, Land Appraisal, Medicine, Real Estate, Transportation, Urban Planning and Water Resources. The Rocky Mountain Region serves ASPRS members in Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. Continue reading »

Jun 192015

GIS in the Rockies Conference, September 23-24, 2015 in Denver, CO



Share your professional geospatial knowledge and experience at a conference workshop or poster session.  All submissions are welcome – commercial, open source and academic presentations.


Submit abstracts online – extended to June 19.  Presenters receive discounted registration – $100/day.  (So please wait to register until you hear about presenting!)




GIS in the Rockies returns to The Cable Center in Denver in 2015 offering outstanding professional workshops and presentations, networking, exhibitors, job fair, social events and more.


Discounted early registration is available through May 31 for $250 – a $75 savings!




GIS in the Rockies is proud to sponsor Rogues Night Out on Thursday, May 28.  Join us and the Rocky Rogues of Colorado starting at 5:30 p.m. at Fado’s Irish Pub across from Coors Field.   See you there.




GIS in the Rockies will help you stay on top of ever-changing technology with a full slate of pre-conference workshops on Tuesday, September 22:


Working with Lidar Data in ArcGIS DesktopHands-on workshop introducing users to the tools and workflows available in ArcGIS for visualizing, analyzing, and sharing Lidar data.  ArcGIS Desktop experience required.


Migrating CAD into GIS – Best PracticesSession for anyone dealing with integrating CAD drawings into GIS data.


Incorporating No-Cost Landsat Data and Products for Natural Resources – Monitoring and Mapping Applications: Lecture and demonstration-style workshop introducing remote sensing concepts and characteristics of Landsat data and products.


UAS and GIS Ground School and Hands-On UAV Flying and Data CollectionDon’t be left behind (or on the ground)! This workshop will introduce GIS professionals to the fundamentals of legal and safe UAV operation.  (2 day workshop. 9/21 & 22. Off-site.)


Creating Timescapes – Using GIS to Visualize and Analyze Time-Series Data as Raster MapsInstruction on innovative techniques and existing software to create raster maps of time-based datasets using non-geographic data.

Join us September 23 & 24 for the 28th Annual GIS in the Rockies Conference – the Intermountain West’s premier geospatial information and technology conference. (Pre-Conference Workshops 9/22.)

 Questions about GIS in the Rockies? Email chair@gisintherockies.org

Jun 192015

Part-time GIS and Data Management Student Contractor Needed

The USGS Central Energy Resources Science Center, Data Management Services Project located in Lakewood is looking for a part-time (up to 25 hours per week) student contractor.  The contractor would be required to provide services in accordance with the requirements below for the period of August 1st, 2015 through August 1st, 2016, not to exceed a total of 1300 hours.

Services Required

The successful student contract candidate will perform various technically oriented tasks related to Geographic Information Systems (GIS), web content management, data management systems, and workflows and processes conducted by the Central Energy Resources Science Center.  Specific tasks include:  Continue reading »

Jun 192015

Gunther Douglas’ Fortune 500 Client in Downtown Denver is seeking an Oracle Data Modeler with GIS experience for a contract through year-end.

Overview: This individual will bring strong hands-on Oracle data modelling experience and a broad exposure to complex GIS data integrations to be an integral contributor to various GIS projects.

Required Skills:
– Minimum 5 years experience as an Oracle data modeler (prefer experience with operational and geospatial databases).
– Experience with Oracle relational databases.
– Experience developing and running custom database scripts and queries; view creations and publish data. 

Preferred Skills:
– Understanding of geospatial data models and geometry types.
– Experience with ESRI Portal and ArcGIS Online.
– Documented experience as an ESRI GIS System Administrator with expertise in the ESRI application stack (ArcServer, ArcMap, ImageServer, extensions, etc).
– Experience creating and administering web maps using the ESRI application stack.
– Experience creating, modifying and publishing REST web services.
– Experience assessing impacts of database and geospatial application patches.
– Enterprise GIS strategy and Corporate GIS roadmap development.
– Experience with Smallworld GIS.
– Working experience with XML and XSDs.
– Exposure to Feature Manipulation Engine (FME) and/ or FME Server.
– Experience importing CAD data into GIS.
– Oracle DBA experience.
– Oracle Spatial experience.
– Ability to create custom symbology.

– Experience authoring and executing test cases/scripts.
– Domain experience in Electric Transmission, Distribution, Substation and Landbase data.
– GIS Professional Certification (GISP).

Note:  Background Check and Drug Test Required.  These positions require W2 employment status only.  NO THIRD PARTY CANDIDATES OR SUBCONTRACTORS WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME.

Günther Douglas, a Denver based IT Consulting & Placement firm with offices nationally, is committed to responsiveness, thoroughness and exceeding expectations. Günther Douglas promotes a positive work environment, an honest approach and deep appreciation to all of our clients and employees.

Oracle Data Modeler with GIS experience at Gunther Douglas in Denver, CO – Job | LinkedIn

Desired Skills and Experience

– Minimum 5 years experience as an Oracle data modeler (prefer experience with operational and geospatial databases).
– Experience with Oracle relational databases.
– Experience developing and running custom database scripts and queries; view creations and publish data.

For more information, visit https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/48345990?trk=eml-jymbii-organic-job-viewjob-link&refId=168ed1f0-c2cb-47b3-a1cf-6fa075c1d388&midToken=AQE4yL-SX3OY7g

(June 3)

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