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           22nd Annual Conference and Workshops
             October 3-5, 2012 St. Cloud, Minnesota

                            St. Cloud Civic Center, St. Cloud, MN



Registration Now Open for the 22nd Annual MN GIS/LIS Fall Conference & Workshops!

The MN GIS/LIS Fall Conference and Workshops registration begins on Thursday, August 23rd.  Early registration ends on September 17th.  Please visit the MN GIS/LIS website now to register:

The Conference returns to Saint Cloud in 2012 featuring Paul Douglas as the keynote speaker.  Paul, a nationally-respected meteorologist and technology entrepreneur, will be discussing technology advances in GPS-centric Tools for a Warmer, More Severe Environment.   The Friday lunch speaker is Don Gudmundson, a retired Dakota County Sheriff and former Detroit Homicide Detective , who will share his experiences of living and working in the 21stcentury.

This year, the Conference Committee is offering 11 workshops including 2 full day workshops. Register early as workshops fill up fast.  The Session’s Committee is pleased to offer a great selection of presentations.  Presenters from all over the state will offer a wide variety of GIS topics including Government, Environmental, Utilities, Web Applications, Mobile GIS and many more. Also, returning this year are the lightning rounds.  There will be plenty of opportunity for networking and reconnecting with GIS colleagues. 


The 22nd Annual Conference and Workshops of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium will be held Oct. 3-5, 2012, at the River’s Edge Convention Center in Saint Cloud, MN. 

Workshops will be held Wednesday, Oct. 3, with the conference following on Thursday and Friday.  Highlights of the three-day event include: 

A combination of half-day and full-day workshops will be offered on Wednesday.  Workshop participants can select from a variety of topics, ranging from general introductory issues to specialized technical challenges. 
Exhibit Hall 
The vendor exhibit hall will showcase the latest GIS-related hardware and software, GIS products and services. The exhibit hall will be open Thursday and Friday. Click HERE for information on exhibitor registration.
Exhibitors’ Reception 
Conference registration includes admission to the Exhibitors’ Reception on Thursday evening.  Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served and a cash bar will be available.  The reception will be held in the exhibit hall, providing another opportunity to visit conference exhibitors. Registration information and workshop descriptions will be mailed in July.  Conference registration includes lunches, evening receptions and all refreshment breaks.

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