Maine GIS User Group

Event Archives

Meetings, Conferences, Workshops and Roundtables
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October 13, 2020
Virtual Lunch & Learn

Clinical and Epidemiological Insights into the COVID-19 Pandemic from Geospatial Science - Meghan May, University of New England
September 17, 2020
Virtual Lunch & Learn

A Review of the New 2022 Datums - Dan Martin, NOAA
July 28, 2020
Virtual Lunch & Learn
A Review of Updates to the Maine GeoLibrary Data Portal - Bob Bistrais, Maine Office of GIS; Vinton Valentine, Maine GeoLibrary/University of Southern Maine

June 10, 2020
Virtual Lunch & Learn

Geospatial Components of the Maine Climate Council's Coastal and Marine Working Group - Claire Enterline, Maine Dept. of Marine Resources; Tora Johnson, University of Maine at Machias

May 21, 2020
Virtual Lunch & Learn

 Maine GeoLibrary Update on the Maine Geospatial Data Layers - Claire Kiedrowski, Maine GeoLibrary

 May 10, 2019

Municipal Technology Conference

Cross Insurance Center, Bangor


Generating a 3D Point Cloud from UAV Images - Katrina Schweikert, Blue Marble Geographics

GIS & Drones: An Easy (and Free) Way to Marry the Two - Sue Bickford, Wells Research Reserve

Generating Individualized Tax Assessment Maps - Mike White, Global Information Systems

The Future for Maine GIS Data - Joe Young, GIS Consultant

Integration: Documents Made Interesting, Connected to a Map - Kyle Severance, Town of Hampden

Equity, Social Justice and GIS - Judy Colby-George, Spatial Alternatives

Assets, Maps and Data: Oh My! - Nate Kane, Maine DOT

New Geospatial Technology for Local Government - Matt Deal and Timothie Biggs, Esri

Municipal Benefits of Terrestrial LiDAR - Levi Ladd, James W. Sewall Co.

Municipal Broadband: Mapping, Money and Models - Will Mitchell, VETRO FiberMap; Jim Stegeman, CostQuest Associates; Erin Austin, Neighborly

Assessing the Impace of Rising Sea Levels on Maine's Coastal Communities - Jeremy Bell, The Nature Conservancy; Elizabeth Hertz, Blue Sky Planning Solutions; Eileen Johnson, Bowdoin College

Remember How Long It Took Before We Had GIS? - Aaron Weston, CAI Technologies

 March 26, 2019

MEGUG Lightning Talks/NEURISA Mappy Hour

Muddy Rudder, Yarmouth

 MEGUG Lightning Talks

November 9, 2018

Fall Annual Meeting & Educators' Conference

Bates College, Lewiston


Solution Based GIS for the Fire Service:
Vicki Schmidt, Maine Fire Services Instructor

Using Web GIS to Address the Opioid Epidemic:
Matthew S. Deal, ESRI

April 27, 2018

Municipal Technology Conference, Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, ME

February 27, 2018 MEGUG Lightning Talks Bowdoin College Brunswick, ME MEGUG Lightning Talks
October 20th, 2017 Fall Annual Meeting and Educators


Spectacular Events Center Bangor, ME

June 16th, 2017 Drone Technology and LiDAR Conference

UMPI Presque Isle, ME

Conference Program
May 11th, 2017 Maine Municipal Technology Conference

Double Tree Hotel South Portland, ME

February 3rd, 2017

MEGUG Winter Meeting

Maple Hill Farm Inn Hallowell, ME

MEGUG Winter 2017 Winter Meeting Conference Program
September 23, 2016

Annual Meeting and Educators Conference

Hutchinson Center Belfast, ME

Annual Meeting and Educators Conference Program

May 2016

Maine Municipal Technology Conference

Augusta, ME

Maine Municipal Technology GIS Track Program

February 5, 2016

Winters Educators Conf

Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport

Winters Educators Conference Program
June 26, 2015

MEGUG Summer School and Annual Meeting

York Harbor Inn, York

MEGUG Summer School Program
May 1, 2014

Municipal Technology Conference

Doubletree, South Portland

  • The Maine Ortho Imagery Program and Raster Analysis for Municipalities Leveraging the Maine Ortho Imagery Program

  • MePUC Municipal Infrastructure Mapping and Requirements

  • Firefighting, Police Work and GIS

  • Free Web Mapping Tools that Help Municipal Government

  • New Uses of LiDAR and GIS Technology for Visualizing Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flooding Impacts in Maine

  • Municipal Uses of ArcGIS Online for Web & Mobile Mapping Applications

  • GIS for Assessing Officers
October 25, 2013

GIS Educators of Maine and Maine GIS User Group Fall GIS Conference

Hilton Garden Inn Bangor

  • Getting Started with the Maine Digital Atlas and ArcGIS Online

  • Community Studies with ArcGIS Online

  • Every Day Geodesy

  • High-Tech Geospatial Solutions for a Rural Region

  • Your Brain is Wired for Spatial Thinking

  • Connecting Students with Arctic Research through Virtual Fieldwork

  • GIS with Free Tools: A Trip Through the Universe of Free/Open Source Mapping Software

  • GIS and Learning Standards: Connecting Dots & Planning a Lesson

  • Reconstructing Past Climate Change & Settlement with Help from LiDAR in Broo, Shetland
April 30, 2013

Maine Municipal Technology Conference

Augusta Civic Center, Augusta

  • Keynote Address: Ted Janusz

  • The Cloud: What's in it for Municipalities

  • Maine's FOA Laws: Potential and Pitfalls

  • Web Based Records Management for Public Works

  • Innovation Through Civic Technology

  • Gigabit Network Coming to Old Town and Orono

  • Keynote Lunch Speaker: Patrick Cunningham, Blue Marble Geographics

  • Creating a Data Disaster Recovery Plan

  • Overview of RUS Telecom Loan and Grant Programs

  • MEGUG Business Meeting
June 28, 2013

2013 MEGUG Summer School

Sebasco Harbor Resort, Phippsburg, ME

  • LiDAR Track: Abdullah Qassim, Woolpert

  • ArcGIS Online and Application Use Areas: John Cassidy, ESRI and Mark Scott, ESRI

  • LiDAR Track: Patrick Cunningham, Blue Marble Geographics

  • Cartography 101: Judy Colby-George, Spatial Alternatives GIS Solutions

  • LiDAR Quality and Accuracy: Thomas Asbeck, PointCloud

  • Cartography 103: Judy Colby-George, Spatial Alternative GIS Solutions
March 21, 2013

Maine Library of Geographic Information: GeoSpatial Data Symposium

Senator Inn, Augusta

  • Forestry

  • Government and Environment

  • Engineering and Development

  • Working with LiDAR and Imagery Data Files
Feb 27, 2013, GROWashington Round TableUMPI, Presque Isle

  • Discussion focused on the efforts of UMPI’s EPSCoR land use analysis of underused and historic available farmlands in conjunction with ongoing studies in the cultivation of Biomass fuels, NMDC’s HUD Sustainable Development Communities Initiative Climate Change Component defining the issues that our communities will face while dealing with the effects of our changing climate conditions and the use of technology to aid our community in their planning efforts.
Sept 21, 2012

MEGUG on Tour,

Baxter State Park, Millinocket

June 21, 2012,

MEGUG Summer School Maine Maritime Academy, Castine

  • GIS 101

  • Orthos are More Than Just Pretty Pictures

  • Integrating Document Management and GIS

  • What's New in Web Mapping 1

  • Using Maine's 2011 LiDAR Data for Terrain Analysis in Global Mapper

  • GPS and Where Is It Going

  • What's New in Web Mapping II

  • Can You Actually Use LiDAR Data in GIS
March 1, 2012

MMA Technology Conference

Holiday Inn By The Bay, Portland

  • GIS 101: Basic Concepts and Uses for Local Government

  • ESRI Intro Session Part 2

  • Maine GeoLibrary Adopts land Use Codes Using Stakeholders to Develop a Watershed- Scale Land Use Suitability Model

  • NextGen 9-1-1 for Maine

  • Maine's Strategic Broadband Plan: An Overview

  • Orthoimagery

  • Flood Inundation Mapping in Fort Kent, ME and Flood Plain

  • Virtual Maine, an Emergency Situational Awareness System
January 20, 2012

Utility Conference Hilton Garden Inn, Bangor ME

  • Population Density Tools for Natural Gas Pipelines, Michael White

  • Migration from Company Developed GIS to COTS GIS, Glenn Gagne and Chuck Gerry

  • Flood Inundation Mapping Project for Fort Kent, Maine

  • Using ArcGIS tools with Water Utilities, Michael Miller

  • GIS and Outage Management at Bangor Hydro, Steve Severance

  • The Maine Orthoimagery Program

  • Visual Assessment of Windpower, Judy Colby-George and Danielle Matkoskey
Sept 21, 2012

MEGUG on Tour

Baxter State Park, Millinocket

June 24, 2011

Summer School 2011

Sunday River, Bethel

March 3, 2011

Municipal Tech Conf

Bangor Civic Center, Bangor

January 26, 2011

Round Table

January 21, 2011

Utility Meeting

September 16-17, 2010

Fall Meeting

  • Tek Trek/Online Mapping & Applications for Scenic View Assessments

  • Lidar for the Northeast

  • GIS at COA

  • GeoParcels

  • Lobster Buoy Counting
June 25, 2010

Summer School

  • Centralized Data Management Strategies

  • CommunityViz

  • Close-range Photogrammetry

  • Eye Candy You Can Measure

  • Flex Viewer for Web Mapping

  • Hands on workshop for NHD Tutorials for Water Quality Projects
March 11, 2010

Municipal Tech Conference

June 19, 2009

MEGUG Annual Meeting and Workshops

March 27, 2009 MMA/MEGUG Technology Conference
September 26, 2008, Fall Meeting
June 20, 2008, Annual Meeting and Workshops
October 18, 2007, Annual Meeting
September 29, 2006, Fall Meeting
June 29, 2006, Spring Meeting
May 6, 2005, Spring Meeting Images
November 12, 2004, Fall Meeting
June 10, 2004, Annual Meeting
January 22, 2004, Winter Meeting Images
GIS Day 2003, Nov. 19, 2003 Images
September 26, 2003, Fall Meeting Television News Report: dial-up connectionTelevision News Report: high-speed connection
June 3, 2003, Spring Meeting
January 16, 2003, Winter Meeting
October 10, 2002, Fall MeetingImages
May 21, 2002, Spring Meeting
February 21, 2002, Winter Meeting
May 1 & 2, 2001, Spring Meeting
January 4, 2001, Winter Meeting
October 17, 2000, Fall Meeting
May 11, 2000, Spring Meeting
January 6, 2000, Winter Meeting
November 5, 1999, Fall Meeting
May 19, 1999, Spring Meeting
February 5, 1999, Winter Meeting Maine GIS User Board Meetings
April 15, 2009, Board Meeting
March 18, 2009, Board Meeting
February 25, 2009, Board Meeting
January 27, 2009, Board Meeting
December 17, 2008, Board Meeting
October 15, 2008, Board Meeting
November 13, 2007, Board Meeting

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