NMGIC Fall Conference 2023

NMGIC Fall Conference 2023

Date: October 26 & 27, 2023
Location: UNM Science & Technology Park – The Rotunda, 801 University Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Parking: Free parking is available to all meeting attendees in the parking structure located at 801 Bradbury Dr SE. Use code 1933871 to validate parking (scroll to the bottom of the page for instructions on parking validation)


Workshop: Thursday, October 26, 1:00pm-4:00pm.

  • Title: Working with LiDAR data in ArcGIS Pro

Meeting: Friday, October 27, 8:00 am-4:00 pm

8:45 Announcements
9:00Natalie Runyan, DoIT OBAE, Updates from the NM Geospatial Advisory Committee (survey)
9:30Russ Biggs, OpenAQ, Mapping the world’s air quality: OpenAQ’s migration to cloud-optimized vector tiles with PMTiles
10:00Break (10:00 to 10:30)
10:30Liping Yang, UNM GeoAIR Lab, Enhancing Land Cover Mapping and Monitoring: An Interactive and Explainable Machine Learning Approach using Google Earth Engine (presentation slides)
11:00Matt Hyland, Sanborn AppGeo, The Why and How of Statewide Imagery Programs
11:30Zach Edwards, AllTerra Central, How to Confidently and Easily Convert Between Grid and Ground as a GIS Professional (presentation slides)
12:00Lunch (12:00 to 1:15)
1:15Courtney Granite & Alex Samaniego, City of Las Cruces, Connect Las Cruces: A city-wide Adoption Management Strategy (playbook)
1:45Madeline Olivas, Bohannan Huston, & Alicia Lopez, Middle Rio Grande Conservancy, Flowing Towards Success: Harvesting the Data-Rich Landscape of Irrigation Infrastructure
2:15Break (2:15 to 2:30)
2:30Amber Knapp & Kendell Ryan, Esri, Esri tools for Developing Modern and Accessible Applications
3:00Dennis McCarville, NMSU, Open-Source GIS Applications and Potential Uses
3:30Announcements & Door Prizes
Parking Instructions

Parking at the UNM Rotunda parking garage will require a validation code.
How to use the validation code: 1933871
1. Park in any numbered stall
2. Proceed to nearest pay station
3. Enter stall number
4. Select “STP Visitor” from the screen display
5. Enter code number
6. Collect Receipt
There is no need to return to your vehicle to display the receipt. The pay station will track the validation by the stall number.
If you have a problem contact UNM Transportation Services at 505-277-1938.