The California Central Valley Geospatial Professionals Group has a focus on improving the practice of GIS in the California Central Valley.
The California Central Valley Geospatial Professionals Group members include cartographers, mappers, land planners, and land surveyors. Membership in the group is free, and is open to anyone who works with geospatial data as part of their work, education, or hobbies.
The group has three (3) goals. The first goal is to provide opportunities for increased collaboration between geospatial professionals working in local companies and organizations. The second goal is to provide valuable education on the latest tools and trends in the geospatial professions. The third goal is to increase awareness of the work that local geospatial professionals are doing, the challenges they face in this work, and the solutions that can overcome these challenges. The fourth goal is to provide professional networking opportunities.
The core mission of CCVGPG is the improvement of the practice of GIS in the California Central Valley. CCVGPG seeks to achieve this mission by
The members of CCVGPG strive to follow these operating principles in their work with the organization:
Stockton, California: The Spring 2012 Meeting has been sheduled for Friday, March 16, 2012. The meeting will be held at the SSJID headquarters in Ripon, California. The guest speaker will be Bruce Joffe, who will speak about the licensing of geospatial data by public agencies. Landon Blake will also speak about copyright and licensing agreements as related to geospatial data.