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GeoEd '10 Geospatial Education Conference

Description: The National Geospatial Technology Center, Jefferson Community and Technical College, and the Kentucky Information Technology Center KITCenter in Partnership with Kentucky Geographic Alliance and University of Kentucky Tracy Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment and advice from the Kentucky Division of Geographic Information, is proud to announce a regional one day conference to be held Wednesday, June 23, 2010 with pre-conference workshops scheduled for Monday, June 21 and Tuesday, June 22 on the Southwest campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College in Louisville, Kentucky. This second annual conference provides a regional and Kentucky perspective of geospatial education in the P-16 segment. Presentations by leaders and practitioners in the field will provide participants with an up-to-date view. Plenary sessions and professional development tracks include the following topics: -Educational initiatives in GIS, remote sensing and other geospatial fields -What’s the outlook for P-16 geospatial careers in Kentucky and the region -Current software development and applications for geospatial education Geospatial pre-conference workshops will be held Monday, June 21 through Tuesday, June 22. As soon as the workshops are finalized and scheduled, separate inviations to each workshop will be sent. All conference events and pre-conference workshops will be held on the Southwest campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College, approximately 9 miles from Louisville International Airport. Hotel reservations can be made at the Comfort Suites Hotel at 502-964-0740. Ask for Donna Thompson and mention group#101155 for a discounted rate of $74 + taxes per night. For additional information requests, contact tammy.mccollum@kctcs.edu Organization Info: GeoTech Center www.geotechcenter.org

Start Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 8:30 AM

End Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 5:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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GeoTech Center

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Geospatial Education Conference

Description: The National Geospatial Technology Center, Jefferson Community and Technical College, and the Kentucky Information Technology Center KITCenter in Partnership with Kentucky Geographic Alliance and University of Kentucky Tracy Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment and advice from the Kentucky Division of Geographic Information, is proud to announce a regional one day conference to be held Wednesday, June 23, 2010 with pre-conference workshops scheduled for Monday, June 21 and Tuesday, June 22 on the Southwest campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College in Louisville, Kentucky. This second annual conference provides a regional and Kentucky perspective of geospatial education in the P-16 segment. Presentations by leaders and practitioners in the field will provide participants with an up-to-date view. Plenary sessions and professional development tracks include the following topics: -Educational initiatives in GIS, remote sensing and other geospatial fields -What’s the outlook for P-16 geospatial careers in Kentucky and the region -Current software development and applications for geospatial education Organization Info: KCTCS www.kctcs.edu

Start Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 8:30 AM

End Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 4:30 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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KCTCS

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GeoCaching

Description: GeoCaching half day event, 1:00 - 4:00 pm As part of the GeoEd’10 preconference activities, there will be a GeoCaching event held on the Southwest Campus of Jefferson CTC. GeoCaching is the discovery of items hidden at specified longitude and latitude. The participant will use a GPS to find these locations. Those finding the most caches in the least amount of time will be awarded a prize. This activity will be both a networking event and a fun way to learn more about the function of GPS. GPS units will be provided to those who do not own their own device.Attendance of "Using a GPS Across the Curriculum" Workshop is not mandatory. Instructors: Ross Allen This workshop will meet in Room 111 of the Business Building. Organization Info: KCTCS www.kctcs.edu Grant Number: 0532651/0801893

Start Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 1:00 PM

End Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 4:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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KCTCS

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Intermediate GIS

Description: Intermediate GIS 2 day workshop This workshop is designed for those who have used geospatial software specifically ArcVIew. The workshop will be taught using ArcInfo 9.3.1. This workshop will cover the following topics: data projections and need for projections, creating and using geodatabases, using ArcCatalog to create new labels, heads up digitization, using raster data, using digital elevation models, using ArcScene and 3D analysis, creating spider diagrams, counting of data through Excel and ArcView, GeoCoding of address data, and georeferencing of data. Upon completion of this workshop participants will be given access to the software via a terminal service connection, access to data and access to additional curriculum content which they can use to continue their learn and/or use with student learners. Instructor: Vince DiNoto Lunch will be provided. This workshop will meet in Room 108 of the Business Building. Organization Info: KCTCS www.kctcs.edu Grant Number: 0532651/0801893

Start Date: Monday, June 21, 2010 at 9:00 AM

End Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 4:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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KCTCS

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Introduction to GIS

Description: Introduction to GIS 2 day workshop This workshop is designed for those with little or no experience in the geospatial field of study and would like to learn either the basics of ArcView. The workshop is designed both for those interesting in teaching a class in ArcGIS or wishing to use ArcGIS concepts within another course as a component part. This workshop will cover the concepts of joining of data, merging of shapefiles, symbology associated with shapefiles, downloading data from external sources, utilizing basemaps, setting zoom levels on when data turns on or off, labeling of map features, creating a map with legends, titles, directional arrows and scale, using a GPS and importing XY data. The participants will be given access to the software, all content covered in the workshop and additional concepts to continue the learning process which was begun in the workshop. Instructor: Mike Rudibaugh Lunch will be provided. This workshop will meet in Room 110A of the Business Building. Organization Info: KCTCS www.kctcs.edu Grant Number: 0532651/0801893

Start Date: Monday, June 21, 2010 at 9:00 AM

End Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 4:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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KCTCS

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Using A GPS Across the Curriculm

Description: The functionality of a GPS will be explored and how it can be used with Google Earth and ArcMap. Data will be downloaded from the GPS into a computer using free software. GPS units will be provided to the participants to use at the workshops, but participants can bring their own units if they would like. Instructors: Ross Allen This workshop will meet in Room 103 of the Business Building Organization Info: KCTCS www.kctcs.edu Grant Number: 0532651/0801893

Start Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 9:00 AM

End Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 12:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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KCTCS

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Computer Hardware Essentials for Teachers (GREEN BAY, WI)

Description: Registration for this seminar requires approval. You will be sent a confirming email from the registrar. This 5 day class will cover core competencies in the latest PC hardware and software technologies as well as safety and environmental issues and soft skills. There will be a special unit focusing on Cyber Security. The course will cover all topics required for CompTIA''s new A+ 2009 Certification and the new Cisco IT Essentials curriculum version 4.1. This course''s focus is on the training needs of high school IT faculty although it will also be open to College IT faculty. Attendees will have opportunity to gain certification as Cisco Instructor for Cisco IT Essentials curriculum. Instructor: Thomas Draz has been a full-time instructor at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College since August of 2000, teaching in the Computer Support Specialist program. He has taught courses in computer hardware, operating systems, helpdesk, hardware and software troubleshooting and programming. He also holds the A+ Certification from CompTIA. Tom held various computer and communication support positions while serving in the U.S. Army. He also provided PC and network support for the First Northern Savings Bank''s Bank Mutual IT department prior to coming to Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Tom has a BA from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and an MS degree from Silver Lake College. NO REGISTRATION FEE for Full-time Wisconsin high school & WTCS Faculty WTCS Funded Training. Others: $300WI/MN Residents only. Organization Info: CSSIA www.cssia.org

Start Date: Monday, June 14, 2010 at 9:00 AM

End Date: Friday, June 18, 2010 at 5:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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CSSIA

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Computer Hardware Essentials for Teachers (PEWAUKEE, WI)

Description: Registration for this seminar requires approval. You will be sent a confirming email from the registrar. This 5 day class will cover core competencies in the latest PC hardware and software technologies as well as safety and environmental issues and soft skills. There will be a special unit focusing on Cyber Security. The course will cover all topics required for CompTIA’s new A+ 2009 Certification and the new Cisco IT Essentials curriculum version 4.1. This course’s focus is on the training needs of high school IT faculty although it will also be open to College IT faculty. Attendees will have opportunity to gain certification as Cisco Instructor for Cisco IT Essentials curriculum. Instructor: Ahmed Gipril has been a full-time instructor at Waukesha County Technical College since 1983 teaching in the electronics, Telecommunications, and networking programs. He has a BS in electrical engineering and MS in professional development. Prior to joining WCTC he worked as a telecommunication project manager and as a consulting electrical engineer. He is a certified Cisco instructor in Security, CCNA, CCNP-BSCI, Wireless, and IT Essentials. He enjoys the challenge of presenting topics is an easy to understand manner. NO REGISTRATION FEE for Full-time Wisconsin high school & WTCS Faculty WTCS Funded Training. Others: $300 WI/MN Residents only. Organization Info: CSSIA www.cssia.org

Start Date: Monday, June 14, 2010 at 9:00 AM

End Date: Friday, June 18, 2010 at 5:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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CSSIA

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iPhone Applications Development for Teachers - Section 2

Description: Registration for this seminar requires approval. You will be sent a confirming email from the registrar. This 5 day class introduces programming simple iPhone applications using Cocoa and Objective C. Students will learn basic Objective C concepts, iPhone programming basics, and use the SDK environment on Apple Macintosh computers with OS X as a development platform. Design concepts and programming tools will be integrated with an emphasis on developing and deploying iPhone applications. Prerequisites: It is suggested that attendees have some background in Object Oriented programming languages such as Java, Ruby on Rails, Visual Basic.NET, C# or PHP. Instructor: Eric Knapp has been a full time Information Technology instructor at Madison Area Technical College for over 8 years. He has taught Java, Ruby on Rails and PHP with MySQL at MATC and is the lead developer of JavaScript curriculum for the Programmer/Analyst Associate Degree program. Eric's background includes over 15 years of IT systems development experience, including web development work on major e-commerce sites. Registration Fee: NO REGISTRATION FEE for Full-time WTCS IT Faculty WTCS Funded Training All others: $300WI/MN residents only Organization Info: CSSIA www.cssia.org

Start Date: Monday, June 14, 2010 at 9:00 AM

End Date: Friday, June 18, 2010 at 5:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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CSSIA

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Computer Hardware Essentials with Security Fundamentals for Teachers

Description: Registration for this seminar requires approval. You will be sent a confirming email from the registrar. This 5 day class will cover core competencies in the latest PC hardware and software technologies as well as safety and environmental issues and soft skills. There will be a special unit focusing on Cyber Security. The course will cover all topics required for CompTIA’s new A+ 2010 Certification and the new Cisco IT Essentials curriculum version 4.1. This course’s focus is on the training needs of high school IT faculty although it will also be open to College IT faculty. Attendees will have opportunity to gain certification as Cisco Instructor for Cisco IT Essentials curriculum. Instructor: Ron Koci has been a full-time instructor at Madison Area Technical College since January of 2001, teaching in the Help Desk Certificate program. The program was later developed into a Help Desk Support Specialist technical diploma. He has taught courses not only in computer hardware and software troubleshooting, but also in Help Desk support and customer service. He also holds the A+ Certification from CompTIA. Ron is a former high school teacher with a background that includes work in retail software store management and as a member of a support team at a major area hospital. Registration Fee: NO REGISTRATION FEE for Full-time WTCS IT Faculty WTCS Funded Training. All others: $300. Organization Info: CSSIA www.cssia.org

Start Date: Monday, June 14, 2010 at 9:00 AM

End Date: Friday, June 18, 2010 at 5:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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CSSIA

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