Southeast Regional Geospatial Workshop was held August 30th, 2007,
at the Osage Center in Cape Girardeau. About 60 people attended
this one day event sponsored by the MGISAC’s Local Government
Subcommittee and hosted by the Southeast Missouri (SEMO) Regional
Planning & Economic Development Commission. The agenda was a
chance for GIS professionals in this area to network and learn about
local and statewide GIS activities. Some of the highlights
Tim Haithcoat – Director, GRC / MSDIS, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO,
gave opening remarks and introductions. He aslo discussed the
“State of the MO Geospatial State” which was very
relevant and informative, and "Digital Flood Maps and Homeland Security
Stan Balsman and Jeremy Tanz, with the Southeast Missouri
Regional Planning Commission, gave a report on the Perry County Assessment map project and a short history of its creation.
Steve Crawford, Environmental Public Health Specialist III, Jefferson County Health Department, gave a short presentation on "Possible Uses of GIS in Local Public Health."
Greg Resz, GIS Manager, Jefferson City, MO, gave an informative and entertaining talk on "Geo-web Applications."
Richard Kramer, GIS Tech and Commercial Plan
Reviewer, Building and Planning Department, City of Jackson, MO,
gave an escellent presentation titled "A Day with Richard Kramer
– One Man Geospatial Shop." The audience seemed to enjoy
this down to earth talk on the successes and challenges of a one man