Read the report and access the final agenda, presentations, etc. at: http://wisarandgis.blogspot.com/2015/11/sargis7-report.html
To Register: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ebj3nub834a6869b&llr=nplxpbdab
Where: Columbia College in Sonora, CA
When: November 12-15, 2015
Workshop: The workshop will include a 1.5 days of hands-on training with ArcGIS Desktop (MapSAR_Ex / IGT4SAR) along with GPS field exercises. There will also be a lesson on how to use the free ArcGIS Explorer Desktop app for basic SAR Mapping (SAR Explorer) and SARTopo.
Meeting: The meeting will have a keynote address, presentations, and discussion forums. This event will focus primarily on using GIS best practices for missing person search operations, but will address diverse topics such as:
- Review existing GIS and mapping tools for SAR
- New SARGIS tools (Web GIS, mobile apps, etc.)
- UAS, drones, and GIS
- Cell Phone Analysis GIS
- Remote Collaboration
- Update from the California GISCorps
- Standards for SARGIS symbology, SOGs, training, etc.
- Urban Search and Rescue GIS
- Preventative Search and Rescue GIS
Audience: GIS Professionals & Students interested in learning how they can help SAR teams, Search and Rescue personnel (paid and unpaid) who want to know more about GIS for SAR, and other Public Safety professionals interested in attending so they can operationalize the use of geographic information systems.
Morning & Early Afternoon
|Plenary Session||Students, Professors, GIS Professionals, SAR Professionals, Public Safety Professionals, outdoor recreationalists|
A chance to meet the attendees and socialize. Location to be announced (local pub / restaurant).
Professionals, GIS Professionals
Presentations and Discussion Forums
SAR Professionals, GIS Professionals
HOTEL / MOTEL with Special Rate
THE ALADDIN INN
Address: 14260 Mono Way, Sonora, CA 95370
Distance from Columbia College: 8 Miles / 15-17 Minutes
Cost: $72 for Night & $80 for the remaining Weekend Nights for any attendee of the SARGIS7 Conference.
CAMPING / RV OPTIONS
TUTTLETOWN CAMPGROUND AT NEW MELONES RESERVOIR
Address: Reynolds Ferry Rd, Sonora, CA 95370
Distance from Columbia College: 9 Miles / 13-15 Minutes
Cost: $22 per night for Standard Campsite; $18 a night for Walk-In Campsite (No Special Arrangements for the Conference were available)
MARBLE QUARRY RV PARK
Address: 11551 Yankee Hill Road, Columbia, CA 95310
Distance from Columbia College: 2 Miles / 4-5 Minutes
Cost: $40 per night for RV; $25 per night for Tent Camping (No Special Arrangements for the Conference were available)