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Patrick Cunningham <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:21:09 -0400
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The Maine GIS User’s Group is once again partnering with the Maine
Municipal Association for the *Maine Municipal Technology Conference*.  This
year’s event is *Friday May 10, 2019 *at the *Cross Insurance Center in
Bangor, ME*.

This exciting and educational event will include talks on municipal
banking, data back-up and recovery, elections cyber security, GIS, drones
and more!

To view the agenda visit:  *

To register visit:  *

The conference also features a morning and luncheon keynote.  The morning
Keynote Speaker is Brian Whitney President of the Maine Technology
Institute. His talk, The State of Maine Technologically Speaking, will give
his assessment of Maine’s preparedness for the technology demands of 2019
and beyond. Mr. Whitney will explore the issues of rural internet
connectivity, high-speed broadband and employee readiness, as we how we can
all rise to the challenge of working and competing in a more complicated
and technically focused global marketplace. The Luncheon Keynote address
will be provided by Pete Coughlan and Nate Kane from Maine DOT.  They will
discuss the various resources available to support transportation asset
management, including local road inventories for funding assistance,
emergency response, sign/drainage asset inventories, locally-funded road
repairs and planning capital/maintenance repairs. They will also provide an
overview of Geographic Information Systems at MaineDOT and show some of the
capabilities of the MaineDOT Map Viewer.

*Certification credits available for Managers, Clerks, Treasurers and
Assessors! Check out the program for more details!*

MEGUG will also hold a user meeting at the end of the event.  We hope to
see you there!

Judy Colby-George, GISP

Vice Chair

Maine GIS User’s Group

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