Upcoming events

    • June 10, 2016
    • May 12, 2017
    • 12 sessions
    • Teleconference for most meetings, October Face to Face in Traverse City, March Face to Face in Mt. Pleasant

    IMAGIN Board of Directors Meeting

    Most meetings occur via Teleconference.
    Please contact us if you would like to join the meeting via teleconference call.

    The October 14, 2016 Meeting will be held in Traverse City at the Park Place Hotel

    Contact the Executive Team with any questions.

    Email Executive Team

    • February 02, 2017
    • December 07, 2017
    • 6 sessions
    • Constitution Hall, 525 W. Allegan St, Lansing, MI 48933

    State of Michigan GIS Users Group Meeting
    Meetings are in Lansing unless otherwise noted.

    Standard Meeting Agenda:
    9:30 - 10:00am  - Networking
    Catch up with your colleagues over a cup of coffee

    10:00 am - Noon   Update Meeting and Short
    Educational Topic

    Learn what your peers are working on.  Around-the-room updates from meeting participants, capped off with a 30 minute "special topic" at each meeting.

    Noon - 1:30 pm Break for Lunch

    1:30 - 3:30 pm Educational Topic
    Always informative and   always different - a diverse set of topics is covered   throughout the year, based on GIS user community input.

    Can't join in person? Dial in with the number below, starting at 10:00 am
    Dial: 1-877-873-8017
    Code: 7774472

    For additional information, click to 
    Learn More

    • April 06, 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Lansing Community College, West Campus

    IMAGIN's 2017 Student Paper & Poster Competition
    Thursday, April 6, 2017
    Lansing Community College, West Campus

    The Student Paper & Poster Competition (SPPC) is held annually and gives both Graduate and Undergraduate College students the opportunity to gain professional experience, recognition, cash scholarships, and other awards as they present their work utilizing the tools of geospatial analysis.  Winners of the Paper Competition are also invited and encouraged to present their work at the IMAGIN Annual Conference each year.  

    2017 SPPC Competition Details 

    • April 20, 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • City of Battle Creek DPW Office.

    The next Southwest GIS Users Group Meeting will be held Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the City of Battle Creek DPW Offices.   

    It’s that time of the year for the Southwest Michigan GIS Spring User’s Meeting. The City of Battle Creek will be hosting at the Department of Public Works. 

    The afternoon will be filled with presentations and discussion topics.   If you would like to present, contact Alex Ebenstein. 

    Please confirm your attendance by contacting Alex Ebenstein, GIS Specialist for the City of Holland.

    • April 20, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Ore Dock Brewing Company, Marquette, MI 49845

    IMAGIN Meetup
    Michigan's Upper Peninsula

    IMAGIN Meetups round 1 was a huge success, so we are continuining them with a 2nd round of meetups and expanding to 6 regions of the state!  The next meetups will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at six locations across the state.   Come out to enjoy food and drink from a local watering hole and time to connect with your fellow GIS professionals.

    This event RSVP registration is for the Upper Peninsula IMAGIN Meetup.
    Meeting Location
    The Ore Dock Brewing Company
    114 Spring St
    Marquette, MI 49845
    http://ore-dock.com/

    There is NO COST to RSVP or attend, other than each attendee will be responsible for their own food / beverage purchases.

    • April 20, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Kilkenny's Irish Public House, 400 W Front St, Traverse City

    IMAGIN Meetup
    Northwest Michigan / 
    Traverse City Area

    IMAGIN Meetups round 1 was a huge success, so we are continuining them with a 2nd round of meetups and expanding to 6 regions of the state!  The next meetups will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at six locations across the state.   Come out to enjoy food and drink from a local watering hole and time to connect with your fellow GIS professionals.  

    This event RSVP registration is for the Northwest Michigan IMAGIN Meetup, which will be meeting at:
    Kilkenny's Irish Public House
    400 W. Front Street
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    View Kilkenny's Website

    There is NO COST to RSVP or attend, other than each attendee will be responsible for their own food / beverage purchases.

    • April 20, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Hopcat Detroit - 4265 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

    IMAGIN Meetup
    Southeast Michigan

    IMAGIN Meetups round 1 was a huge success, so we are continuining them with a 2nd round of meetups and expanding to 6 regions of the state!  The next meetups will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at six locations across the state.   Come out to enjoy food and drink from a local watering hole and time to connect with your fellow GIS professionals.

    This event RSVP registration is for the Southeast Michigan IMAGIN Meetup, which will be meeting at:
    Hopcat Detroit
    4265 Woodward Ave
    Detroit, MI 48201
    https://hopcat.com/detroit

    There is NO COST to RSVP or attend, other than each attendee will be responsible for their own food / beverage purchases.

    • April 20, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • The Cricket Club - Battle Creek, Michigan

    IMAGIN Meetup
    Southern Michigan
    Jackson / Kalamazoo / Battle Creek

    IMAGIN Meetups round 1 was a huge success, so we are continuining them with a 2nd round of meetups and expanding to 6 regions of the state!  The next meetups will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at six locations across the state.   Come out to enjoy food and drink from a local watering hole and time to connect with your fellow GIS professionals.

    This event RSVP registration is for the Southern Michigan IMAGIN Meetup, which will be meeting at:

    The Cricket Club
    36 Michigan Avenue West
    Battle Creek, MI  49017
    Cricket Club Facebook Page

    There is NO COST to RSVP or attend, other than each attendee will be responsible for their own food / beverage purchases.

    • April 20, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • SpeakEZ Lounge, 600 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    IMAGIN Meetup
    West Michigan

    IMAGIN Meetups round 1 was a huge success, so we are continuining them with a 2nd round of meetups and expanding to 6 regions of the state!  The next meetups will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at six locations across the state.   Come out to enjoy food and drink from a local watering hole and time to connect with your fellow GIS professionals.

    This event RSVP registration is for the West Michigan IMAGIN Meetup.

    Meeting Location
    SpeakEZ Lounge
    600 Monroe Ave. NW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    http://speakezlounge.com/

    There is NO COST to RSVP or attend, other than each attendee will be responsible for their own food / beverage purchases.

    • April 20, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Leo's Outpost - 600 S Pennsylvania Ave, Lansing, MI 48912

    IMAGIN Meetup
    Lansing / Central Michigan Region

    IMAGIN Meetups round 1 was a huge success, so we are continuining them with a 2nd round of meetups and expanding to 6 regions of the state!  The next meetups will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at six locations across the state.   Come out to enjoy food and drink from a local watering hole and time to connect with your fellow GIS professionals.

    This event RSVP registration is for the Lansing / Central Michigan IMAGIN Meetup, which will be meeting at:

    Leo's Outpost
    600 South Pennsylvania Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48912
    http://leosoutpost.com/ 

    There is NO COST to RSVP or attend, other than each attendee will be responsible for their own food / beverage purchases.

    • June 04, 2017
    • June 06, 2017
    • Park Place Hotel & Conference Center, Traverse City, Michigan


    26th Annual IMAGIN Conference
    June 4 to 6, 2017
    Park Place Hotel
    Hagerty Conference Center
    Traverse City, Michigan

    IMAGIN's 26th Annual Conference Registration is 
    NOW OPEN!

    Join your GIS Colleagues from across Michigan and the Country for Michigan's premier GIS conference, being held in beautiful downtown Traverse City.  

    Keynote speakers, education tracks, workshops, Esri Hands On Learning Lab, social and networking events, vendors, an awards lunch and silent auction and more await you in Traverse City.   Register TODAY!

    To see member registration rates, make sure to "sign in" to the website.  If you are NOT signed in, or if you are NOT a member, you will only see the Non-Member Conference Registration Rates.  



    • June 04, 2017
    • June 06, 2017
    • Hagerty Center, 715 East Front Street, Traverse City, Michigan 49686


    26th Annual IMAGIN Conference
    Sponsorship and Vendor opportunities

    Be a larger part of the IMAGIN conference by Sponsoring one of the conference events or showcasing your firm in our vendor area.  Conference sessions and the vendor exposition will be held at the Hagerty Center at Northern Michigan College. Download the full sponsorship packet here.  Please note the floor plan drawing is not to scale.

    It is preferred you use the website to secure your sponsorship.  Confirmation forms are included in the sponsorship packet if needed.

    • June 04, 2017
    • 3:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Ciccone Vineyard, Hop Lot Brewery and The Filling Station - All in the Traverse City Area
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    26th Annual IMAGIN Conference
    Sunday Beer and Wine Tasting Bus Tour

    Join your fellow IMAGIN Conference attendees as they travel on a motor coach to either the Ciccone Vineyard & Winery or the Hop Lot Brewery on the Leelanau Peninsula.  After the tastings, participants will be picked up and travel to the Filling Station in downtown Traverse City for dinner, before heading back to the Park Place Hotel and the Top of the Park for the night.  Space is limited and guests are welcome and pre-registration is required.

    Your registration fee includes round trip transportation to either Ciccone Vineyard & Winery or the Hop Lot Brewery, the the restaurant and back to the hotel.  Any tasting fees and dinner will be at the attendees own expense.

      


    • July 10, 2017
    • July 14, 2017
    • San Diego, CA

    Each year Esri hosts its international user conference in San Diego, California.

    16,000 GIS users, managers and developers. 300 moderated sessions. 450 hours of technical training. 300 software vendors. Inspirational keynotes. Competitions to test your skills. One-on-one sessions with Esri technical and professional support staff. All of this in one place for one week. Plan to attend and learn what's new in GIS technology and data, network with your peers, and stay connected to the pulse of this innovative industry.

    Check out the Esri UC Page for all the details. 


    • February 01, 2018
    • November 01, 2018
    • 4 sessions
    • Constitution Hall, 525 W. Allegan St, Lansing, MI 48933

    State of Michigan GIS Users Group Meeting
    Meetings are in Lansing unless otherwise noted.

    NOTE: TENTATIVE DATES FOR 2018

    Standard Meeting Agenda:
    9:30 - 10:00am  - Networking
    Catch up with your colleagues over a cup of coffee

    10:00 am - Noon   Update Meeting and Short
    Educational Topic

    Learn what your peers are working on.  Around-the-room updates from meeting participants, capped off with a 30 minute "special topic" at each meeting.

    Noon - 1:30 pm Break for Lunch

    1:30 - 3:30 pm Educational Topic
    Always informative and   always different - a diverse set of topics is covered   throughout the year, based on GIS user community input.

    Can't join in person? Dial in with the number below, starting at 10:00 am
    Dial: 1-877-873-8017
    Code: 7774472

    For additional information, click to 
    Learn More

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Do you have an upcoming event of interest to geospatial professionals?  If so, let us know by sending your event details to the Communication Team and we will include it in our calendar.


IMAGIN: Improving Michigan's Access to Geographic Information Networks

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