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Register for 2018 WV GIS Conference (June 11th - 14th)

Register now for the 2018 WV GIS Conference to be held June 11-14 in Charleston,, WV. Conference registration includes the annual WVAGP membership dues (April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019) for new or current members.

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GIS Foundations Training in Beckley

GIS Foundations I, II, III  (December 18-20)
Cost: $75 per day for WVAGP members, $150 for non-members
Register now for GIS Foundations December 18-20, instructor-led ArcGIS training courses taught by the WV GIS Technical Center at the Robert C. Byrd Learning Resource Center (LRC) on the WVU Tech Campus in Beckley, WV. 

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Course Description: 

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Target Audience Prequalifications

Take advantage of GIS training in southern West Virginia!!!!!!!!!!!

Intro to GIS Scripting Using Python

WHAT:  ArcGIS Python Scripting Workshop 

WHEN & WHERE: August 8-10, 2017; WV GIS Technical Center, WVU Brooks Hall (4th Floor), 98 Beechurst Ave., Morgantown, WV  26506.

Day 1 (Aug 8): Introduction to Python
Day 2 (Aug 9): Geoprocessing in Python
Day 3 (Aug 10): Map Automation in Python

COST:  Attend one day or all days.  75 dollars per day for WVAGP members, 150 dollars per day for non-members

INSTRUCTOR:  Dr. Jamison Conley, WVU Assistant Professor of Geography 

WORKSHOP MATERIALS: Materials will be provided at the training site

REGISTER:  Online Registration    MORE INFORMATION:  Flyer


ArcGIS JavaScript API

The Introduction to JavaScript course is designed to teach entry level programmers the basics of JavaScript programming as applied when building an interactive web map.  Students will work through the language of JavaScript writing a small program that works on a webpage. Students will work with the ArcGIS JavaScript API on day two, learning how to create a basic interactive web map.  It is strongly suggested that Students have a basic understanding of HTML and CSS in order to enroll in the JavaScript course. 

ArcGIS JavaScript API (July 20-21, 2017)        

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Register for 2017 GIS Foundations Training

The GIS Foundation courses are designed to get new users up and running quickly. The course topics cover the ArcMap interface, tools and basic GIS worklows such as setting symbology and editing features. Learners will participate in both lectures and hands on workshops during the course. 


ArcGIS Desktop Foundations (May 16-18, 2017)         Flyer  / Register Here!


Oak Hill Municipal GIS Webinar

City of Oak Hill "Municipal GIS Webinar" presented on 25 October 2016 by Marvin Davis, GIS Coordinator of Oak Hill.  Webinar length is 30 minutes. 

Presentations for 2016 Eastern Panhandle GIS Users Group Meeting

Below are links to the presentations of the 2016 Eastern Panhandle GIS Users Group Meeting held on September 14 in Martinsburg, WV.

Click here to view meeting agenda.

(1) Link to individual presentation on Slideshare

(2) Link to compressed zip file of all presentations



Register for 2016 Summer GIS Training Courses

Below are WVAGP-sponsored GIS workshops that are being taught this summer by the WV GIS Technical Center at Brooks Hall on the WVU Downtown Campus in Morgantown, WV.  Registration is first come first served. 

ArcGIS Desktop Foundations (July 19-21)         Register | Flyer

ArcGIS Python (July 26-28)                            Register | Flyer

Register for 2016 WV GIS Conference (May 3-6)

Register now for the 2016 WV GIS Conference to be held May 3-6 in Morgantown, WV.  Conference registration includes the annual WVAGP membership dues (April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017) for new or current members. 

Also view the conference website for schedules, lodging, call for presentations, workshops, and sponsorship/exhibitor opportunities. 

WVAGP Fall Newsletter (November 2015)

Click here to view WVAGP Newsletter for November 2015.