Sunday, May 31, 2009

2009 Indigenous Mapping Network Conference

Hosted by Oneida Nation of Wisconsin
June 13 - 16, 2009

Native American / Indigenous / Aboriginal / tribal attendees and supporters of mapping efforts on aboriginal territories welcome. Let's learn, share, and grow together - find new ways of using mapping tools to solve sovereignty, environmental, and cultural issues.

Previous ideas resulting from this conference include supporting and training indigenous people who may have little experience with modern mapping technologies. Efforts also are made to keep abreast and inform the UN, governments, academics, and the technological world about traditional "mapping" technologies.

The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin welcomes conference attendees, speakers, and vendors to Green Bay, WI, for the 2009 Indigenous Mapping Network Conference. We hope to provide an educational and fascinating conference for everyone. We will also share a brief look at Oneida culture and what life is like in Northeast Wisconsin.

Register for the Conference or Find out More here.

Conference Highlights
Breakout Sessions Keynote Speakers
Metadata Training Poster Contest
Community / Economic
Cultural Tours


Saturday, June 13, 2009

7:00 - 9:00 pm Meet & Greet Lambeau Field

Sunday, June 14, 2009

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration - Hotel Lobby

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Tour of Oneida Nation Turtle School

12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch Break (On your own)

12:00 - 1:00 pm WI GIS User Group Board Meeting

1:00 - 1:25 pm Managing Utilities Information with GIS / Conducting a GIS Needs Assessment -Sam Pociask, McMahon Associates

1:25 - 2:00 pm Round Table Discussion

2:00 - 5:00 pm Mapping Tribal Law -Eric Skenandore and Celene Elm, Oneida Nation

Monday, June 15, 2009

8:00 - 9:00 am Opening Ceremony

9:00 - 9:25 am Mapping the Heavens and the Earth: Spatial Information Technology and the Maori Worldview -Hauiti Hakopa

9:25 - 10:00 am Round Table Discussion

10:00 -10:25 am The Karen People of Eastern Burma: A Study of GIS for Human Survival -Joseph T. Forrest & Saw Tah Doh Moo, Resource GeoServices LLC

10:25 - 11:00 am Round Table Discussion 1

1:00 - 11:25 am Panel Presentation Emergency Planning & GIS -Paul Crocker, Menominee Tribal Enterprises

Menominee Moves to GIS Gaining Trust & Taxing Issues -Paul Cegelski, Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

11:25 - 12:00 pm Round Table Discussion

12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch Break

1:00 - 1:25 pm Integration of GIS Data Management, Collection, and Analysis: Organization-Wide Empowerment -Edward Durbeck & Quentin Lalio, Durbeck GIS Group

1:25 - 2:00 pm Round Table Discussion

2:00 - 2:25 pm Panel Presentation The Tribal Statistical Areas Program (TSAP) and other Geographic Programs for the Upcoming 2010 Census -Joshua Coutts & Colleen Joyce, U.S. Census Bureau

Federal Funding Sources -Dave Gerczak, Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District

2:25 - 3:00 pm Round Table Discussion

3:00 - 3:30 pm Break

3:30 - 3:55 pm Creating Cultural Maps for Cultural Revival and Survival -Kate Greenwood, Sunshine Coast Regional Council

3:55 - 4:30 pm Round Table Discussion

4:30 - 4:55 pm Restoring Sacred Places: Hui Kaha Põkahu (The Group That Draws Stone) -Darlene E. Martin, Johnson Keonelehua Kalawe Jr. & W. Mãhealani Pai, Kamehameha Investment Corporation

4:55 - 5:30 pm Round Table Discussion

5:30 - 7:00 pm Free Time

7:00 - 10:00 pm Banquet Dinner

Keynote Speaker: Mal Ridges Topic: VIP Mapping - Values, Interests & Priorities

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

9:00 - 12:00 pm Planning Summit Ted Jojola, Pueblo

12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch Break

1:00 - 1:25 pm Grassroots Land-Recovery Efforts on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation -David Bartecchi, Village Earth

1:25 - 2:00 pm Round Table Discussion

2:00 - 2:25 pm Using Watersheds to Protect Cultural Resources: How to Map What Should Not Be Mapped -Christopher Overdorf, Jones & Jones Architects Landscape Architects and Planners

2:25 - 3:00 pm Round Table Discussion

3:00 - 3:30 pm Break

3:30 - 3:55 pm Panel Presentation The Aboriginal Sites Decision Support Tool -Mal Ridges

3:55 - 4:30 pm Round Table Discussion

4:30 - 4:55 pm Panel Presentation Planning in Indian Country 101 -Lenny Dixon, The Tulalip Tribes

Helping Tribal Government with GIS Needs -Nick Stadnyk, Applied Data Consultants, Inc.

Land Management Strategies for Tribal Governments -Brien Green, Bentley Systems

4:55 - 5:30 pm Round Table Discussion

5:30 - 7:00 pm Free Time

7:00 - 10:00 pm Dinner & Closing Ceremony

Accommodations are at Radisson Hotel & Conference Center.

Please make Hotel Reservations directly with the hotel by calling:

(800) 333-3333 (Toll Free)

(920) 494-7300 (Direct Line)

To benefit from our Group rate, please ask for a room/s in the Oneida G.L.I.S. room block.

The discounted price is $89/night and includes a breakfast buffet.

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