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Maps on the Hill is January 25

Utah’s Maps on the Hill exhibit will be available for viewing on Wednesday, January 25th, from 10:00am to 1:00pm in the Utah State Capitol Building Rotunda.

 Maps on the Hill, a free event, is a great way to learn how current mapping technology is being applied to important issues across a wide range of disciplines including economic development, natural resources, infrastructure management, public lands and environment issues, efficient services delivery, and more.  Maps on the Hill is expected to draw over 40 map exhibits from all levels of government, private sector firms, and higher education. Utah’s elected officials and the public are invited to come learn about the various mapping projects from professionals and students.

 Maps on the Hill is organized by the Utah Geographic Information Council (UGIC), a statewide user group of Geographic Information System (GIS) professionals, in partnership with the State of Utah’s Automated Geographic Reference Center (AGRC).

More information is available at http://ugic.org/maps-on-the-hill.

About UGIC

The Utah Geographic Information Council is a nonprofit organization for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) professionals in Utah. UGIC focuses on how GIS can be used to inform and improve management outcomes across public and private sectors by organizing an annual conference, supporting emergency response through the Utah Emergency Management Technical Team, and advocating for digital geography skills and awareness in K-12 education. For more information visit ugic.org.

 About AGRC

The Automated Geographic Reference Center (AGRC) was established in 1984 by the Legislature, and is part of the State of Utah Department of Technology Services.  AGRC provides GIS services to state, federal, and local government agencies and curates one of the nation’s leading state repositories for digital mapping data layers and other resources.  For more information, visit gis.utah.gov