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Come support our International Chapters during the SCGIS 2020 Virtual Conference Series! Presentation sessions have live Q&A with the speakers and are open to everyone for free. Should you miss a session, though, you’ll be able to access the record in the future as an SCGIS member. If you are not already, please consider becoming a member today!

 

Week of August 24-28:

  • NEW ZEALAND  PAKISTAN  -  Mon  Aug 24, 1am EDT / 5pm NZ  / 10am Pakistan
  • SOUTH AFRICA  -  Mon  Aug 24, 10am EDT / 4pm local chapter time
  • CAMEROON  & SLOVENIA  -  Wed  Aug 26, 12pm EDT / 4pm Cameroon/ 6pm Slovenia
  • MADAGASCAR  & UKRAINE  -  Thur  Aug 27, 10am EDT / 5pm local chapter time
  • LATIN AMERICA  -  Thur  Aug 27, 3pm EDT / 4pm local chapter time
  • RUSSIA  -  Fri  Aug 28, 11am EDT / 6pm local chapter time

Register for these sessions on our Eventbrite page. https://www.eventbrite.com/o/scgis-30599469334

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International Chapter talks are now announced for the SCGIS 2020 Virtual Conference Series, starting Thursday, August 20th! We encourage you to come support our International Chapters and find out about some of the amazing work that members are doing throughout the globe!

 

This Week:

  • BRAZIL - Thurs Aug 20, 4pm EDT / 5pm local chapter time
  • INDIA -  Fri Aug 21, 9am EDT / 6:30pm local chapter time

 

Register now on our Eventbrite page. https://www.eventbrite.com/o/scgis-30599469334

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There’s still time! Please help us build community and share knowledge by sharing a presentation of your work as part of our first ever virtual conference. The deadline to submit is this Friday, August 14th! 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScZd6Sog_cChG3Jf3Y6rtg3K-bESKony_A_VimDzJSUqK6L5w/viewform

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Visit the SCGIS booth in the Esri Virtual UC Sustainable Development Community showcase! Use the link provided below and go to the Expo (upper ribbon, which will be available Monday). Expo hours are:

Mon, July 13th: 12:15 PM - 4:00 PM (PT)
Tues, July 14th: 7:30 AM - 9:40 AM; 11:10AM-3:50PM (PT)
Wed, July 15th: 7:30 AM - 9:40 AM; 11:10 AM – 3:50 PM (PT)

2020 Esri User Conference: July 13–16 | Join Us Virtually 

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On July 20th, 1PM EST, we will kick off this year’s SCGIS Virtual Conference Series with our Welcome and Annual Membership Meeting! We will give an introduction to SCGIS, go over the benefits of membership, and give an overview of highlights from the past year.

Should you wish to present at the virtual conference, we will soon be sending out full instructions on submitting an abstract and talk. We hope you are well and that you will be able to attend a workshop or free session, and share your work virtually with the SCGIS community! Use the link provided to view our current schedule and to register. https://www.eventbrite.com/o/scgis-30599469334

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2020 Virtual SCGIS Conference Series will begin July 20th! Join us for a sequence of presentations, workshops, and panels on conservation GIS, all available for FREE and spread over a few weeks. Additionally, there will be a few intensive skill workshops for a small fee. Stay tuned for more information! https://scgis.org/conference

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Check out outdoor enthusiast Teresa Baker and how she is encouraging young people of color to join the environmental movement: Teresa Baker, Activist and Hiker, on Why Kids Are the Future of Our Public Lands | Audubon 

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SCGIS has launched an SCGIS GoFundMe effort to support our operations. With the cancellation of the 2020 Annual Conference, SCGIS faces potential budget shortfalls across all parts of the organization, including loss of membership income and conference revenue. We remain committed to expanding the reach of SCGIS to build and support a strong, global network of people using GIS for conservation. Will you help us reach our goal of raising $5,000 through our GoFundMe effort or by joining or renewing your membership? Thank you very much for your support!

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