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Schedule for the 2004 Fall meeting of the CGMA Advisory Board

October 8-10, 2004, at Rhodes College, Memphis, TN

Friday, 8 October

  • 6:00pm-9:00pm: Welcome dinner and activities for students and faculty to meet each other

Saturday, 9 October

  • 7:30am-8:30am: Breakfast
  • 8:30am-9:30am: Opening Session; CGMA history and current status report
  • 9:30am-9:45am: Break
  • 9:45am-11:30am: Outstanding Issues for the Project
    • developing the help files
    • testing the databases
    • adding geographic search and browse capability
    • locating geographic coordinates to mark the extent of surveys
  • 11:30am-12:30pm: Lunch
  • 12:30pm-2:00pm (faculty): CGMA Business Meeting
    • next year's class
    • making a case to Mellon for a 3-yr. grant extension
    • continuing a useful and innovative course
    • updating some equipment
    • maintaining programmer expertise and maintenance
    • adding funds for overseas travel for distinct teams to visit countries to access localized survey data, make connections with the right researchers;
    • planning for a release date for CGMA version 1.0
  • 12:30pm-2:00pm (students): Training Session: Introduction to ArcGIS™ (Pedar Foss)
    • operational basics (things 'not to forget')
    • how to set up a GIS for the practicum
    • how to use GIS to determine the geographic coordinates of survey projects (for individual projects)
  • 2:00pm-5:00pm: GPS-equipped field trip to Graceland
  • 5:00pm-6:00pm: Download GPS data
  • 6:00pm-9:00pm: Dinner

Sunday, 10 October

  • 8:00am-9:30am: Breakfast
   

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