The Mid-Atlantic Geospatial Transportation Users Group (MAGTUG) helps transportation professionals stay abreast of advances in geospatial technology and assists GIS professionals navigate transportation-specific issues (pun intended) by promoting events where we may share knowledge, news and successful practices with each other.

The Group organizes meetings 2-3 times a year and also hosts a webinar series on pertinent Geospatial and Transportation topics providing information to help Engineer, Inventory, Manage, Plan, and Innovate our local transportation systems. More about MAGTUG…

Upcoming Events

To support our community of geospatial transportation professionals, MAGTUG maintains this calendar of virtual and in-person meetings, seminars, and conferences in the Mid-Atlantic and beyond to keep you apprised of training and information exchange opportunities. Not all events are sponsored or organized by the Group but offer excellent prospects for professional development.

Indicates event held in the Mid-Atlantic Region or a Virtual event. Bolding indicates event organized or sponsored by MAGTUG

☉ January 29, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. – MAGTUG Webinar – Adrenalizing Asset Management

The CycloMedia solution offering is comprised of high-resolution street-level imagery and mobile LiDAR. When coupled with intuitive SaaS offerings, the resulting solution provides seamless, 360-degree visualization that allows users to remotely assess sites, assets, features, and conditions. This informational session will highlight several ways State and Local Government customers are leveraging this technology to solve real business challenges (and realize a high ROI) across the Transportation, Public Works, and Engineering fields. Click HERE to register.

Jason Sealy, Sales Executive
Jim Michel, Sr. Solution Engineer

☉ December 5, 2019 at 9:00 A.M. – 4 P.M. – GIS Day at Rowan College at Burlington County

We are pleased to announce that a full-day GIS Day event will once again be held at Rowan College at Burlington County (formerly Burlington County College) on Thursday, December 5, 2019.   This event will consist of a morning of speaker presentations and an afternoon of GPS and GIS activities.  Lunch and lite morning refreshments will be provided. 

The event is FREE!  – Join us to celebrate the many facets of GIS!

Registration is open at www.co.burlington.nj.us/gisdayatrcbc

☉ November 1, 2019 at 7:30 A.M. – 4 P.M. -MacURISA / MAGTUG Fall Meeting – Geospatial Asset Management: Straightforward Solutions for Real World Data

Asset Management and GIS have a complicated relationship with a long history and a bright future. Please join us as we welcome back MAGTUG for a full day of presentations on real world examples using GIS to better collect, track, and manage asset data. We will have an afternoon workshop available for attendees, Maintenance Management Systems (MMS) and Best Practices for Local Agencies (limit 20).

Registration fee is $30 and includes a light breakfast and networking lunch. Register by Wednesday, October 30th, 2019. Walk-ins will be subject to an additional $15 fee.

Rutgers EcoComplex
1200 Florence-Columbus Rd
Bordentown, NJ 08505

☉ August 14, 2019 at 10 A.M. – 11 A.M. MAGTUG Webinar- Modern Street-level Asset Collection with Mapillary

Asset management is critical for many government agencies to manage their street assets. A.I. and machine learning technology is expanding to automate government work-flows which have traditionally required significant investments in field work, manual intervention, and data analysis. This session hosted by Muthu Sampath will showcase real-world examples of the benefits of street-level imagery and the power of A.I. in scaling up data collection and extraction for asset inventory, site surveys, property appraisals and other resource-intensive operations.

UPDATE: Click on this LINK to view this exciting webinar.

June 26, 2019 at 10 A.M. – 11 A.M. MAGTUG Webinar- DelDOT PAR Prioritization Web Application

UPDATE: View meeting materials LINK.

Join Julia Wolanski from Pennoni’s Technology Solutions Team to learn about their DelDOT PAR Prioritization Web Application.

The Pennoni GIS team created an application and performed data analysis relating to the prioritization of ADA compliance curb ramps within the state of Delaware. This tool utilized a variety of data sets (ADA compliance, population demographics, transportation, and walkability) and incorporated GIS techniques to create a ranking of high priority locations in the state.

Ms. Julia Wolanski serves as a GIS Specialist within Pennoni’s, Technology Solutions Team. She is a graduate of Temple University with a Professional Science Masters in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science.

☉ May 1, 2019 at 10 A.M. – 11 A.M. MAGTUG Webinar- Exploring The Smart Region (SmartCityPHL)

UPDATE: You can view this presentation by selecting this LINK.

Join MAGTUG and Rich Quodomine from the Department of Public Property, City of Philadelphia to learn about the Asset Intelligence SmartCityPHL initiative and the newly released roadmap.

Rich Quodomine is the city of Philadelphia’s Senior Lead GIS Analyst for the Department of Public Property. He heads up the Asset Intelligence Suite of Applications which include InVision and IWAMS, the Integrated Workplace Asset Management System. The City uses these applications, among many others, to drive knowledge of the city’s assets and architecture.

In February 2019, the City of Philadelphia released the SmartCityPHL roadmap and established an advisory committee to catalyze efforts to improve municipal service delivery to Philadelphia’s diverse communities through the adoption of new and emerging technologies.

SmartCityPHL is the City of Philadelphia’s initiative to pursue technology innovation in support of our communities. This initiative has the potential to increase the access that residents have to technology, particularly to the internet.

Click on this LINK for free registration.

March 13, 2019 at 10 A.M. – 4 P.M. UPDATE: The presentations are now available by following this LINK.

IREG – Enterprise and GIS-T by Mid-Atlantic County Governments. The 110th meeting of the DVRPC’s Information Resources Exchange Group (IREG), in partnership with MAGTUG, will be hosting an event focused on Enterprise and GIS-T by Mid-Atlantic County Governments. This meeting is to share stories of the state of the practice at the county level within the DVRPC and MAGTUG region.

This FREE event will run from 10:00 am to 4 pm and include lunch. Seating is limited to 90. It will be held at the DVRPC main conference room, 190 North Independence Mall West, 8th floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Registration is required. Please go to TICKETLEAP to register. Full agenda to come soon.

☉ February 27, 2019 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. – MAGTUG Webinar- Save Time, Effort, and Money Through Street Level Visualization (and Data Analytics). This is our first webinar of the new year. The CycloMedia solution offering is comprised of authoritative, high-resolution imagery embedded with geometrically true coordinate, date and time stamps. When coupled with our terrestrial LiDAR and SaaS offerings, the resulting solution provides a seamless, 360-degree street level view that allows users to remotely assess sites, assets, features, and conditions. This informational session will highlight several ways our valued customers are leveraging this technology to solve real business challenges. Please go to this LINK to view this presentation.

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