Welcome to the State of California 


Open House for Geographic Information Systems:  9:00 AM - 4 PM November 20, 2013

Richmond:  Room C-140, Building C;   Sacramento:  Room 73.525 (Lassen Room)

WebEx and Teleconference Details below

9 AM - 4 PM  "Where in California Are you?" Contest

Agenda  (subject to Update)

  •  9:00        Opening Remarks; CDPH GIS Offerings:  David Fisher (ITSD) & Anne Millington (ITSD)
  • 10:00       Practical GIS:  Mapping Hazardous Facilities:Svetlana Smorodinsky (OHB) & CalEnviroScreen: Laura August (OEHHA); Presentation will address mapping challenges (data sources, tool selection, geocoding) and the creation of CalEPA's California Communities Environmental Health Screening Tool
  • 11:00       Third Annual GEOpardy  Real Time!  Sacramento vs Richmond  Play in person to get a prize
  • 12:00       Lunch
  •  1:00        California Nutrition Network Viewer v2.0: Anthony Barnes (ITSD) & Bhavdeep Sachdev (ITSD); Presentation will showcase the updated CA Nutrition Network GIS viewer
  •  2:00        Brand New GIS Day Feature:  Ignite Talks!  5-min presentations on various GIS topics
  •  3:00        Wrap-up 


WebEx Information

Topic: GIS Day
Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Time: 7:00 am, Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco, GMT-08:00)
Meeting Number: 570 620 318
Meeting Password: gisday

1. Go to
2. If requested, enter your name and email address.
3. If a password is required, enter the meeting password: gisday
4. Click "Join".
5. Call-in number (Verizon): 1-866-745-1015 (US)
6. Attendee access code: 962 195 6

 “Where in California Are You?” Contest

This contest is held on-line only, 9 AM to 4 PM on Wednesday the 20th.  Again, this year it is in SurveyMonkey form, accessible via browser.  A high resolution pdf of the poster is available for viewing here, or you may simply prefer to go directly to SurveyMonkey to see each location, and fill out the response form as you go.  The SurveyMonkey survey is the only way to participate in the contest, so be sure to take some time to go through and provide your answers between 9AM and 4PM on the day.

There will be prizes for top winners from all CDPH locations.  In case of ties, there will be a raffle for the prizes.  Prizes!


Questions or Comments?

Please contact:  Svetlana Smorodinsky, MPH, Occupational Health Branch, svetlana.smorodinsky@cdph.ca.gov

Anne Millington, DVM, GISP, Information Technology Services Division, anne.millington@cdph.ca.gov 

GIS Day Information
Contest Info: Where in California are You?
Last modified on: 11/22/2013 8:16 AM