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April 10, 2018

IndyPy Meetup: GIS in Indiana

This month's key sessions: 

Python Beginner's Jam (PBJ™):

Our PBJ™ is all about the basics: 15 minute Python short tutorial aimed at beginners. This month, the focus will be on: TBA

Right Brain™ Talk:

Right Brain™ brings to you creative topics aimed at developing well rounded Pythonistas. This month:

"STEAM:  How the Arts Supercharge Technology" by: Glenn Keller, CountryMark

Pro Talk™:

This is our Advanced Python talk by a field expert. Our featured speaker will be:

"The Practice of GIS in Indiana", by: Jim Sparks, State of Indiana

GIS, Geographic Information Systems, are used extensively in government, academics, and the private sector as a location based way to collect, organize, analyze, and display information. Jim Sparks, Indiana’s first Geographic Information Officer, will provide an introduction to the practice of GIS as well as information about where and how GIS and geospatial data and resources are employed in Indiana. In addition, he will highlight the use of Python scripts to automate geoprocessing tasks within GIS software.


7:00p - 7:20p Meet, Greet and Eat (free pizza!)

7:20p - 7:30p Announcements and Introductions

7:30p - 7:45p PBJ™ Session

7:45p - 8:00p Right Brain™ Talk with Glenn Keller

8:00p - 8:45p Pro Talk™ with Jim Sparks

8:45p - 9:30p Networking/ Door Prizes

About IndyPy:

The Indianapolis Python MeetupOrganized by Six Feet Up, the Indianapolis Python Meetup (“IndyPy”) is a leading national group promoting the Python programming language and connecting the Python community. IndyPy draws Python enthusiasts from the entire Midwest for regular events. In 2017, the group celebrated 10 years of success with over 1,200 members.

Interested in sponsoring IndyPy?  Let's talk

More info is at http://indypy.org


  • Details

  • Date April 10
  • Time 7-10pm
  • Where The Speak Easy, 5255 Winthrop Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220
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  • Contact Phone 317-861-5948 x605
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