WLIA welcomes you to the 33rd Annual Conference at the Marriott Madison West, in Middleton, Wisconsin, February 19-21, 2020. 

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TRACK 13 [clear filter]
Thursday, February 20

2:00pm CST

Why Your County PLSS Data Matters
This session details the creation of a statewide Public Land Survey System data layer using best-available county coordinate PLSS data to help improve the quality of the statewide parcel map. Learn about: how the data influenced decisions (i.e. coordinates, accuracy, reference systems), the implementation of the Romportl System for the statewide PLSS database and how we aggregated very diverse PLSS datasets.


David Vogel

WI State Cartographer's Office
David Vogel joined the SCO in December 2012 as a GIS Research Specialist.  He worked extensively on the LinkWISCONSIN Address Point and Parcel Mapping Project and the Version 1 Statewide Parcel Map Project.  He received his B.S. in Forest Management and Conservation Biology from... Read More →

Ana Wells

Research Specialist, State Cartographer's Office
Ana joined the SCO in April of 2018.  She works with the SCO team developing statewide parcel and Public Land Survey System GIS databases for the state of Wisconsin, and training geospatial professionals in the use of LiDAR technology. Before joining the SCO, she has worked as research... Read More →

Brenda Hemstead

Data Services, WI State Cartographer's Office
Brenda Hemstead is a Data Services Specialist and has been with the State Cartographer's Office since 1979. She manages a variety of technical and outreach projects for the office and has a long-standing role facilitating access to Wisconsin's survey control networks and providing... Read More →

Thursday February 20, 2020 2:00pm - 2:30pm CST
Salon D