2016 Award Winners

These individuals and organizations received recognition at OFWIM’s 2016 Conference and Annual Meeting:

2016 Innovation Award
Missouri Department of Conservation – Waterfowl Hunting Harvest Data

Student Scholarships
2016 – Kayla Key, University of Missouri Columbia
2015 – Daniel Walker, University of Tennessee

Best Poster
Jeanette Jones, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
Tennessee’s Update to the Protected Areas Database

Best Presentation
Jeff Kopaska, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Factors Affecting Fishing License Purchase Patterns and Angler Retention Strategies in Iowa

 

Meet Our New Officers

Congratulations to new officers installed at our 2016 Business Meeting:

President – Jeanette Jones
President-Elect – Joe Kirby
Treasurer – Michael Barbour
Member-at-Large – Rebecca Scully

Service awards were presented to outgoing president Keith Hurley (now serving as Past President), outgoing treasurer Jay Kapalczynski, and  outgoing member-at-large Joe Kirby.

 

Learning More About R

Next Webinar: September 22, 10:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time

Tune in for the second of two webinars in preparation for our October 6 continuing education workshop, “Creating production quality graphics and charts with R.” If you missed the first webinar on August 31, a recording is available. Visit the workshop page for more information and a log-in link.

Latest OFWIM News

Our June newsletter is now online! This issue contains feature articles on web search techniques and cloud data solutions, a new set of SQL Tool Tips, plus a preliminary agenda and travel tips for our 2016 Conference in Nebraska. And last but definitely not least, an update on the peripatetic life of our friend, Captain Jack.

OFWIM News March 2016

Our spring newsletter is now online, packed with tips on ways to make an information manager’s job easier. Read the latest SQL Tool Tip … a review of free app IFTTT from our president Keith Hurley … and a feature on the Global Mapper software created by our 2015 conference sponsor, Blue Marble Geographics.

OFWIM members are always ready to embrace innovations in data collection and management, but at the same time, we’re mindful of our past. Check out the Wayback Machine on Page 3!