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Webinar: SVRS Mapping 8.5

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October 21, 2013
Wisconsin County Clerks
Wisconsin Municipal Clerks
City of Milwaukee Election Commission
Milwaukee County Election Commission
Allison Coakley, Elections Training Coordinator
Zach Robinson, GIS Specialist
Clerks Memo (October 21, 2013 Webinar information) final.pdf43.96 KB
MappingWebinar_UserGuide.pdf251.15 KB

We recently released our “Building on the Basics” election administration webinar training series schedule.  Due to positive feedback from county and municipal clerks regarding this method of training, we have developed a new webinar training series that focuses on the Statewide Voter Registration System.  The first webinar in our SVRS training series is:

Webinar for County and Municipal Clerks
Mapping 8.5
Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Web link:

The mapping features of SVRS were improved with the new SVRS version 8.5.  The Mapping 8.5 webinar will walk you through how to use the mapping features in SVRS and highlight the new improvements.  This webinar is recommended for all SVRS users that utilize the mapping features, whether you are new to SVRS or proficient.

Reference materials for the webinar have been posted on our website as an attachment.  The webcast will be posted by the Thursday following the session on the G.A.B. website for clerks to use for their own education:   The training counts toward clerk recertification whether you participate in the live webinar or review the recording at a later date.

Live Webinar Requirements

You must be able to view videos on your computer, using a media application such as Windows Media Player. You will be connected to audio using your computer’s speakers.  If you are unable to access the audio over your computer speakers, you may select “Use Telephone” after joining the webinar.  Using the telephone for audio is a toll charge.  If you have questions about the technical aspects of the webinar, please contact the Help Desk at or (608) 261-2028.               
The webinar has a maximum of 500 participants.  In response to input from clerks, phones will be muted to reduce ambient noise.  Questions may be typed in and will be answered by G.A.B. staff for the benefit of the participants as time allows.  A list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) generated from the webinar will be posted after the webcast. 

We look forward to you joining us for the webinar on Wednesday.  If you have ideas or suggestions for future webinar topics, please contact: or (608) 261-2033.   Thank you.

cc:    Kevin J. Kennedy
        Director and General Counsel
        Government Accountability Board

        Michael Haas
        Elections Division Administrator
        Government Accountability Board

        Ross Hein
        Elections Supervisor
        Government Accountability Board