GIS Day – our annual salute to geospatial technology

GIS Day Nov 2021
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Learn to harness the power of geospatial data

Please join us Wednesday, November 17, 2021 for our annual salute to geospatial technology and its power to transform and better our lives and the lives of those around us. 

GIS Day is an annual celebration of geospatial technology.  It’s an opportunity to discover and understand the benefits of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and showcase its uses in our community.

The symposium will be held on November 17 at Hesburgh Library Room 246. The event will include workshops, lightning presentations, and reception.

Schedule | Register 

9:00am – 10:00amIntroduction to Geographic Information Systems
Presenter: Matthew Sisk, GIS and Anthropology Librarian
Location: 246 Hesburgh Library
10:00am – 11:00amFieldKit: Open Source Environmental Sensing for Everyone
Presenter: Jer Thorp, author of Living in Data
Location: 246 Hesburgh LibraryDuring this presentation, a FieldKit Weather station will be raffled off to a participant.
11:00am – NoonLightning Talks
Location: 246 Hesburgh LibraryNote: To participate, please submit a brief abstract with title and all author affiliation(s), and indicate your preference for an in-person or virtual format to by November 1, 2021.
Noon – 1:00pmCampus GIS Spotlight
Talk title: The Children’s Environmental Health Initiative: People, Data, and Maps
Presenter: Presenter: Joshua Tootoo, Director of Training and Geospatial Sciences, Children’s Environmental Health Initiative
Location: 246 Hesburgh Library
GIS Day Reception
Join us for GIS Day cookies and coffee during the spotlight presentation.

Co-sponsored by  Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship, the Center for Research Computing, and the Lucy Family Institute for Data and Society .