GIS Day 2015

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Explore the Power of Maps

Co-sponsored by the University Libraries and Department of Geography


Monday, November 16: Getting to know SimplyMap, PolicyMap, and Social Explorer, 1pm, 302 Paterno Library

Wednesday, November 18: Leisure Reading Room, first floor of Pattee Library

10 am -2pm: Information Fair

Wednesday, November 18: Franklin Atrium

Poster Display

Wednesday, November 18: Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library

11:15–11:45 a.m: Joseph Kerski, ESRI Education Manager, “Five Converging Forces,” Geoawareness, geotechnologies, geoenablement, citizen science, and storytelling are combining to make this the most exciting time ever for GIS in education and society. Find out about these forces, why they matter,how you can get involved, and what they mean for your career pathway.

11:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.: Lightning talks

1:30–2:30 p.m.: Presentation on HERE maps

2:30–3:00 p.m.: Joseph Kerski, “Telling your story with Esri Storymaps” Combine audio, video, photographs, sketches, narratives, and other multimedia to present the results of your research, to teach, and to communicate your OWN story, using Esri’s easy-to-use yet powerful storymapping web applications.

3:00–3:30 p.m.: Lightning talks

4:00-5:30 p.m.: Networking Reception, Drawing of a $75 Amazon Gift Certificate from Geographic Research, Inc. producer of SimplyMap