The Department of Geography in partnership with the Map and Data Centre, invites you to celebrate Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day on Wednesday, November 13, alongside community leaders at this free, drop-in, interactive event. Not technical? That's okay, maps and mapping technology are more accessible now than ever before.
It's your chance to
- Escape into new virtual reality worlds
- Check out the latest drone technology
- Play with interactive maps and digital sandboxes
- Discover how to take advantage of mapping technology in your research, education, or for your next job interview
- Draw for a one of four gift cards to The Bookstore or Hospitality Services
End day with geography themed trivia night at the Grad Club for your chance to win cash prizes. All are welcome!
Community presenters and displays
- Upper Thames River Conservation Authority
- OGSR Library
- City of London
- Department of Engineering, Northern Tornadoes Project
- Geography Peoples' Society (GPS)
- Esri Canada
|GIS Day - Wednesday Nov. 13, 2019|
|9:30am||Guided tour of the map collection|
|10:30am||Lightning Talks: Block 1|
|1:30pm||Lightning Talks: Block 2|
|2:30pm||GIS Demonstration (TBD)|
|3pm||Guided tour of the map collection|
|7pm||Trivia Event at the Grad Club|
Submit a Lightning Talk
How do you use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in your work? Share how you've mapped your research or work in a seven-minute lightning talk at GIS Day.
We invite talks from, faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students, staff, community members and GIS professionals. We will select talks from a variety of groups that cover a range of topics to highlight the versatility of GIS.
Submit a 100-word proposal by Oct. 15. Proposals will be reviewed and selected by Oct. 21.
*We gratefully acknowledge the support provided by the Social Science Student Council Student Donation Fund*