University of Texas at Arlington

GIS Day 2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 11am-5pm, UT Arlington Central Library Parlor (6th floor)

Come and have fun learning about geographic information systems (GIS) and the various ways our faculty and students are using the technology.

  • Featured Talk on GIS in Secondary Education by Dr. Andrew Milson
  • ESRI's ArcGIS Online & Future Directions of GIS Technologies by John Hunt, ESRI Regional Account Representative
  • GPS in the Library Mall: Cache, if You Can!
  • Numerous GIS Research Poster Presentations - You Can Be a Presenter!
  • Peruse Examples of Spatial Analysis and Maps
  • Chat with others
  • Food, Prizes
  • Partake in the giant GIS Day cake!

Stay the entire afternoon, arrive late or leave early! Your attendance would be appreciated as we join in this global event to educate millions of people. Your participation could make a difference!

Who should attend?
All individuals interested in how geography, through the technology of GIS, affects your everyday life!

Showcase your work at GIS Day!
We invite all interested faculty, students, and staff to participate in the GIS Research Showcase. To participate, please register online and see information for presenters

If you need a special accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact Joshua Been, Central Library, Information Literacy, at (817) 272-5826 or LIBRARY-GIS@listserv.uta.edu. Two weeks notice is necessary for seamless access.

Schedule

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Time: 11am-5pm
Location: UT Arlington Central Library Parlor (6th floor)
 

Schedule of Events:
  • 11 am - Noon: Showcase Campus Use of GIS
  • Noon - 1 pm:Featured Talk on GIS in Secondary Education by Dr. Andrew Milson
  • 1 pm - 2:15 pm: Showcase Campus Use of GIS - Food, Prizes, and a whole heap of fun!
  • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: ESRI's ArcGIS Online & Future Directions of GIS Technologies by John Hunt, ESRI Regional Account Representative
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: GPS in the Library Mall: Cache, if You Can!

Lecture

Dr. Andrew Milson - "Around the World with GIS in Secondary Schools"

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Time: 12 noon-1:00 pm
Location: UT Arlington Central Library, Parlor (6th floor)

Location

UT Arlington Central Library
Parlor (6th floor)
702 Planetarium Place
Arlington TX 76019

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