University of Texas at Arlington

GIS Day 2013

Join us as we celebrate...GIS Day 2013!

Thursday, November 21, 2013, noon-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 Technologies at UT Arlington by Dr. Jianling Li
  • GPS in the Library Mall: Cache, if You Can!
  • Numerous GIS Research Poster Presentations -
  • 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.

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: Thursday, November 21, 2013
Time: noon-5pm
Location: UT Arlington Central Library Parlor (6th floor)
 

Schedule of Events:
  • Noon - 1 pm: Featured Talk on GIS Technologies at UT Arlington by Dr. Jianling Li
  • 1 pm - 2:15 pm: Showcase Campus Use of GIS - Food, Prizes, and a whole heap of fun!
  • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: ArcGIS Explorer: Free Cloud-Based GIS
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: GPS in the Library Mall: Cache, if You Can!

Lecture

Dr. Jianling Li -- "GIS at UT Arlington: What It Can Do for Teaching, Learning, Research, and Daily Life"

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013
Time: 12 noon-1:00 pm
Location: UT Arlington Central Library, Parlor (6th floor)

Geographic Information System (GIS) has been used at UT Arlington for many years. Dr. Jianling Li will put GIS in the university context, discuss the various usages of GIS in academic and daily life, and describe the GIS resources at UT Arlington.

Location

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