University of Texas at Arlington

GIS Day 2016

Join us as we celebrate...GIS Day 2016!

Wednesday, November 16, 2016, noon-6pm, 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.

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.

Register Online


Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: UT Arlington Central Library Parlor (6th floor)

Schedule of Events:
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Dr. Ardeshir (Ard) Anjomani speaks about his research on GIS
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Lunch and networking
  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Dr. Charles Travis discusses his book "Abstract Machine: Humanities GIS"
  • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: Poster presentation and judgment
  • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm: Workshop on building a GIS-oriented Résumé
  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Ali Behseresht talks about ArcGIS Pro & CityEngine
  • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Announcing poster winners and partake in the giant GIS Day cake!

To see poster winners of GIS Day 2016, go to