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Celebrate Geographic Information Systems Day Virtually

You’re invited to celebrate Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day at this four-day virtual event. This event is free and open to all levels of GIS knowledge. Everyone is welcome to attend! This includes students, staff, faculty, and the general public.

Information about this GIS Day event can be found on Western Libraries website, once there, you’ll find information about presentation topics, webinar links, and schedules.

Attend lightning talk presentations, demonstrations, and tutorials throughout the week including:

  • The Geography of Pokémon Go
  • How a Kiwi surveyor ends up doing GIS in Scotland
  • GIS Applications in Astronomy
  • Mapping Canadian Tornadoes
  • Historical GIS and Virtual Environments for Immersive Gamed Pedagogy
  • … and more!

It’s your chance to:

  • Discover how to take advantage of mapping technology in your research, education, or for your next job interview
  • Check out the latest GIS projects and research
  • Draw for one of our digital door prizes
  • Join one of the networking sessions or the virtual trivia evening

We hope to see you there!