Celebrate GIS Day on November 16

The Data & GIS team at WU Libraries will celebrate Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day on Wednesday, November 16. GIS Day is an annual event during which users from around the globe share stories, experiences, and real-world applications of spatial technologies. For general information about the day, visit the official site.


The Data & GIS team has planned several fun events for November 16. See the schedule below and join the team to learn about how people are using GIS at WUSTL.

GIS Day Breakfast: 9:00-10:00 a.m., Rudolph Hall 183

Come grab a coffee and talk all things GIS with users from around campus. Let us know you are coming: GIS Day Breakfast Registration

GIS Day Georef-A-Thon: 10-Noon, Rudolph Hall 183

Bring your laptop and dig into the past with WUSTL’s collection of historical maps.  This is a drop-in session, and geo-referencing coaching will be provided! Let us know you are coming: GIS Day Georef-A-Thon Registration

GIS Day Lightning Talks and Reception: Presentations: 2:00-3:45 p.m., Reception: 3:45-4:30 p.m. Women’s Building, Formal Lounge

GIS users from many disciplines will present short summaries of their work and experiences with GIS. The full list of speakers and presentation topics is available here. Let us know you are coming: GIS Day Lightning Talks Registration

Contact Mollie Webb at molliewebb@wustl.edu for more information.



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