GIS Day Wednesday Nov 19


Wednesday, November 19 (GIS Day)
Student-led GIS Day events, 11:00-12:30, Usdan Lobby
GeoQuiz (prizes!), WesMemories map, and more
Connecticut State GIS Day events, 9:00-3:00, Beckham Hall
Preliminary Schedule:
8:45-9:10 Networking and poster viewing (all day)
9:10-9:30 Opening Remarks
9:30-10 Susan Yurasevecz, Epidemiologist and Marcia Maillard, Nutrition Consultant, Connecticut Department of Public Health, “Addressing Obesity at the Community Level: Using GIS to Identify Communities for Evidence-Based Intervention”
10-10:30 Speaker, TBA
10:30-11 Speaker, TBA
11-11:30 Lightning Talks
11:30-12:45 Lunch at Usdan Marketplace
12:45-1:45 KEYNOTE: Dr. Jonnell Robinson, Director of Syracuse Community Geography, Syracuse University, “Collaborative GIS: Using GIS and Geospatial Technologies to Support Community-based Initiatives in Syracuse, NY”
1:45-2:00 Small Break
2:00-3:00 Drone Demonstration (Jackson Field) and Closing Remarks