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 ctgis.uconn.edu 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 … Read moreGIS Day Wednesday Nov 19

Campus events during National Geography Awareness Week (November 16-22)

Next week is National Geography Awareness Week! Come celebrate with events on campus Monday and Wednesday… All events free and open to everyone.   Monday, November 17 Allen Carroll, ESRI Seminar title: “Story Maps: Geo-Enabled Storytelling in the Digital Age” 3:00 pm, with reception to follow Woodhead Lounge (Exley Room 184) Wednesday, November 19 (GIS … Read moreCampus events during National Geography Awareness Week (November 16-22)

WesGIS Speaker: Allen Carroll

This Monday at 3 pm Allen Carroll, Program Manager for Storytelling at Esri, will present “Story Maps: Geo-Enabled Storytelling in the Digital Age.” The seminar is in the Woodhead Lounge (Exley Room 184) at 3:00 pm, with reception to follow. Carroll, former chief cartographer at National Geographic, creates powerful spatial narratives through the integration of … Read moreWesGIS Speaker: Allen Carroll

Upcoming WesGIS Seminar on Community Geography

Dr. Jonnell Robinson, Syracuse University. Thursday Feb 20, noon, Exley Room 405. Lunch provided. Abstract: Maps can be a powerful and provocative way to convey information about place. Citizen groups and community-based organizations are keen to use GIS mapping to build spatial awareness of important community issues. In an effort to foster community-based spatial knowledge … Read moreUpcoming WesGIS Seminar on Community Geography