The Department of Geography in partnership with the Map and Data Centre, invites you to this annual celebration. GIS Day is held worldwide during Geography Awareness Week each year in mid-November. GIS Day serves to increase awareness of Geographic Information Systems and the importance they play in our lives.
At Western, the event will showcase how GIS technology is applied in academic research, business applications, government management and much more. Students will have a chance to share their experiences with GIS technology through poster presentations and local industry and government representatives will be invtied to speak on GIS applications in their organizations.
Come and discover the world of Geographic Information Science (GIS), and the impact that geospatial thinking has in our daily lives.
|GIS Application Presentations|
|10:00am||Welcome from Department of Geography Chair - Dr. James Voogt|
|10:15am||Introduction to Western Esri Canada GIS Centre of Excellent Program (ECCE)|
|10:30am||Western ECCE Student of the Year Award Winner|
|10:35am||Western ECCE Student App Challenge Presentation and Demo - Aiden Poole and Jody Yu|
|10:50am||Flood Mapping in Montreal - Gabrielle Bruser|
|11:00am||GIS Applications to Environmental Health - Alexander Wray|
|11:15am||Interactive GIS Data Visual Using Tableau Health - Malcolm Little|
|11:30am||Case Studies in Remote Sensing Research and Applications - Dr. Jinfei Wang|
|11:45am||Visualizing the Research Contexst through Census Data and Network Analysis - Angela Piaskoski|
|12-1pm||Pizza Lunch and Networking|
|GIS Tutorial and Workshops|
|1:00pm||Telling Stories with Maps - Liz Sutherland|
|1:45pm||Survey 123 for ArcGIS - Kathy Tang|
|2:30-4pm||Introduction to ArcGIS Pro with Hands on Exercise - Kathy Tang|
*All events will be held in SSC 1059*
If you would like to participate in this event or would like more information, please contact Kathy Tang, GIS Analyst, at firstname.lastname@example.org