November 20: GIS Day 2013

GIS Day is Wednesday, November 20. To celebrate, the Ball State University GIS Knowledge Group will host an event in Bracken Library’s Schwartz Complex from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., where everyone is invited to:

  • Learn about GIS resources on campus
  • Present your GIS project in five minutes
  • Show a poster of your GIS project
  • Win prizes!

We are looking for faculty, staff, and students to give brief five-minute overviews about class projects or research that incorporates GIS methods. Contact Angela Gibson at to reserve a five-minute block for your presentation.

There will also be a GIS poster competition for those who wish to showcase their GIS work. Posters can be printed for free in the Cooper GIS lab; contact Zaine Venter at to have your poster printed for the competition.

Awards will be presented for the best presentation and the best poster entered!

What: GIS Day 2013

Where: Schwartz Complex, first floor of Bracken Library (includes BL 104)

When: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – presentations
  • 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – poster competition, Q&A with GIS Knowledge Group, browse info about GIS software and data resources on campus
  • 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – presentations

Who: Everyone is invited to participate and encouraged to watch the presentations and vote for the best poster/presentation!

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