GIS Day at UM Wednesday 11/15/2017

GIS Day 2017

GIS Day at UM Wednesday 11/15/2017

GIS Day at the University of Miami will take place on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the Shalala Student Center.  Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.  The featured Keynote Speaker will be Lauren James, Graphics Editor for National Geographic.  With a background in studio art, community development, and geography, Lauren is a graphics editor with a focus on cartography at National Geographic.  She works with a team dedicated to compelling storytelling across print and digital platforms.

The Conference program will include:

    • Forecasting natural disasters and dealing with the aftermath using GIS technology
    • Cutting-edge GIS applications from local governments and researchers
    • A first-hand hand look at student maps and a project poster competition
    • Geospatial games

For more information, or to sponsor:  Call 305-284-6679, or email

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