GIS Day 2011 | Nov 15-16

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You may look at our 2011 agenda below: 

Co-sponsors:College of Geosciences | City of Bryan GIS Services | City of College Station GIS Department 

TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2011                                                                                    GIS Day QR Code

Keynote Evening Lecture

Ann Moss Joyner

"Using GIS to Fight Racial Inequality"

Ann Moss Joyner

President, Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities, Inc.

Location: Preston M. Geren Auditorium | Langford Architecture Center, Bldg. B
Time: Reception: 5:30 p.m. | Lecture: 6 p.m.


Lecture co-sponsored by:
Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center
HRRC's Sustainable Housing Research Unit
Race and Ethnic Studies Institute (RESI)
Texas A&M University Libraries

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2011                                                        


Immersive 3D Visualization Demo - Registration required

Sponsored by: Immersive Visualization Center
Location: Halbouty Geosciences Building | Room 260
Show Times:

  • 10:15–11 a.m.
  • 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
  • 12:45–1:30 p.m.

WCL GIS Activities

Location: West Campus Library
Time: 10–11:30 a.m.

  • GIS Demonstrations

        Location: West Campus Library | Lobby
        Time: 10-11:30 a.m.


  • Presentation - Registration required

    "Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Business Data"
    Location: West Campus Library | Room 127
    11:00–11:30 a.m.
    GIS is becoming more and more a common tool used to enhance business analysis. Join us to learn how to take advantage of Library resources that allow analyzing business sites by mapping all neighboring businesses or competitors, and categorizing them by revenues and number of employees. Also, discover how to obtain demographic data concerning your proposed business site, along with expenditure patterns and other useful variables.

Evans Library GIS Activities

Location: Evans Library
Time: 12:20–4:30 p.m.

  • GIS Demonstrations

    Location: Evans Library | Concourse
    12:20–3:00 p.m.

  • Geospatial Technology Exhibition

    Location: Evans Library | Between Library and the Annex
    12:20–3:00 p.m.

  • Student Poster Exhibition

    Evans Library | Room 204E
     12:00–4:30 p.m. Poster Exhibition | 3:00-4:30 p.m. Lightning Round Presentations

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