GIS Day 2013 | November 18-20, 2013

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Sponsored by  College of Architecture | College of Geosciences | Department of Ecosystem Science and Management | Department of Geography | GeoInnovation Service Center | Map & GIS Library | Texas A&M University Office of Sustainability | University Libraries  

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MONDAY NOVEMBER 18, 2013

Hands-on Interactive Map Workshop 

Instructor: Joseph J. Kerski, Ph.D.
Education Manager | Esri
Location:
 Langford Architecture Center | Room 105 Bldg. C

"Exploring Natural Hazards with GIS: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Tornadoes, and Hurricanes"
Time:  4:00- 5:00 p.m. |  Registration Required

              

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 19, 2013

Hands-on Interactive Map Workshops

Instructor: Joseph J. Kerski, Ph.D.
Education Manager | Esri
Location:
 Evans Library | Room 204E

"Mapping your Field Data"
Time:
8:00-9:00 a.m. | Registration Required

" Examining Change Over Time and Space with ArcGIS Online"
Time: 11:10 a.m.-12:10 p.m. | Registration Required

" Storytelling with the Esri Story Maps Platform"
Time: 12:45-1:45 p.m. | Registration Required

"Teaching Spatial Thinking with Geotechnologies"
Time: 2:20-3:20 p.m. | Registration Required

Hands-on Crash Courses

Instructor: Daniel W. Goldberg, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor | Department of Geography | College of Geosciences
Location: Library Annex | Room 116A

Python
Time: 8:30-9:15 am | Registration Required

Geocoding
Time: 9:35-10:35 am | Registration Required

ArcGIS Server
Time: 11:10 am -12:10 pm | Registration Required                  

Mobile Data Collector
Time: 12:45-1:45 pm | Registration Required                   

Presentation and Internship Opportunities

“Latest Cool Toys for GPS/GIS Mapping”
Ashok Wadwani
President, Applied Field Data Systems, Inc.
Location: Library Annex | Room 116A
Time: 2:20-3:35 p.m.
* Speaker will also discuss about internship opportunities at Applied Field Data Systems, Inc. 

Keynote Lecture

"Beyond Geography! Campus Engagement with GIS"

Archived video offered here

Laxmi Ramasubramanian, Ph.D., AICP
President,  University Consortium for Geographic Information Science
Associate Professor | Department of Urban Affairs and Planning  | Hunter College
Director, Urban Sustainability Extension Service, Hunter College
Location:  Memorial Student Center MSC Room 2300B
Time:  4:00-5:00 p.m.

Reception to Follow

Location:  University Club. Rudder Tower, 11th floor
Time:  5-6:30 p.m.

 

                                                               

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 20, 2013 

Texas A&M GIS Day: Crowdsourcing for Aggieland Sustainability 
Data Collection Event

Overview and Guidelines

Kick Off 
Location: 
Park behind the new Liberal Arts (LAAH) Building 
Time:  11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Data Collection 
Prize: PARTICIPATE FOR A CHANCE TO WIN ANY OF TWO iPOD SHUFFLES PROVIDED BY  MacResource Computers

  • Beta-Testing Data Collection 
    Date:
    Open now! Ends Tuesday midnight CST
    Location: 
    Texas A&M University | All across campus 
    Time: 
    At your pace
  • GIS Day Data Collection 
    Date: Wednesday November 20 
    Location: 
    Texas A&M University | All across campus 
    Time: 12:00-3:00 p.m.

   

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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.

Map & GIS Library Open House

Location: Evans Library | Room 202 
Time: 12:00-4:30 p.m.

Evans Library GIS Activities

  • Morning Keynote Lecture

          "Geo-Enabling your Career"

            Archived video available here
            Joseph J. Kerski, Ph.D. 
            Education Manager | Esri 
            Location: Evans Library | Room 204E 
            Time: 10:30–11:30 a.m.

  • Afternoon Keynote Lecture

         "GIS, Hazards and Social Vulnerability"

          Lecture will be offered via TTVN - Channel 8

            Walter Gillis Peacock, Ph.D.  
         Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning
         and the Sustainable Margins Program
         Director, Texas A&M Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center
         Bryan Sandy Mitchell Master Builder Chair
         Senior Research Fellow, Center for Texas Beaches and Shores, TAMUG
            Location:  Evans Library  | Room 204E
            Time:  3:00–4:00 p.m.
    
  • 1st Prize Announcement

            Location:  Evans Library  | Room 204E
            Time:  4:00–4:30 p.m.

    • Crowdsourcing event

    • Poster competition

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