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Past Events

The following is a list of past speakers and events that took place as part of the university's GIS Day celebrations:

2015

Student Presentations

  • Tracy Tien
  • Shaquille Christmas
  • Olivia Mobayed

Campus Wide Geocahcing Activity with the Geography Club

GIS Day Cake Contest

2014

Chris Brown
Spatial Analysis Lab

Justin Madron
Digital Scholarship Lab

Student Presentations

  • Andrew Valenski
  • Taylor Holden

Bridget Ward
EEE Consulting and UR Alum

2013

Jeff Allenby
Chesapeake Conservancy and UR Alum

Tim Hamilton
Robins School of Business

Jeff Kerby
Pennsylvnia State University and UR Alum

Justin Madron
Digital Scholarship Lab

  • Student Presentations
  • GIS Day Cake Contest

2012

  • Geocaching & Community Mapping with local youth
  • GIS Day Cake Contest
  • Student Presentations

2011

Scott Nesbit
Digital Scholarship Lab

Doug Winiarski
Department of Religious Studies

  • GIS Day Cake Contest with special judge Carole Weinstein

2010

Karl Huber
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Soil and Water Conservation Division

  • GIS Day Cake Contest
  • Middle school visitors experienced the Spatial Analysis Lab and went on a geocaching scavenger hunt

2009

Dan Widner
Virginia Information Technology Agency, Virginia Base Mapping Program

  • GIS Day Cake Contest
  • Middle school visitors/activities
  • Celebrated the adoption of the Campus Accessibility Map

2008

UR students who were enrolled in the department's GIS class presented to middle school students about the campus accessibility mapping project on which they were currently working.

  • GIS Day Cake Contest

2007

Alfredo Frauenfelder, GIS Director
County of Henrico

Mary Davis, Chief Cartographer
Virginia Economic Development Partnership

  • GIS Day Cake Contest
  • Geocaching activity