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GIS Day 2020 

GIS day is a worldwide event that celebrates the technology of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Due to COVID-19, the Spatial Analysis Lab is not able to host presentations and GIS themed cake contest as usual. Instead, we have organized a series of virtual events during the week of GIS day to help our UR community learn and celebrate GIS.

Monday, November 16, 1:30 p.m.
"Converting Geospatial Technologies to Conservation Impact: Insights from 60 years of research and Community-Driven Efforts"- Dr. Lilian Pintea, Vice President of Conservation Science, Chief Ecologist, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) USA

Tuesday, November 17, 12 p.m. 
SAL GIS Workshop: Mapping Census Data

Please preregister for this workshop at the following link to get notifications and tutorial files:

Wednesday, November 18
No UR events, but please enjoy many GIS day online events around the globe by using the following web map.

Thursday, November 19, 10:30 a.m.
"The Real-World Applications of GIS" - Matt McCracken '09, Principal, Timmons Group

Thursday, November 19, 11:30 a.m.
UR Student Map Competition Award Ceremony


If you have any questions, please contact Guoping Huang at