Thanks to Carol McAuliffe for the announcement below, with the most recent GIS Day @ UF information on the webpage: http://cms.uflib.ufl.edu/gisday/
GIS DAY is next Wednesday, 11/20!
On Wednesday November 20th the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries and the rest of the UF community will be celebrating GIS Day! There will be a speakers series, poster contest, GIS information booths, giveaways and, finally, cake for everyone at 12:45 pm.
**Faculty, staff, and graduate students** Please consider submitting your poster for the Poster Contest! The winner will receive $50 and a $50 gift certificate to the ASPRS bookstore, both donated by the Florida Chapter of ASPRS (American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing), along with a gator trophy. Poster submissions will be accepted until Tuesday, November 19.
**Instructors** Give students extra credit for attending a GIS Day presentation or activity! Someone will be on hand to stamp papers for those that attend.
For the most recent GIS Day @ UF information visit the webpage. http://cms.uflib.ufl.edu/gisday/
AGENDA **All presentations will take place in Smathers Library East, Room 1A**
10:30 Welcome by Carol McAuliffe
10:40-11:30 (4th period) GIStech in Libraries
“Accessing Geospatial Data Collections at the University of Florida using EVGeoCloud” – Carol McAuliffe, Head of the Map & Imagery Library, George A. Smathers Libraries
“Unearthing St. Augustine’s Colonial Heritage : An Interactive Digital Collection for the Nation’s Oldest City (NEH Grant)” – Mark Sullivan and Matt Peters, George A. Smathers Libraries
11:45-12:35 (5th period) Careers in GIS
Noelle A. Mecoli, GISP – Assistant Director of Analytic Services, Office of Institutional Planning & Research, University of Florida
Brett Lackey – GIS Specialist for the City of Gainesville
Al Karlin, Ph.D., GISP – Southwest Florida Water Management District
12:35 – 12:45 P.K. Yonge Student Map Project Winners and Poster Contest Winners Announced
Also, from 10:00 – 2:00,The Geography Club will be hosting Geography Trivia at Turlington Plaza in honor of Geography Awareness week and GIS Day. Facebook event https://www.facebook.com/events/607874969276693/
5:00 – 6:00 Meet us for a social hour at The Swamp Restaurant!