Yale GIS Day 2016
November 17 from 8:30am-6:00pm, Kroon Hall and CSSSI
Celebrate mapping innovations with the Yale GIS community. This day-long celebration — part of the international GIS Day, which showcases applications of geographic information systems (GIS) technology worldwide — will include a GIS Colloquium, a Map Exhibition, training and networking opportunities, and a GIS Day Cake Celebration. Learn what is happening and how you can get involved in the geospatial world at Yale.
To register to attend all or part of the day, please go to: https://yalegisday.eventbrite.com
Do you have a map you'd like to showcase at the event? Submit your map for display in the digital map exhibition by Tuesday, November 15. Your map can be anything from a homework assignment to a research project. Maps will be displayed throughout the day on large computer monitors on the top floor of Kroon Hall and in CSSSI. Awards will be presented to the maps with the most votes!
Schedule of Events:
*The digital Map Exhibition will be on display in The Knob throughout the day*
BURKE AUDITORIUM, KROON HALL
8:30am – 9:00am Light Breakfast
9:00am – 11:30am Yale GIS Colloquium: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow in GIS
Invited speakers include:
Theodore R. Holford, Susan Dwight Bliss, Professor of Biostatistics and Professor of Statistics
William Rankin, Assistant Professor of the History of Science
Meredith Reba, Lab Manager, Seto Lab
Larry Bonneau, Manager, Yale Center for Earth Observation and Research Associate, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics
C. Dana Tomlin, Ph.D., Professor (Adjunct) of Forestry & Environmental Studies.
11:30am – 12:30pm Lunch (provided in The Knob in Kroon Hall for registered participants)
CENTER FOR SCIENCE AND SOCIAL SCIENCE INFORMATION
12:30pm – 2:30pm Workshop: Web-mapping with CARTO (registration is required - please see above for link)
THE KNOB, KROON HALL
2:30pm – 4:00pm People's Choice Map Prize & GIS Day Cake Celebration
4:00pm – 5:00pm MapChat Social with the Spatial Collective
Yale GIS Day 2016 is sponsored by the Center for Science and Social Science Information, the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, the Digital Humanities Lab, and The Spatial Collective.