GIS Day at the Capitol - November 14, 2012
Come learn about GIS technology and how it’s being applied in Washington State; view a diverse set of poster displays and attend management and technical presentations in the Capitol Rotunda on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 from 9 am to 3 pm.
You will learn how GIS is being used to:
- Analyze and visualize effects of land management activities
- Deliver effective map-based information to the public
- Plan and manage assets (infrastructure, land, transportation, etc.)
- Inventory, assess and manage natural resources
- Promote recreational opportunities
- Change the paradigm from paper maps to interactive apps
- Plan, conduct and manage field operations & activities
- And much more...
Would you like to contribute a poster or do a live presentation at the event?
We are still looking for presentations or posters on any aspect of GIS. Presentations and posters will be grouped into themed sessions and laptops, projectors, and internet access will be provided. If you would like to submit a post or give a presentation, please follow the following guidelines:
- Include a presentation title
- Include name, affiliation, and email address for all presenters and co-presenters
- Provide a short paragraph (less than 300 words) describing the subject matter
- Indicate the length of presentation
- Indicate the target audience(s) (e.g. GIS developer, general public, cartographer, policy maker)
Abstracts are due by October 29, 2012
Submit to: Alan Smith, WSDOT GIS Branch Manager
Phone: (360) 596-8925
Notice of intent to participate is due by October 29, 2012
- The title of your display with a brief description
- The type of display you will need:
- Table with articulated display board or Easel to hold your mounted display
- Approximate size of your poster
- If you will need an electrical or Internet connection
Submit to: Shelly, WDFW, Spatial Data GIS Manager
Phone: (360) 902-2483
The Washington State Geographic Information Technology (GIT) Committee and the Washington Geographic Information Council (WAGIC) recognize National Geography Awareness week (November 11-17, 2012) by endorsing GIS (Geographic Information System) Day.