Last Event: Friday Nov. 17 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Join the geospatially curious at Arizona State University and the greater metropolitan Phoenix community as we celebrate ASU GIS Day 2017, hosted by the ASU Library Map and Geospatial Hub

GIS (geographic information systems) Day is an international event celebrated by organizations, institutions and communities across the globe. The event provides a forum for users of GIS data and tools to demonstrate and discuss how geospatial technologies are improving the ways by which humans interact with, understand, protect, organize and manage space.

The event is free and open to the public. Priority access granted to ASU affiliates (students, faculty, staff and alumni).

Program Outline

8–9 a.m.
Socializing and Refreshments

• "Point of View" — Art on Paper Class Exhibit, Ellen Meissinger and students, ASU School of Art
• Info Booth: Master of Advanced Study in Geographic Information Systems (MAS-GIS), ASU School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
• Take-a-Map/Make-a-Map


9–9:15 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions
Matthew Toro, director, Map and Geospatial Hub, ASU Library


9:15–10:15 a.m.
From the Past, A Sustainable Future
Cesar Del Castillo, Zachary Rothwell, recent MAS-GIS Graduates, ASU School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning


10:15–10:45 a.m.
The Emerging Role of the Commercial Sector in Earth Remote Sensing Science
Tanya Harrison, director of research, New Space Initiative, ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration


10:45–11:45 a.m.
Applications of GIS in Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
Rebecca Muenich and graduate students, assistant professor, ASU School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment


11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Knowledge-Driven Cyberinfrastructure for Geospatial Data
Wenwen Li, associate professor, ASU School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning


12:30pm - 1:30pm
Lunch Break

• "Point of View" — Art on Paper Class Exhibit, Ellen Meissinger and students, ASU School of Art
• Info Booth: MAS-GIS, ASU School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
• Take-a-Map/Make-a-Map


1:30–2:30 p.m.
High-Resolution Topography and Open Topography Demo
Ramon Arrowsmith, professor, ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration


2:30–3:15 p.m.
Chandler Police Department: Real-Time Electronic Area Canvassing Tool (REACT)
Candace Hammond, Planning and Research Manager; April Long-Blanchard Planning and Research Analyst; and Margarita Encinas, Embedded LexisNexis Crime Analyst; Chandler Police Department: Crime Analysis and Research Unit

 
3:15–4:15 p.m.
Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) Online Maps: Three Examples of How MAG Uses Viewers for Data Integration, Economic Development and Transforming Data into Information 
Nicole Funicello, GIS Analyst; Jason Howard, GIS Program Manager; Vern WolfleyGIS Analyst III; Maricopa Association of Governments


4:15–4:30 p.m.
Retirement Tribute: Mary Whelan
ASU and AZ Geospatial Community


4:30–5 p.m.
Closing

• "Point of View" — Art on Paper Class Exhibit, Ellen Meissinger and students, ASU School of Art
• Info Booth: MAS-GIS, ASU School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
• Take-a-Map/Make-a-Map

 
Please RSVP to secure your space!

GIS Day Nov. 17 2017, ASU Library Map and Geospatial Hub

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