GIS Day - our annual salute to geospatial technology

Author: Natalie Meyers

Gis Day 2021 News Rep700

Learn to harness the power of geospatial data

Please join us Wednesday, November 17, 2021 for our annual salute to geospatial technology and its power to transform and better our lives and the lives of those around us. 

GIS Day is an annual celebration of geospatial technology.  It’s an opportunity to discover and understand the benefits of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and showcase its uses in our community.

The symposium will be held on November 17 at Hesburgh Library Room 246. The event will include workshops, lightning presentations, and reception.

Schedule | Register 

9:00am – 10:00am
10:00am – 11:00am
11:00am – Noon

Lightning Talks
Location: 246 Hesburgh Library

Note: To participate, please submit a brief abstract with title and all author affiliation(s), and indicate your preference for an in-person or virtual format to by November 1, 2021.

Noon – 1:00pm

Campus GIS Spotlight
Talk title: The Children’s Environmental Health Initiative: People, Data, and Maps
Presenter: Presenter: Joshua Tootoo, Director of Training and Geospatial Sciences, Children's Environmental Health Initiative
Location: 246 Hesburgh Library

GIS Day Reception
Join us for GIS Day cookies and coffee during the spotlight presentation.


Co-sponsored by  Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship, the Center for Research Computing, and the Lucy Family Institute for Data and Society .