22nd Annual GIS Day @ KU

GIS Day Banner, a warped, wide-angle aerial image of a field occupies the left of the image, fading into a warped image of a graphical interface. The GIS Day logo is featured in the top left.

VIRTUAL EVENT — Wednesday, November 15, 2023

GIS Day @ KU is part of a nationwide event to promote awareness of geographic information systems (GIS), and how we use this evolving tool to analyze our world. We continue our tradition of bringing together a community of GIS users from academia, business and government. GIS Day @ KU is FREE and open to all.

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Schedule of Events
Time Speaker
9:45-10:00Welcome Speech

David B. Mechem

Professor, Chair

Department of Geography & Atmospheric Science, University of Kansas

10:00-11:00Translating Water Science for Environmental Security

Mike Gremillion
Director, Global Water Security Center of the Alabama Water Institute, University of Alabama

11:00-12:00DA2 for GIS Field Data CollectionBryce Hirschman
GISP, JEO Consulting Group, Lawrence, Kansas


1:00 - 2:00Applying GIS and Big Data for Enhanced Spatial-Temporal Analysis of Urban Development and Disaster Preparedness

Yoonjung Ahn
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Atmosphere Science, University of Kansas

2:00 - 3:00
Thinking Like a Geographer and Building Apps

Titus Maxwell
Technical Consultant, ESRI