Purdue GIS DAY 2019

Purdue GIS Day


GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. GIS Day a good way to learn about geography and the uses of GIS in scholarship. GIS Day is also a grassroots effort and is open to everyone to participate. The GIS Day celebration this year is scheduled on November 7. The first GIS day was at Purdue was from 2007. This is a great opportunity for the Purdue GIS community to interact with each other, as well as external parties. Each year, the GIS Day event features with invited presentations, student presentations, posters, and career discussions. From 2012, GIS Day at Purdue begins to include K-12 activities, so that school age students can have opportunities to learn about GIS at Purdue. The GIS Day publications are available at: docs.lib.purdue.edu/purduegisday/. The meeting agenda is available online, too: www.lib.purdue.edu/gis/gisday/gisday_2019_college_program GIS Day @ Purdue Thursday, November 7th, 2019 Stewart Center, Room 206, 214, 278 & 279

9:00 – 9:30 am
Coffee social (STEW 206) Poster setup (STEW 214)

9:30 – 10:00 am
Lightning talks (STEW 206)
10:00 – 11:00 am Keynote speaker: Dr. Carly Sakumura, Research and Development Scientist at Maxar Technologies Seeing a Better World from Space (STEW 206)

Research Presentations (STEW 206) US Census Bureau: How the National Processing Center (NPC) Supports the 2020 Census. Ted Roesner, U.S. Census Bureau Quantifying Four Decades of Arid-Region Agricultural Development in Arequipa, Peru using Landsat Dr. Zachary Brecheisen,Agronomy The Value of Open GIS in Higher Education Dr. Christina Hupy, Hupy UAS LLC GeoEDF: An Extensible Geospatial Data Framework Towards FAIR Science Dr. Rajesh Kalyanam, ITaP Research Computing The IGIC Mentorship Program Kari Hicks,Duke Energy/IGIC

12:20 – 1:30 pm

Career Lunch (STEW 278/279)  Featured panelists include: Karen Arnold, GIS Specialist, Deckard Engineering & Surveying, P.C. Clair Bammann, Graduate Development Program Engineer, INDOT Kari Hicks, Sr. Data Analyst, Duke Energy Joe Mallory, Senior Scoping Engineer, INDOT Hamunyari Anxious Farukayi, Operations Analyst, INDOT Vanessa McCauley, Crawfordsville Pavement Asset Engineer Ted Roesner, Indiana Census Paul Turner-Smith, Chair, IGIC Education Committee Christina Hupy, Hupy UAS LLC Chris Knochel, Newton County Surveyor

1:30 – 2:30 pm
Research Presentation (STEW 279) YouthMappers @ Purdue Prof. Peter Hirst, Horticulture & Landscape Architecture LIDAR Mapping of Dana Island, Turkey 2019 Prof. Nicholas K. Rauh, School of Languages and Cultures OPMAPS – A New Method for Mapping and Analyzing Military History Sadiq Ahmed A Albinalshaikh, Zhan Gao and Prof. Sorin Matei, College of Liberal Arts Growth, Sprawl, and the Contradictions of Capitalism: San Diego Suburbs and the Speculative Frenzy Prof. Richard Hogan, College of Liberal Arts

2:30 – 4pm
Round-Table Discussions/Poster Presentation (STEW 214) • MyGeoHub and Geospatial Resources@ITaP • The Purdue Libraries and School of Information: Mobile Making • Purdue Center for Regional Development (PCRD) projects showcase • ArcGIS Online by Purdue Physical Facilities • Indiana Census • Indiana Geographic Information Council (IGIC) • Youth Mapper • Newton County: Reporting Regulated Drain Damage

3 – 4 pm
Workshop: Create Story Maps to Share Your Research Topics and Ideas with the World (STEW 279) Dr. Joseph Hupy, Assoc. Professor at School of Aviation and Forestry & Natural Resources

4 – 4:30 pm
Award (STEW 214)

Details and contact:
Yue “Shirley” Li Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Instructional Coordinator Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies WALC 3053L li1050@purdue.edu<mailto:li1050@purdue.edu> 765-494-0202 www.lib.purdue.edu/gis

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