Thursday, May 02, 2013

Indiana GIS Conference News

Ball State University Libraries Hosts 2013 Indiana GIS Conference

The 2013 Indiana Geographic Information Council Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Conference will take place in Muncie on May 7 and 8, including workshop sessions at Ball State University Libraries.  Class sessions will be held in the GIS Research and Map Collection (GRMC) in Bracken Library.

The state conference will feature over 45 workshops and presentations, with hands-on workshops and “top-notch educational opportunities.”  The complete class and workshop schedule with locations is available.

The conference will also include over 25 booths showcasing the latest geospatial technology covering all facets of GIS use and development.  The vendor showcase will be located in the Exhibition Ballroom of the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie.

The conference also includes a bike tour of Muncie, a meet-up in downtown Muncie, a social orienteering event, a golf outing, and a reception.  Complete details are available on the conference Web page.

The GRMC GIS Specialist is available to provide assistance using and analyzing GIS and integrating hardware, software, and data for education and research projects.  For more information about using GIS, please contact Angela Gibson, GIS Specialist, at 765-285-1097. 

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