GIS Day is Wednesday, November 16

GIS Day is Wednesday, November 16. To celebrate, the Ball State University GIS Knowledge Group will be hosting a student poster competition and faculty presentations in Bracken Library’s Schwartz Digital Complex from 1 to 4 p.m.

Attendees will be able to

  • Learn about GIS software and data resources on campus and how to access them
  • Attend brief presentations by faculty from various departments across campus to learn how they use GIS in their research
  • View student-created GIS research posters and vote for their favorite

Students who wish to enter the GIS poster competition should contact Angie Gibson, GIS Specialist for Ball State University Libraries, at asgibson2@bsu.edu. Awards will be presented for the top two posters entered!

What: GIS Day 2016

Where: Schwartz Digital Complex Pod Room, first floor of Bracken Library

When: Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 1 to 4 p.m.

1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Twenty-minute presentations by faculty from Anthropology, Geography, Landscape Architecture, and Political Science

2:30 to 3 p.m. Poster competition, Q&A with GIS Knowledge Group, browse info about GIS software and data resources on campus in the Schwartz Digital Complex

3:00 to 4 p.m. Digital Scholarship Lab presentation

Who: Everyone is invited to attend the various presentations and vote for the best poster!

We would like to acknowledge and extend our thanks to Ball State University Libraries and the Sponsored Projects Administration for their support of this event.


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