GIS Day 2013 College Program

Geospatial Data is Everywhere


Wednesday, November 6, 2013 8:45 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.





Stewart Center, Room 302

8:30 am

Poster session contest. (Hang posters 8:30 – 9:00 Room 306)

Managed by Ian Pope

8:45 am

Main Program Introduction and theme celebration, Room 302


9:00 am

Lightning Talks : Brief student talks on Purdue research using GIS, Room 302

Moderated by PPDA Co-President Arjun Kalbag

9:30 am

Roundtable: How is Mobile Technology Driving Local Enterprise GIS

Mark Ehle, (Tippecanoe County GIS)

Kirby Kalbaugh, (Purdue University) others as presenters and moderators.

10:00 am

Mobile GIS Technology in Start-ups and student development

Mikel Berger1, Chris Sieburn, Daryl Starr2 (1DelMar and 2Advanced Ag Solutions

11:00 am

Morning Keynote: “Big Data GIS”: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

 Matt Hutchinson3, (3Woolpert)

12:00 pm

Careers lunch for Purdue students, with industry panel (INDOT, Woolpert, DelMar, Advanced Ag Solutions, PCRD)

Deans’ Auditorium, Pfendler Hall   Light Lunch provided

1:30 pm

GIS in a Social Science project:It Can Happen Here: Lynching in Indiana, 1858-1930

Rich Hogan4 (4Purdue University)

2:00 pm

Afternoon Keynote: Invited: Pathways to GIS Careers: A bring your laptop, hands-on ArcGIS Online Experience. Randall Raymond, DPS

 Office of Research, Evaluation, Assessment and Accountability; Retired.


Past, Present and Future Research, 3-D GIS for Research across Disciplines

CityEngine DEMO by ESRI’s Mark Hollingshead

Moderated by Indraneel Kumar9; (9Purdue Center for Regional Development.)

3:15 pm


3:45 pm

How Mobile and Cloud Computing are changing GIS at INDOT. Joel Bump8 (8INDOT)

4:30 pm

Roundtable: GIS Resources at Purdue for Students and Faculty: software, servers, virtual and local classes. Larry Biehl5, Nicolle Kong6,  Benjamin D. Branch6 , Larry Theller7

(5ITAP, 6Purdue Libraries, 7Purdue ABE)

4:30 pm

Hands On: Ground Penetrating Radar demonstration (on the mall)

5:00 pm

5:30 pm

7:00 pm

Tippecanoe County GIS team hosts displays for the public and Purdue visitors

Faculty break-out dinner and discussion –On “Forming a GIS strategy and considering an Arboretum Example”  Room 306

Rooms Close at 7:00 pm


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GIS Day @Purdue is made possible by support from:
Office of the Provost
Office of Vice President for Research
College of Agriculture
College of Science
College Education
College of Technology
GIS Libraries Department