GISDay 2015 College Program

When: Thursday, November 12th 2015. 9:00am - 5:00pm

Where: STEW 218, Purdue University

 

Career Lunch Registration

Register for Career Lunch Career lunch on Purdue GIS Day provides opportunities for students to learn about GIS careers. We will invite guests from government agencies, private sectors, research labs, non-profit organizations, etc. to talk about GIS projects at work, important GIS skills to develop for job market, and possible GIS career opportunities. You will have opportunity to ask questions, and talk with potential employers. Light lunch will be provided (registration is required using above link).

Call for Lightning Talk Presentations - Deadline Saturday, November 5th, 2015 11:59PM.

What's required:

Purdue students who are working on research that uses GIS as a component in any way are invited to present. Please note that GIS does not have to be the main component of the research. The presentation should not exceed 5 minutes. Your submitted abstract should not be more than 250 words.

Submit your title and abstract to https://purdue.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1zgF10n53mIrFSR by Saturday, November 5th, 2015 at 11:59 PM.

Call for Student Poster Competition - Deadline Saturday, November 5th, 2015 11:59PM

What's Required:

Purdue students who are working on research that uses GIS as a component in any way are invited to submit Please note that GIS does not have to be the main component of the research. Your submitted abstract should not be more than 250 words.

Submit your poster abstract to https://purdue.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1zgF10n53mIrFSR by Saturday, November 5th, 2015 at 11:59 PM.

Registration for Thursday Workshops

ArcGIS Online Workshop (for new users) - register at https://purdue.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bK7z5FQibzfGQ2p

ArcGIS Collector App (Easily gather customized data with your phone or tablet) - register at https://purdue.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bK7z5FQibzfGQ2p

Geocoding Workshop - register at https://purdue.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bK7z5FQibzfGQ2p

Registration for Friday's Workshop

GIS Project Design: Brainstorming & Ideation Workshop - register at https://purdue.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_7VS5uUzXCjz9J4N

GIS Day @ Purdue
November 12th & 13th (Thu. & Fri.), 2015

Poster Competition, STEW 218D

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Poster Exhibition

Stewart Center, Room 218

9:00 am

Introduction and Opening Session

9:00 – 10:00 am

Keynote Address:
It’s all about the Journey… from Brainstorming to Canvas, from Map to App

Frank Garofalo, ESRI Interactive Team Manager

10:00 – 10:20 am

Empowering Effective Decision Making Through Visual Analytics and GIS
Purdue VACCINE Team

10:20 - 10:40 am

Angela Slocum, Assistant Director of Facilities Information Services, Purdue

10:40 – 11:00 am

Research Computing and Data for Geoscience

Preston Smith, Director of Research Services and Support, Purdue

11:00 – 11:30 am

Students Lightning Talk

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Coordinating GIS in Indiana

Jim Sparks, Indiana GIO (Geographic Information Officer)

Phil Worrall, Executive Director, Indiana Geographic Information Council, Inc.

12:00 – 1:30 pm

Career Lunch

1:30 - 1:50 pm

GIS Resources @ Purdue

Larry Biehl, ITAP, ESRI license manager at Purdue

Announcement: Launch of Geodata Portal @ Purdue Libraries

Nicole Kong & Weichang Tang, Purdue University Libraries

1:50 - 2:00pm

Wrap up and awards

GIS Workshops

2:30 – 3:20 pm
HAMP 3144

ArcGIS Online Workshop (For new users)

Presented by Larry Theller, ABE

 This workshop is based on an exercise where users learn how to make maps on ArcGIS Online. That includes how to upload point data and add public layers. Interested users can even how to embed their maps in their own web applications.

3:30 – 4:20 pm

HAMP 3144

ArcGIS Collector App. (Easily gather customized data with your phone or tablet)

Presented by Larry Theller, ABE

 This workshop will demonstrate using the ArcGIS Collector app on phone and tablet to create layers of local data on attendees ArcGIS Online maps. The collector app has optional customization options (editing the app in an SDK) that will be discussed but not practiced in this lab.

2:30 – 3:20 pm

Lily G428

Geocoding Workshop

Presented by Amanda O’Daniel, State of Indiana

Friday Workshop (Grissom 102)

8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grissom 102

GIS Project Design: Brainstorming & Ideation Workshop

Facilitated by Frank Garofalo, Purdue alum and Esri Interactive Manager

 

GIS @Purdue is made possible by support from:

Purdue Polytechnic Institute

College of Agriculture

College of Liberal Arts

College of Science

College of Education

The Graduate School

Office of the Provost

College of Engineering

Questions? Contact geohelp@purdue.edu

2015 Purdue GIS Day Planning Committee
    Ann Bessenbacher, Discovery Learning Research Center
    Larry Biehl, Information Technology at Purdue
    Melba Crawford, College of Engineering
    Jarrod Doucette, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources
    Angela Ewing, Physical Sciences, Engineering and Technology Division of University Libraries
    Michael Fosmire, College of Engineering
    Ashley Hutchcraft, University Libraries Communications
    Nicole Kong, Geographic Information Systems
    Megan Sapp Nelson, College of Engineering
    Jonathan Pettit, Department of Sociology
    Matt Pike, Department of Anthropology
    Nick Rauh, College of Science
    Gang Shao, Department of Sociology
    Gideon Singer, Department of Anthropology
    Angela Slocum, Physical Facilities Fiscal Affairs
    Steven Smith, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
    Larry Theller, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
    Shannon Walker, University Libraries Communications
    Sara Wiest, Department of Political Science