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June 21, 2018
URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet Sponsors K-12, University and Young Professional Competitions at GIS-Pro & CalGIS 2018

In addition to meet-ups and networking events during GIS-Pro & CalGIS 2018 in Palm Springs, California in October , URISA's Vanguard Cabinet of Young Professionals has teamed up with leaders in the education community to organize a valuable program track titled "Inspiring the Future of GIS". Further, the VC is sponsoring a K-12 poster competition and University student and Young Professional lightning talk competitions. 

K-12 Poster Competition
Last year's inaugural K-12 poster competition was a resounding success in Jacksonville. This year's competition promises to be bigger and better. 

Projects will be judged on:

  • Creative use of desktop, web, and/or mobile GIS applications
  • Application of spatial thinking and/or analysis to answer geographic questions or address spatial problems
  • Quality of cartographic design
  • Overall aesthetic of poster design

University Competition - Lightning Talks
Are you currently enrolled in college or a recent graduate? Consider participating in the University Competition, this year an ignite-style format aka lightning talk, limited to five minutes (20 slides auto-advanced at 15 seconds each).

Judging criteria:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in applying spatial thinking and geospatial techniques
  • Panel discussion describing project design, analysis and implementation
  • Overall presentation quality

Young Professional Competition - Lightning Talks
If you weren't already accepted for a presentation at GIS-Pro & CalGIS 2018 and are a young professional (35 years of age or younger), consider sharing your project success story via an ignite-style format aka lightning talk, limited to five minutes (20 slides auto-advanced at 15 seconds each).

Judging criteria:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in spatial analytics and cartographic design and how their presentation uses Geospatial Science to help better the world.
  • Overall presentation quality

For complete details, including submission deadlines and requirements, visit http://www.urisa.org/gispro-studentsyps 

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