Des Plaines, IL – URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet is proud to host the fifth annual Digital Competition to promote the GIS profession and attendance of young and emerging professionals at the GIS-Pro 2021 conference in Baltimore, Maryland on October 3-6, 2021. The competition will be held virtually in August, and the top three (3) presenters will be awarded a full GIS-Pro registration, $500 travel stipend, and the opportunity to present their work live at GIS-Pro 2021 in Baltimore.
The competition is limited to projects that utilize web and mobile platforms, such as ArcGIS Online, Tableau, Mapbox, or Power BI. Projects should showcase the visualization functions of these platforms while also demonstrating knowledge and proficiency in spatial analytics, cartographic design, and/or geospatial techniques.
To enter the competition, participants must submit a link to their virtual project and include a 150 to 300-word project abstract detailing the project design, analysis, and implementation. Selected entries will deliver a 5-minute long ignite-style presentation via Zoom on their project’s use of an online visualization platform, geospatial technology, and spatial thinking. The presentations will be judged by a panel of URISA leaders, and based on the judges’ assessments, three presenters will be selected as winners of the competition.
Abstracts are due on July 9. Don’t miss this chance to get recognized for your work!
Abstracts are due on July 9, so don’t miss this chance to get recognized for your work! Submit materials to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.