The UCR Libraries, UCR Extension Center and the Earth Sciences Department will be hosting GIS Day on Wednesday November 14. We welcome everyone to stop by and listen to speakers as they demonstrate how they are using GIS in instruction and research in all areas of study. Presentations and demonstrations will be held in the UCR Orbach Science Library in the morning, and at UCR Extension in the afternoon. GIS maps & posters will be on display during the month of November on the Ground Floor of the Orbach Science Library.
Morning Presentation Schedule
at UCR Orbach Science Library Room 240
8:30 am - Morning Refreshments
9:00 am - Welcome
Dr. Ruth Jackson, University Librarian
GIS Users Panel
9:15 am - Shelly Knight, Pechanga Tribal Government
9:30 am - Jennifer Hooper, USDA Forest Service
9:45 am - Brian Gray, Riverside County Sheriff's Department
10:00 am - GIS Users Panel Q & A
10:15 am - Break
GIS Career Preparation Panel
10:30 am - Patty Spurlock, Esri Human Resources
& John Yaist, Esri Developer Network
10:45 am - Jennifer Campbell, UCR Extension
11:00 am - Alma Hidalgo, GIS Users Group
11:15 am - GIS Career Preparation Panel Q & A
11:30 am - GIS Crime Analysis Van Tour
Brian Gray, Riverside County Sheriff's Department
Afternoon Presentation Schedule
at UCR Extension Center
1200 University Ave.
(park in east lot, enter through courtyard)
1:15 pm Conference Room E
GIS in Education
Dr. Peter Jones, Information Services Manager
School of Education, UC Irvine
2:00 pm Conference Room E
GIS @ the County of Riverside
Tom Mullen, Director
Geographic Solutions Division, Riverside County
2:45 pm Computer Lab 208
Hands-On GIS, Give it a try!
Corrie Neighbors, Graduate Student
Earth Sciences Department, UC Riverside
Map Gallery Poster Submission Information and Guidelines
GIS maps & posters will be available for viewing from Thursday November 1 through Friday November 30 on the Ground Floor of the UCR Orbach Science Library.
What is GIS?
"A geographic information system (GIS) integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information." ESRI
- UCR Libraries
- UCR Extension
- UCR Earth Sciences Dept.
Thanks to all who have helped to make GIS Day @ UCR & UCR Extension a success.