GIS Day

GIS Day

Happy GIS Day!

Published November 20, 2013 by Lori Page
Around the world, the GIS community comes together to celebrate GIS Day. Here at GISi we love this day and we particularly enjoy sharing our passion for the work we do. One of our employees was recently invited to present GIS technology to a group of[...]

GIS Day at Green Valley Elementary School (Hoover, AL)

Published November 28, 2012 by GISi George
Third grade in the Hoover school system is when children start to deep dive into geography. It’s a fun age to start getting them excited about maps. I have two children in elementary school; one in first grade and one in the third grade. Each we[...]

GIS Day at McKinley Elementary School (Iowa)

Published November 19, 2012 by GISi George
Biggest lesson learned: when talking about globes with second graders, stay away from discussions of the North Pole.  I almost ruined Christmas. Honestly though, it was a challenge coming up with an explanation of GIS for all of the students in fir[...]

GIS Day 2012 at GSU

Published November 15, 2012 by GISi George
By: Christopher Bupp For GIS Day, I celebrated by participating on a Jobs Panel at Georgia State University.  About 50 students came to the panel. It was a great experience, and beneficial to hear the other panelists talk about how they use GIS an[...]

Giving Back

Published November 22, 2010 by GISi George
Sharing knowledge is my passion, whether it be training a group of Planners how to use GIS, or showing maps to an elementary school class.  GIS Day 2010 at Old Dominion University and Tidewater Community College gave me an excellent opportunity to s[...]