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ISU GIS Day Celebration set Nov. 17

November 12, 2010
ISU Marketing and Communications

Idaho State University's annual GIS Day celebration is set for Wednesday, Nov. 17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will be held in Rendezvous Complex Suites A, B and C.

The event will include food, a raffle and GIS demonstrations and presentations. It is free to register and open to the public.

An open house of GIS demonstrations and exhibits run from 9:15 a.m. to noon in Rendezvous Suite B.

A variety of presentations will be held in Rendezvous Suite A from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

In Suite C, the ASPRS Student Chapter will host a student track this year, running from 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

"GIS Day offers everyone a chance to learn more about the fascinating field of Geographic Information Systems and how GIS is part of our everyday lives today," says Keith T. Weber, director of the ISU GIS Training and Research Center.

The GIS Day Chili Cook-off will be back for the sixth year running. Participants can sample the delicious fare and vote for their favorite. Cornbread and drinks will be provided from noon to 1:30 p.m.

For more information about GIS Day as well as a full schedule of events, go to http://giscenter.isu.edu/gisday/.




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