GIS Day 2021: A Compass for Change
Come and celebrate the power of Geographic Information Sciences and spatial thinking with the UofL Center for GIS and the Department of Geographic and Environmental Sciences! This year's program emphasizes GIS as a tool to address social and environmental racism in our Louisville community.
9:30 AM – 12 PM, Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library Basement
A symposium of talks from community changemakers who use GIS to better our communities
- 9:30 AM- 10 AM Welcome and Happy 25th Anniversary to the UofL Center for GIS
- 10 AM- 10:30 AM- Ashley Lamb-Sinclair & NyRee Clayton-Taylor: 2892 Project
- 10:30 AM – 11 AM- Marlesha S. Woods Art Embodied, Interdisciplinary Artist, and Teaching Artist
- 11 AM- 11:30 AM Dr. Lauren Heberle, Christopher Harrell, J.D.: Brownfields Community Benefit Project
- 11:30 AM – 12 PM Lauren Anderson: Green Heart Project
12 PM – 1 PM, Lutz Hall Atrium
- Served pizza lunch and map gallery showcasing recent student, faculty and staff applications of GIS and spatial analysis.
1 PM – 3 PM, Lutz Hall, Helton GIS Laboratory, Room 224, and the 2020 Quad, outside of Lutz Hall (weather permitting)
- Join Good Maps from 1PM to 2PM in the GIS Laboratory for some indoor mapping with Elliott Holmes and GoodMaps. By utilizing LiDAR and image recognition, we provide fast and accurate maps of indoor spaces. Join us at 1 PM or 2 PM to discuss accessibility and the usefulness of indoor mapping, along with an active, hands-on scanning demonstration.
- Join ULCGIS Staff (weather permitting) from 2PM to 3PM in the 2020 Quad outside of Lutz Hall for a demonstration of the drone and unmanned aerial systems we have housed in the Department of Geographic and Environmental Sciences.