GIS Days 2022

Discover the Science of Where

Registration for GIS Days is now live! Don't forget to visit our interactive map-based program for more information about individual presenters and presentations.


Register here


Celebrate Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Days alongside colleagues, classmates, and community leaders from across Canada at this free, interactive event.

The virtual event runs from Monday, November 14th to Friday, November 18th and it is free for anyone to attend. It will include presentations, tutorials, demos, and virtual social events. All presentation times are in EST.

Join us in-person Wednesday, November 16th for our open-house event held at Western Libraries.

Not technical? That's okay, maps and mapping technology are more accessible now than ever before and there will be a wide range of presentations topics throughout the week.

It's your chance to

  • Explore the world of digital maps and GIS through short, 7 minute lightning talks.
  • Discover how to take advantage of mapping technology in your research, education, or for your next job interview by attending one of the demonstrations or tutorials.

Join us...

On the evening of Wednesday, November 16th at 7:30pm EST for a geography-themed trivia event. There will be lots of prizes up for grabs. All are welcome. This event will be held virtually and in-person.

How to play:

Join with a team, or let us put you in a team. Questions will be streamed via the Twitch channel, and team answers will be collected via the Trivia Discord.


Join us in-person at The Grad Club on Western University campus at 7:30.

Peoples’ Choice Awards and Map Gallery 

Make sure to share your feedback and vote for your favourite lightning talks and map gallery submissions of the week for a chance to win one of our door prizes.


Feedback form


Map Gallery


Event collaborators

Photo and video consent

Western Libraries will be taking photos and video at this event, to be used for future promotional purposes related to Western Libraries, Western University, and our events. By attending this event, attendees consent to their image being used for such purposes. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Julie Kiser.