Published on October 29, 2018

GIS Day: Discover the Science of Where - November 14, 2018

Celebrate Geographic Information Systems Day alongside community leaders at this free, drop-in, interactive event. Not technical? That's okay, maps and mapping technology are more accessible now than ever before.

It's your chance to:

  • Escape into new virtual reality worlds.
  • Check out the latest drone technology.
  • Play with interactive maps and digital sandboxes.
  • Discover how to take advantage of mapping technology in your research, education, or for your next job interview.
  • Draw for a one of four gift cards to The Bookstore or Hospitality Services.

Community presenters and displays


10 a.m. Event begins
10:30 a.m. ArcGIS Pro Software Tour
Kathy Tang, Western Geography
1 p.m. Exploring Statistics Canada Data with the Beyond 20/20 Browser
Liz Hill, Western Libraries
2 p.m. Analytics and GIS: Back to the Future
Chris North, Esri Canada
3 p.m. London's Online GIS
Mark Boulger, City of London
7 p.m. Grad Club Trivia Event

Can't make it?

Check out our upcoming workshops, or related events from Western Geography.