2016 / 2017 Host Locations:-

Students Day
* November 17, 2016 *

Harris County Department of Education

Harris County Department of Education
6300 Irvington Blvd.
Houston, TX 77022

[ Direction ]
[ School Bus Drop-Off Map ]


Professionals Day
March 23, 2017

Houston TranStar

Houston TranStar
6922 Old Katy Road
Houston, TX 77024

[ Direction ]




Awards

We congratulate the winners of this year's Houston Area GIS Day's Map Gallery Competitions. We strongly encourage you to submit your maps for next year's competitions.

Here are the list of winners of the Houston Area GIS Day's Map Gallery Competitions.

  • GIS DAY 2014 MAP GALLERY COMPETITION:
    * Map Gallery
  • BEST IN CARTOGRAPHIC DESIGN
  • 1st Place, Single Family Residential Housing Changes in City of Houston
    COH-PD, Sona Zechariah; Entry No. M10
  • 2nd Place, Density of Closed Work Orders for Sept, Etc
    COH-PWE, Lori Kircher; Entry No. M27
  • 3rd Place - Tie, Geospatial Approach to Estimate E. Coli Loadings
    HGAC, Tushara Ranatunga; Entry No. M11
  • 3rd Place - Tie, 2013 Tax Rates by School Districts
    HCAD, Karen Terry; Entry No. M03

  • BEST IN CONTENT / ANALYTICAL PRESENTATION
  • 1st Place, Walkability Analysis of Harris County Parks
    HCITC, Johnny Brown; Entry No. M24
  • 2nd Place, Geospatial Approach to Estimate E. Coli Loadings
    HGAC, Tushara Ranatunga; Entry No. M11
  • 3rd Place, Boom, Recession, and Recovery 2007-2014
    HCAD, Karen Terry; Entry No. M22

  • Special Recognition (Runner up)
  • Camp Logan World War 1
    HCFCD, Richard Rogers; Entry No. M01
  • 2014 New Construction (Residential and Commercial)
    HCAD, Karen Terry; Entry No. M09
  • Hobby Airport Height Hazard Study
    ASIS, Shibbir Ahmed; Entry No. M12
  • Bush Intercontinental Airport Wildlife_Flight Impact Study
    ASIS, Jose Caudillo; Entry No. M13
  • BPA Major Watersheds Map
    Othon, Inc., Manik Mitra; Entry No. M15
  • Analysis Stoppage Work Orders from January 1 to March 31, Yrs 2011-2014
    COH-PWE, Lori Kircher; Entry No. M16
  • Geospatial Database to Map Mercury Concentration in East Fork Poplar Creek
    TSU, Maruthi Sridhar; Entry No. M18
  • Residential Values By Class 2014
    HCAD, Karen Terry; Entry No. M28
  • Analysis of Urban Sprawl and Its Effect on Urban Environmental Characteristics using Spectral Reflectance and Landsat Data
    TSU, Gilbert Saah; Entry No. M29

  • GIS DAY 2013 MAP GALLERY COMPETITION:
    * Map Gallery
  • BEST IN CARTOGRAPHIC DESIGN
  • 1st Place, Carla Storm Surge Inundation Levels
    Harris County PID A&E, Nick Fordes; Entry No. M08
  • 2nd Place - Tie, Visualizing Impervious Surface Change 2012-2012
    COH Planning and Dev’t, Larry Nierth; Entry No. M12
  • 2nd Place - Tie, Houston Hobby Airport
    ASIS Planning, Ahmed Shibbir; Entry No. M13
  • 3rd Place, Litigation of 2012 Commercial Properties in Harris County
    HCAD, Thang Nguyen; Entry No. M17

  • BEST IN CONTENT / ANALYTICAL PRESENTATION
  • 1st Place - Tie, Regional Land Cover Change Detection 1992-2011
    HGAC, Thusharan Ranatunga; Entry No. M10
  • 1st Place - Tie, Impervious Surface Analysis, City of Houston SE
    COH Planning and Dev’t, Larry Nierth; Entry No. M11
  • 2nd Place, Visualizing Impervious Surface Change 2012-2012
    COH Planning and Dev’t, Larry Nierth; Entry No. M12
  • 3rd Place - Tie, Pipeline, Railroad and Infrastructure Awareness
    Harris County BMD, Amier Gantt; Entry No. M19
  • 3rd Place - Tie, 2013 Harris County Clinics
    Harris County ITC, Johnny Brown; Entry No. M01

  • GIS DAY 2012 WALL MAPS GALLERY & INTERACTIVE WEB APPLICATION MAPS COMPETITIONS:
    2012 Results | Map Gallery by Google Plus , Photo credits Frank Wu

  • BEST IN CARTOGRAPHIC DESIGN 2012 - WALL MAPS
    • 1st Place, Impact of the Recession on HC Values
      HCAD GIS Team; Entry No. M10
    • 2nd Place, Sanitary Sewer Stoppages Feb 2012
      Lori Kircher, COH PWE; Entry No. M5
    • 3rd Place, Harris County Commissioners Pct Interim Map 2012
      Amier Gantt, HC PID; Entry No. M2
    • Finalist, Building Value Changes in Downtown Houston by HCAD
      HCAD Team; Entry No. M9
    • Finalist, 2012 Harris county State Reps Plan H309
      Kurt Fortenbach, HC Tax Office; Entry No. M1


    BEST IN ANALYTICAL PRESENTATION 2012 - WALL MAPS
    • 1st Place, Sanitary Sewer Stoppages Feb 2012
      Lori Kircher, COH PWE; Entry No. M5
    • 2nd Place, Impact of the Recession on HC Values
      HCAD Team; Enrty No. M10
    • 3rd Place - Tie, 2012 Harris county State Reps Plan H309
      Kurt Fortenbach, HC Tax Office; Entry No. M1
    • 3rd Place - Tie, City of Houston Map Impervious Surface Analysis
      Larry Nierth, COH PDD; Entry No. M11
    • Finalist, Rainfall levels for Jan 2012 (City of Houston)
      Lori Kircher, COH PWE; Entry No. M8
    • Finalist, Building Value Changes in Downtown Houston by HCAD
      HCAD Team; Entry No. M9


    BEST IN CARTOGRAPHIC DESIGN 2012 - INTERACTIVE WEB APPLICATION MAPS
    • 1st Place, Harris County Asset Management Map - General Info
      Sheronda Drew, HC PID; Entry No. W1
    • 2nd Place, H-GAC Regional Land Use Map
      Bill Bass, H-GAC; Entry No. W2
    • 3rd Place, Houston Parcel and Crime Details Map
      Jackie Smith - COH PDD; Entry No. W3
    • Finalist, City of Conroe Public Web Map
      Lester McKay - City of Conroe; Entry No. W4


    BEST IN ANALYTICAL PRESENTATION 2012 - INTERACTIVE WEB APPLICATION MAPS
    • 1st Place, H-GAC Regional Land Use Map
      Bill Bass, H-GAC; Entry No. W2
    • 2nd Place - Tie, Harris County Asset Management Map - General Info
      Sheronda Drew, HC PID; Entry No. W1
    • 2nd Place - Tie, Houston Parcel and Crime Details Map
      Jackie Smith - COH PDD; Entry No. W3
    • Finalist, City of Conroe Public Web Map
      Lester McKay - City of Conroe; Entry No. W4

  • GIS DAY 2011 MAP GALLERY COMPETITION: 2011 Results | Map Gallery on Picasa

  • BEST IN CARTOGRAPHIC DESIGN
  • 1st Place, CITY OF HOUSTON WATER AND WASTE UTILITY NETWORK
    CITY OF HOUSTON PUBLIC WORKS AND ENGINEERING
  • 2nd Place, HARRIS COUNTY PROPERTY SALES
    HARRIS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT
  • 3rd Place - Tie, PROPERTY VALUES PROTESTS YEAR 2011
    HARRIS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT
  • 3rd Place - Tie, CITY OF SUGARLAND DRAINAGE NETWORK
    CITY OF SUGARLAND


  • BEST IN ANALYTICAL PRESENTATION
  • 1st Place - Tie, CITY OF HOUSTON WATER AND WASTE UTILITY NETWORK
    CITY OF HOUSTON PUBLIC WORKS AND ENGINEERING
  • 1st Place - Tie, PROPERTY VALUES PROTESTS YEAR 2011
    HARRIS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT
  • 2nd Place, CITY OF HOUSTON PUBLIC WORKS MONTHLY WORK ORDER ANALYSIS
    CITY OF HOUSTON PUBLIC WORKS AND ENGINEERING
  • 3rd Place, SALES TAX PERMITS GIS PROCESS - City of Houston
    CITY OF HOUSTON GIS

  • GIS DAY 2010 MAP GALLERY COMPETITION: 2010 Results | Map Gallery on Picasa

  • BEST IN CARTOGRAPHIC DESIGN
  • 1st Place, IMPACT OF SALES ON HCAD ASSESSED VALUES
    HCAD MAP TEAM- HCAD
  • 2nd Place - Tie, HURRICANE IKE- HOUSTON- THE AFTERMATH, STORM TRACK 2
    LARRY NIERTH - COH PLANNING AND DEV'T
  • 2nd Place - Tie, WASTE WATER STOPPAGES FROM 2007-2010
    LORI KIRCHER- COH PWE- PUBLIC UTILITIES
  • 3rd Place - Tie, VOLUME CALCULATIONS OF A MICROWAVE TRANSMISSION CYLINDER OBSTRUCTION; LARRY NIERTH - COH PLANNING AND DEV'T
  • 3rd Place - Tie, HURRICANE EVACUATION ROUTES
    WENGE FU- HGAC

  • BEST IN ANALYTICAL PRESENTATION
  • 1st Place, VOLUME CALCULATIONS OF A MICROWAVE TRANSMISSION CYLINDER OBSTRUCTION
    LARRY NIERTH - COH PLANNING AND DEV'T
  • 2nd Place, USGS MAP- SUBSIDENCE IN HARRIS COUNTY TX 2
    MICHAELA JOHNSON- USGS
  • 3rd Place - Tie, GASWELL METHANE PERCENTAGES (JULY 2008) FORT BEND COUNTY ENGG
    ROBERT LYDE- FORT BEND COUNTY ENGG
  • 3rd Place - Tie, TXWARN P25 DIGITAL 7X RADIO SYSTEM
    MARIA VERA- TRANSTAR

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and surrounding areas a means to access the most current geographic information systems (GIS) data and aerial imagery.
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