November 15 - 17, 2021
Monday to Wednesday - Virtual Event.


HIGH SCHOOL ESSAY CONTEST
Write an essay that specifies how GIS is or was used to identify a problem, monitor changes, respond to events, or understand trends. Explain how GIS has made an impact in today’s world.
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Deadline: Tuesday, November 9, 2021.


Students

Have you read this? We are offering the $500.00 Houston-Galveston Area Council Geographic Data Studies Scholarship for high school and college students.

The Houston-Galveston Area Council Geographic Data Studies Scholarship has been established by the Houston-Galveston Area Council's Geographic Data Committee in association with the 2020 GIS Day event. This $500 scholarship is intended for high school and college students pursuing a higher education degree in geographic studies or completing coursework in GIS or geography. This scholarship focuses on the continued learning and application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and hopes to enhance a student's college career and assist them with training for future employment.

Students: Here is a task for you!

Here is a GIS public link to learn about your city that you live in - Houston Map Viewer.
"What City Council District do I live in?"
"Where can I find city Parks around my neighborhood?"
"Where can I find the nearest Police Station?"
"Where is the nearest Fire Station from my house?"
"What is going to be build in my neighborhood?"
"Am I living in a flood zone?"
And, lots more ...

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Photo Albums

Visit the most recent 2019 Houston Area GIS DAY pictures!

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Map Gallery

See samples of Map Galleries from the GIS EXPO!

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Houston Area GIS Day
Geographic Data Workgroup
Houston, Texas, USA
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    Geographic Data Workgroup

    Geographic Data Committee
    The Geographic Data Workgroup (GDW) is an H-GAC sponsored group consisting of public, private, non-profit, and educational organizations. The group meets monthly to discuss Geographic Information System (GIS) related matters, network, and plan cooperative purchases of software, aerial imagery, and data that would be too costly if obtained separately.

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