2017 / 2018 Host Locations:-

Students Day
* November 16, 2017 *

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 ]




Students Page

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 2015 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.


Attending the Houston Area GIS Day?
Facebook and Tweet about it and be entered to win some fabulous prize!

Before the Event
Facebook [ facebook.com/houstongisday ] - 'Like' Houston Area GIS Day on Facebook and then do one of the following:
  • Post on the Houston Area GIS Day Facebook Page "I am attending GIS Day from [name of your school]"
  • Post on your Facebook Page "I am attending GIS Day from [name of your school]" and tag Houston Area GIS Day in the post.
Twitter [ twitter.com/houstongisday ] - Tweet the following, including the hashtag: "I am attending @houstongisday from [name of your school] #hougisday". Don't forget to follow Houston Area GIS Day on twitter too!

During the Event
Using your smart phone, iPod touch or iPad, check in to the Houston Area GIS Day event on Foursquare or Facebook (free wifi is available on campus).

We look forward to have you there!

Accomplishment & Prizes - Will your school have the most mentions/post/tweets/check-ins in Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare?

Note: If you have any questions (or, the desire to attend with your class), please contact your Teacher.

 

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*Several of the list of websites on the right are interactive mapping sites or data that provides the citizens of City of Houston
and surrounding areas a means to access the most current geographic information systems (GIS) data and aerial imagery.
-- Houston Area GIS Day.org