Prairie View to Host 2nd Annual GIS Day – November 17, 2010

The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences at Prairie View A&M University will host the 2nd annual GIS Day on November 17, 2010. The event will be held in the Carden-Waller Cooperative Extension building from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The faculty, staff and students of Prairie View A&M University as well as interested persons in Waller and surrounding counties are invited to attend.

The theme for this year’s GIS Day is “Academic Enhancement using Geographical Information Systems.” The event will focus on the use of GIS to improve teaching, research and extension activities. The program will include presentations on the application of GIS in academia, poster presentations, information on GIS careers and a hands-on GIS activity for students.

Registration is free and interested persons should register online at pvcep.pvamu.edu. On-site registration will also be held on the day of the event beginning at 8:30 a.m.  Lunch will be provided for all participants. Register immediately at the links below.

For more information please contact Noel Estwick at 936-261-2526, 936/261-2540 or by email at nmestwick@pvamu.edu.  You can also follow Prairie View A&M’s GIS Day on Twitter at pvcahsgis.

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