LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas will host the 21st annual GIS Day @ KU, an educational event to promote awareness of geographic information systems and the latest developments in the field. The virtual event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 9 a.m. Nov. 16.
Organizers have invited GIS experts from academia, business and government for the Zoom event, password 2022. A full schedule is below:
David Mechem, professor and chair, Department of Geography & Atmosphere Science, KU
“What Is Truth?: When GIS Data Representing the Same Features Don’t Agree”
James Stewart, GIS manager, Kansas Department of Transportation
“Utilizing Low-Cost Drone LiDAR for Topographical Survey: a case study”
Christian Stallings, director of operations, Alynix
“Cloud Computing and Interactive Mapping with Geemap and Leafmap”
Qiusheng Wu, assistant professor, Department of Geography and Sustainability, University of Tennessee
“Latest Advances in Web GIS and Mobile GIS”
Pinde Fu, software developer, team lead and author at Esri; adjunct faculty at Harvard University Extension
“The NWS Damage Assessment Toolkit: GIS Use in Tornado Damage Surveys”
Daniel Reese, meteorologist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service-Topeka.