GIS Day 2022

Discovering the World Through GIS!
Celebrate GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and the difference it is making on campus and around the world! GIS Day has been celebrated around the world since 1999 and provides an international forum for users of all kinds to showcase their applications and demonstrate the difference that it is making in our society.

GIS Day 2022 at the University of Redlands Wednesday, Nov. 16

11:00am – 1:30pm Hunsaker Plaza: GIS Day Showcase (Center for Spatial Studies)

Have fun, get inspired, and learn! Students, faculty, and staff demonstrate how GIS technologies are making a difference. 

11:00 pm - 2:00 pm Hunsaker Center: Community Mapathon Co-Hosted by the Center for Spatial Studies and CSL/SURF's Climate Action Corps Fellows to support their work and that of their community partner, Accelerate Neighborhood Climate Action (ANCA)

Faculty, staff, and students: please join us to help map climate resilience assets and needs in our own Redlands community and help us determine where we can make a difference in adapting to climate change. We’ll be identifying tree cover, sidewalk condition, handicap accessibility, parks, safe walking routes to school and more. No GIS or mapping experience required, stop in for 10 minutes or three hours!

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Appleton Hall #116: GIS Department Colloquium

David Yu, GeoAI: Machine Learning meets GIS

David Yu is a Sr. Data Scientist from Esri's Applications Prototype Lab and AI Prototype Lab teams. He is based out of Redlands and works on applying deep learning solutions to problems such as feature extraction, pattern analysis and generative modeling using a variety of data sources including imagery, point cloud and unstructured text. His interest is in exploring the intersection of machine learning and GIS and its application to solving real-world problems.

5:30 - 7:00 Orton Center: Uniting Americans through Service: How California is Leading  

Josh Fryday, Chief Service Officer for California, will speak on "Uniting Americans Through Service: How California is Leading." Fryday, a former Navy officer, is a leading organizer and public servant dedicated to clean energy. 

Students and other University folk can go for free by entering redlands2022 in the coupon code box