20th Annual GIS Day @ KU

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

GIS Day @ KU is part of a nationwide event to promote awareness of geographic information systems (GIS), and how we use this evolving tool to analyze our world. We continue our tradition of bringing together a community of GIS users from academia, business and government. GIS Day @ KU is FREE and open to all.

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Password: 202111

9:00 - 9:15

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Opening Remarks

David B. Mechem
Professor & Chair, Department of Geography and Atmosphere Science, University of Kansas

VIDEO of Session [9:05]

9:15 – 10:00

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GIS Applications in Political Science
James Gimpel
Professor, Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland

Slides (PDF)
VIDEO of Presentation [48:12]

10:15 – 11:00

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Geographic U.S. Census data, time series & crosswalks
Jonathan Schroeder
Research Scientist, IPUMS Center for Data Integration, University of Minnesota

VIDEO of Presentation [41:34]

11:15 – 12:00

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Geospatial Science in Energy Resilience
Bandana Kar
Group Lead, R&D Staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

VIDEO of Presentation [39:39]

1:00 – 1:45

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Geospatial Analytics with Tableau
Sarah Battersby
Principal Research Scientist, Tableau Software

VIDEO of Presentation [49:25]

2:00 – 2:45

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Spatio temporal Modeling of Socio Environmental Systems - An Example for the Rio Grande/Bravo
Jennifer Koch
Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability, University of Oklahoma

VIDEO of Presentation [48:37]

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