Abstracts for the 2019 Arkansas GIS Symposium Due by Aug. 31
The 2019 Arkansas GIS Symposium will return to the Inn of the Ozarks & Convention Center in October in Eureka Springs for a week of education, sharing, community and fun.
Abstracts for the symposium are due by Saturday, Aug. 31, and registration for the symposium is now open.
This year the Arkansas GIS Users Forum celebrates 29 years. The corresponding symposium will include GIS presentations, workshops, sponsor exhibits, social activities, networking and more.
Pre-Symposium Workshops will take place Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 28-29, followed by the symposium and exhibit hall taking place Wednesday to Friday, Oct. 30 to Nov. 1.
The Arkansas GIS Symposium is the single largest and most attended geospatial event in the region. Learn more online.
Brian Culpepper, GIS research and outreach specialist
Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies
Lisa M. Corrigan, professor of communication, will give the first of four lectures focusing on racism, social justice, and policing hosted by the Pryor Center. It will be at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Douglas Terrier, chief technologist for NASA, will discuss space technologies at 11:30 a.m. CDT Sept. 23. U of A students will have access to hear the discussion through the university's Rome Center.
Mary Gentile, author of Giving Voice to Values, will speak via Zoom at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, as part of the Let's Talk About Integrity and Race program.
Carl Smith will be a visiting professor at the University of Sheffield School of Architecture. He was also awarded the 2020 Green Medal Sustainability Award by Garden Communicators International.
University of Arkansas Greek Life will offer a variety of programs and activities to inform the Greek community on the dangers of hazing.