Wednesday, Nov. 16 | CMU Ballroom

Discover how geographic information systems are being utilized in our community by attending GIS Day at MSUM.

A variety of talks, displays and informational tables will allow you to explore how this cross-disciplinary technology is being used to visualize and analyze data. Speakers will discuss everything from weather to crime to natural resource mapping. 

  • 12:30 p.m. – Exhibits Open
  • 1:30 p.m. – Kathryn Prociv, The Weather Channel
  • 1:45 p.m. – Brad and Kay Anderson, City of Moorhead GIS and Cass County Government
  • 2:00 p.m. – Annika Bordak and Kelli Moe, Student Research
  • 2:15 p.m. – Break
  • 2:30 p.m. – Lt. Mike Detloff, Moorhead Police Department
  • 2:45 p.m.- Abel Tilahun and Jesus Lopez, Student Internship
  • 3:00 p.m. – Blaine Booher, Clifton Labs
  • 3:15 p.m. – Break
  • 3:30 p.m. – Keynote: Al Derosier, Deputy Director of Operations, Esri Professional Services

Additional GIS Day events on campus:

  • 9:00 a.m. – An Introduction to Common Applications of GIS in the Social and Physical Sciences
    • Faculty Development Center, Library 124
  • 10:30 a.m. – GIS in the Planetarium: A Novel Approach to Geovisualization of Thematic Data
    • MSUM Planetarium, Bridges 167

Sponsored by the Center for Geospatial Studies; Academic Affairs; the College of Humanities and Social Sciences; and the College of Science, Health, and the Environment