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2024 GIS IN ACTION CONFERENCE


TUESDAY, APRIL 30TH - WEDNESDAY, MAY 1ST




Map Gallery Information 

This is an opportunity for GIS professionals, students, and instructors to interact with and share, their work with other GIS professionals.   

Register for the 2024 Map Contest.  More information will be given to all contestants before the conference by e-mail.

Requested format:

Maps: Larger sizes are preferred. Maximum poster size up to 4 ft x 6 ft.


Electronic Files: Must be formatted as jpg-type files. No greater than 10 MG.

Orientation: Landscape or Portrait


 Map Contest Categories:

1.  Cartographic  - The quality of the visual display

2. Analytic - Communication of meaningful patterns in data

3. Data-Integration - Combining data from different sources

4.  Web Applications - Such as StoryMaps, ArcGIS Online, Tableau, Mapbox, Power BI, or Other

5.  Student - Any enrolled in classes pursuing a degree or certificate 

6.  Display Only - Not in the contest 


Awards:

Maps will be judged by conference attendees. Awards will be divided amongst the winners of the categories. The prize

amount for the category will depend on how many are entered. The more entered the higher the overall prizes. There may be

a second-place prize if more than four contestants are in a category. Anyone who enters the contest will get a gift.


Registration:

Registration has the following cutoff date:  Thursday, March 21, 2024, around 5:00 pm in order to create

the website online map gallery. 


Places that maps will be displayed at the conference:

  • on poster boards
  • on slide projection
  • in the lightning talk session

Lightning Talks: When registering for the map gallery you can participate in the Lightning Talk Session and talk

about your map to the conference audience.


Pickup:

Please pick up the maps after the conference to avoid the loss of your creative efforts.







Registration has the following cutoff date:  Thursday, April 13, 2023, around 5:00 pm in order to create the website online map gallery. 

PLACES THAT MAPS WILL BE DISPLAYED AT THE CONFERENCE 

  • on poster boards 
  • on a webpage (google form) 
  • on slides projection 
  • in the lightning talk session 


Note abstracts, slides, and ballots will have a QR code to link to a web page

 

Lightning Talks 

 When registering for the map gallery can participate in the Lightning Talk Session where you can talk about your map to the conference audience.

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