2023 Map Contest:
2023 GIS in Action Conference participants are invited to present a map in a Map Gallery Contest, which includes prizes for the winners. Maps will be displayed both on poster boards and slide shows. Contestant websites can be accessed with QR Codes.
THE DETAILS FOR DISPLAYING POSTER ENTRIES ARE BELOW
Submitting Map information:
Maps can be any size, but larger sizes are preferred. Maximum poster size is 4 ft x 6 ft and be posted right after registration.
Posters will be formatted as jpg type.
Can not be size greater than 10 MB.
Landscape or Portrait
More information will be given to all right before the conference by e-mail.
Maps will be judged by conference attendees according to the following categories
The quality of the visual display
Communication of meaningful patterns in data
Combining data from different sources
Such as StoryMaps, ArcGIS Online, Tableau, Mapbox, Power BI, or Other
Any enrolled in classes pursuing a degree or certificate
Posted not in the contest
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 that enters the contest will get a gift.
PLACES THAT MAPS WILL BE DISPLAYED AT THE CONFERENCE
Note abstracts, slides, and ballots will have a QR code to link to a web page
When registering for the map gallery can participate in the Lightning Talk Session where you can talk about your map to the conference audience.
Please pick up the poster after the conference to avoid loss of your creative efforts.