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  •  GIS Day  

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    University of Maryland Eastern Shore

    will be hosting a GIS Day event on

    Wednesday November 18, 2009

    from 1pm to 6pm in the Richard A. Henson Center.

    This event is FREE and open to the public.  Please come join us for this event.

    GIS Day is an international event celebrating geographic applications in over 80 countries.  Geographic Information System (GIS) users and vendors around the world are asked to open their doors to schools, businesses, and the general public to showcase GIS applications in education, research, the workplace and everyday life.

    The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Geospatial Information Technology (GeoTech) Lab is hosting GIS Day on November 18, 2009. The event will be held in the Henson Center on the campus of UMES from 1 pm – 6 pm.  Activities include booth presentations, equipment demonstrations and a map gallery. Displays will focus on the use of GIS on the Eastern Shore.


    Types of Exhibits

    UMES Faculty, Staff and Students
    Somerset County Planning and Zoning
    Somerset County Emergency Management
    Somerset County Economic Development
    Somerset County Health Department
    Town of Ocean City
    ESRGC - Salisbury University
    Maryland Department of Natural Resources
    Spatial System Associates
    Dicarlo Precision Instruments 
    Precision Agriculture
    County Mapping
    Emergency Management - 911
    Locating new businesses
    Municipal Boundaries
    Use of GPS in GIS Mapping
    Use of kites for airborne observation

    Door Prizes Flyers for GIS Day Click on image to get full size map

    Grand Prize:
    Win a 2ft x 3ft aerial picture of your house Aerial of Houses

    Plus many other prizes given away throughout the day

    Click here for Flyer 1 

    Click here for Flyer 2 

    UMES map Henson Center 2008 


    If you have any questions, please contact:

    Nicole Hucke
    410-621-3850 (office)
    410-651-7946 (fax)
    Mrs. Tracie Bishop
    410-651-6383 (office)



    Please check back for more information