The Centroid hosts a Geospatial Brown Bag Lunch series that welcomes presentations by professors, researchers, students, and industry professionals to share their work related to GIS and geospatial technologies.

Subjects can range from learning how to make your first online map to Applications of ArcGIS in Global Health in Africa. 

Bring your lunch and come enjoy an hour of stimulating discussion!

Fall 2018 Geospatial Brown Bag Schedule:

Title & Presenter Date & Location
Car Racing With Collector!

Elizabeth Tulanowski

Tuesday, Sept. 11th

12 – 1pm

Morgan Library Room 203

Augmented Reality: Using GIS Data Out In The Real World

Brian Collison, Argis

Monday, Oct. 1st

12 – 1pm

Morgan Library Rm. 203

Understanding Spatial Justice @ The CSU Diversity Symposium

Dr. Melinda Laituri

Professor, ESS Dept. and Geospatial Centroid Director

Tuesday, Oct. 2nd

2:30 – 3:30pm

Lory Student Center 322


Presentation details here
Meaningful Mapping on the Island of Kalamos (Greece): Sea Grass, Fish Farms, and Historic Rights (PDF)

Sophia Linn

Thursday, Oct. 11th

12 – 1pm

Morgan Library Room 203

Map Mavin: An innovative, online-mapping platform facilitating seamless data sharing between administrators and users (PDF)

Jake Zatz and Katie Nelson

 Wednesday, Oct. 17th

12 – 1pm

Morgan Library Room 203

From ArcGIS to Adobe Illustrator – Tips for making your maps even better

Sky Skach, National Park Service GIS Specialist

Monday, Oct. 22nd

12 – 1pm

Morgan Library Room 203

Using GIS to Visualize and Analyze Environmental Time-Series Data as Geo-temporal Raster Maps

Dr. Rick Koehler, NOAA/NWS

Monday, Nov. 12th

12 – 1pm

Morgan Library Room 203

Using GeoPandas in Python: Part presentation, part workshop.

Bring a laptop to follow along! No software needed, hands-on activity will be browser-based, in a Jupyter Notebook.

Matt Perry, Mapbox

Tuesday, Nov. 27th

12 – 1pm

Morgan Library Rm. 203



Please send us an email if you’d like to present! We are currently seeking presenters for the spring semester.


A list of past Brown Bags can be found on our Past Events Page