CSU celebrates GIS Day  – Thursday, November 15, 2018

Morgan Library Event Hall

 RSVP HERE. Thank you!

General Schedule

  • 10:00 – 11:00     Presentations on GIS in the Environment, Physical Geography, Vegetation
  • 11:00 – 12:00     Presentations on GIS in Human Geography, Disasters, Migration
  • 12:00 – 1:00       Lunch with GIS professionals serving as Table Hosts (RSVP here for lunch)
    • 1:10 – 2:00         Presentations on GIS Tools and Platforms
      • 2:10 – 2:40         Panel discussion on Open Source vs. Commercial GIS Software
      • 2:40 – 3:00         GIS Trivia & Cake



  • Mapathon Competition with other academic institutions in Colorado (on Wed. Nov. 14, 5 – 7 p.m. at the Ramskeller).
  • All week long: GIS Poster Gallery in the lobby of Morgan Library

But there’s more!  The Geospatial Centroid has activities all week long as part of GeoWeek:

Monday, Nov. 12

12 – 1pm

Morgan Library Rm. 203

Geospatial Brown Bag

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

Dr. Rick Koehler, NOAA/NWS

Details here


Tuesday, Nov. 13

3:30 – 5:30pm

Morgan Library Rm. 174

You Need Python!

Part 1: Just the basics.

Free workshop.

See the workshops page for details and registration.



Wednesday, Nov. 14

5 – 7pm

CSU Ramskeller Pub (Lower level of the Lory Student Center)


Intercollegiate Mapathon between CSU and other local universities to create spatial data in OpenStreetMap for a humanitarian project.

Details here


Thursday, Nov. 15

10 am – 3pm


The official CSU GIS Day Event!


Morgan Library Event Hall




 Friday, Nov. 16

ArcGIS Pro 1/2 Day workshops

Get to Know ArcGIS Pro


Spatial Analysis with ArcGIS Pro

See the workshops page for details and registration.