2014 Winners Announced!
Thank you to all of the students who participated this year! The submissions showcased a wide array of geospatial and cartographic techniques, and we were pleased to see the great work being done by undergraduate and graduate students alike. For those of you who will still be students next year, or for those who were unable to participate this year, please join us for next year's competition (and consider attending GIS-Pro 2015 - October 18-22, 2015 in Spokane, WA)!
Calling All GIS Students: Present your research! Gain experience! Pad your Resume! Win Cash Prizes!
Help revitalize traditional poster contests by joining the Vanguard Cabinet for a showcase of recent 'maptastic' GIS student innovations! Instead of traditional printed and thumb-tacked maps, we are going completely digital! There will be a series of brief presentations (no longer than five minutes each) during the competition session on September 9th at 2pm where students will compete for the "Best Presentation" cash award. Additionally, digital submissions will be accepted for students unable to attend the conference, where they can compete for additional cash prizes in various categories. All approved submissions will be uploaded online and displayed in the common area during the conference, to allow conference attendees to vote on a "People's Choice" award. All awards will be presented to select competitors during the Wednesday morning awards ceremony at GIS-Pro 2014: URISA's 52nd Annual Conference in New Orleans.
GIS-Pro 2014 Student Competition Application:
Please fill out your information below and upload evidence of half-time or greater student status for the Fall 2014 term along with your competition submission (only one submission allowed per student). You may submit a map or poster .pdf (or image file), a PowerPoint presentation, or a video walk-through of a web app., mobile app., model, or script you've developed. All submissions will be reviewed, to ensure appropriate content, and competitors will receive an email confirmation upon approval. We encourage competitors to attend GIS-Pro 2014 in New Orleans to present their work, but those unable to attend will still be able to compete for all but the "Best Presentation" award. Please submit any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org (note: if your file size for upload is >20MB, please email us so we can find an alternate method of file transfer).
[The competition submission period has ended (deadline was Friday, August 29, 2014)]