Learning GIS in Maine

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Third Annual Conference

GIS Educators in Maine


Friday, November 19, 2010 9:30am to 4:30pm

Augusta Civic Center
Augusta, Maine

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Save the date!
4th Annual Conference for GIS Educators in Maine
Friday, November 18, 2011

Who should attend? Anyone interested in geospatial technology in Maine, including K-12 teachers, informal educators, and faculty in both private and public institutions of higher education. This is a great chance to hone your skills and to meet and share ideas with other Maine educators. College and high school students can also gain key career skills and meet GIS professionals.

The 2010 conference featured K12 and higher education tracks!

Just getting started with GIS? The K12 track has some great choices for beginners, and K12 teachers attend free.

We've grown! We've outgrown our previous venue, so this year's conference was be in the Augusta Civic Center. Thanks to KVCC for generously hosting us in years 1 & 2.

Roger Palmer of GIS, EtcAnita Palmer of GIS, Etc.
2010 Special Guests...

Workshop & Keynote Presentation by

GIS Education Gurus

Anita and Roger Palmer

of GIS, Etc.

Click here to learn more about Roger & Anita!


Conference fee: $35 for registration received on or before November 14th/ $40 for late registration (K12 teachers attend free!). The Holiday Inn Augusta Civic Center is providing lodging for conference attendees at a special rate of $70 per night. You may reserve and pay for your room via conference registration using the space provided on the registration form. To learn more about the hotel, click here to visit their website.

Web streaming of conference sessions: We will be streaming the conference sessions live via Adobe Connect, and they will be available for later viewing. To access the videos and materials here.

Participants may bring up to three posters each (48” x 48” or smaller) to share at the lunchtime poster session. We will also have tables for display materials. Posters may highlight programs, projects and student work. We will also have tables for displays and handouts. If you'd like to bring posters and/or display materials, please indicate that on your registration form in the space required.

For more information, please contact giscenter@maine.edu or call Tora or Angela at the GIS Lab & Service Center at University of Maine at Machias at 207-255-1214.

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This program is funded, in part, by the National Science Foundation as a component of a three-year project designed to improve and promote geospatial technology education in Maine. Additional support comes from the Maine GIS User Group, Maine Community College System, University of Maine System and Maine Geographic Alliance.