CT GIS Day at Yale 2017
November 15, 8:30 AM-6 PM
Explore mapping innovations with the Connecticut and Yale GIS communities! This day-long celebration–part of international GIS Day, which showcases applications of geographic information systems (GIS) technology worldwide–includes panel discussions, presentations, workshops, networking opportunities, and a GIS Day Cake Reception.
To register to attend all or part of GIS Day, please visit https://ctgisdayatyale2017.eventbrite.com
Schedule of Events
|8:30-9:00||Breakfast and Registration||The Knob|
|9:00-9:10||Opening Remarks||CT GIS Day at Yale Planning Committee||Burke Auditorium|
|9:10-10:00||Keynote||Jennifer Marlon (Yale Program on Climate Change Communication)||Burke Auditorium|
|10:00-10:50||Panel: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Real-World Applications||Jennifer Marlon (Yale Program on Climate Change Communication), Jennifer Vasi (Travelers Insurance), Emily Wilson (UConn Center for Land Use Education and Research), Tyler Kleykamp (State of Connecticut Chief Data Officer)||Burke Auditorium|
Workshop: GDAL/OGR and PKTools
Workshop participants will join the rest of the attendees for lunch, 12-12:50 in The Knob.
|Giuseppe Amatulli (Yale University)||C27, Center for Science and Social Science Information|
|11:00-11:30||Presentation: Abaaraha: Crisis Mapping for Somalia||Issa Muhammed Hassan (Abaaraha), Mahad Malingur (Abaaraha)||Burke Auditorium|
|11:30-12:00||Panel: Emergency Preparedness: Preparing for the Worst, Planning for the Best||
Deqo Mohamed (Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation), Issa Muhammed Hassan (Abaaraha),
Mahad Malingur (Abaaraha), Carolyn Commons (Ushahidi)
Breakout Session #1:
Open Data Governance
|Daryl Jones (Comptroller, City of New Haven), James Hackett (Yale Police Department)|
|12:50-1:35||Breakout Session #1: Mapping Our Natural Capital||Greg Ostrinki (Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound), Mike Towle (WestCOG)|
|12:50-1:35||Breakout Session #1: Google Earth Engine Lightning Talks|
|12:50-1:35||Breakout Session #1: Rare Maps Viewing||Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
|1:40-2:25||Breakout Session #2: Technology||Brett Flodine (GIS Project Leader, City of Hartford), Edward Juarbe (GIS Analyst II, Norwich Public Utilities), Kristen LaBrie (Project Manager, AppGeo)|
|1:40-2:25||Breakout Session #2: Mapping the Urban Fabric||Molly Burhans (Executive Director, GoodLands), Mike Sullivan (WestCOG), Mark Goetz (MetroCOG)|
|1:40-2:25||Breakout Session #2: [Esri]|
|1:40-2:25||Breakout Session #2: Rare Maps Viewing||Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
|2:45-4:30||GIS Day Cake Reception||Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
|4:30-6:00||Mappy Hour (sponsored by NEURISA)||Mory’s|
The Knob and Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall (directions to 195 Prospect Street)
C27, Center for Science and Social Science Information, concourse level of Kline Biology Tower (directions to 219 Prospect Street)
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library (directions to 121 Wall Street)
Mory’s (directions to 306 York Street)
Metered parking is available on Prospect Street.
Planners and Sponsors of CT GIS Day at Yale
CT GIS Day at Yale is coordinated by planners from Yale University Library, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, The Spatial Collective, University of Connecticut, Central Connecticut State University, Eastern Connecticut State University, Western Connecticut Council of Governments (WestCOG), and Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments (MetroCOG).
CT GIS Day at Yale is sponsored by the Yale University Library, the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, and the New England Chapter of the Urban & Regional Information Systems Association (NEURISA).