This year marks the 20th anniversary of GIS Day on November 13, 2019. The following day is PostGIS Day.
Started in 1999 as a part of Geography Awareness Week, GIS Day is a global event aimed at promoting GIS-based software and technology to businesses, schools, and the general public. Organizations using or interested in GIS are encouraged to host an educational event or presenting a project with the intent […]
Even if you missed yesterday’s celebration of GIS Day, you still have two more days to participate in Geography Awareness week. The My Wonderful World Blog has a “Top 10 Ways to Celebrate Geography Awareness Week” post. Check out the list and find some ways to join in on the […]
Each year since 1987 thanks to a presidential proclamation, the third week of November has been celebrated as Geography Awareness Week. The main sponsor of Geography Awareness Week has been the National Geographic Society which uses the week as a vehicle to promote geographic literacy in schools and communities. This year, […]
GIS Day is once again fast approaching. Occurring in the middle of Geography Awareness Week, GIS Day was launched four years ago as a way to promote the awareness of GIS through online and regional events. This event is sponsored by the National Geographic Society, the Association of American Geographers, the […]