UI Library Joins Worldwide GIS/CI Day Celebration

Monday, October 28 2013

MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Library will host the fourth annual GIS/CI Day, Wednesday, Nov. 20, on the first floor of the library from 9 a.m.–5 pm. The free event is part of a worldwide celebration to increase understanding and knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS) technology and cyberinfrastructure (CI) technology.

UI graduates and students will make short presentations on a variety of GIS/CI-related topics and demonstrate real world applications that are making a difference in our society. Posters of student research on GIS/CI technology will also be on display.

Refreshment and give-aways will be offered, and the public is invited to attend. Contact Bruce Godfrey of INSIDE Idaho (bgodfrey@uidaho.edu, 208-292-1407) for more information. Learn more about the worldwide GIS/CI Day celebration at www.gisday.com.

About the University of Idaho
The University of Idaho helps students to succeed and become leaders. Its land-grant mission furthers innovative scholarly and creative research to grow Idaho's economy and serve a statewide community. From its main campus in Moscow, Idaho, to 70 research and academic locations statewide, U-Idaho emphasizes real-world application as part of its student experience. U-Idaho combines the strength of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities. It is home to the Vandals. For information, visit www.uidaho.edu.