21st Annual GIS Day @ KU

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

GIS Day @ KU is part of a nationwide event to promote awareness of geographic information systems (GIS), and how we use this evolving tool to analyze our world. We continue our tradition of bringing together a community of GIS users from academia, business and government. GIS Day @ KU is FREE and open to all.

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9:00 - 9:15

Photo of David Mechem

Opening Remarks

David B. Mechem
Professor & Chair, Department of Geography and Atmosphere Science, University of Kansas

9:15 – 10:00

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What Is Truth?: When GIS Data Representing the Same Features Don’t Agree
James A. Stewart
GIS Manager, Kansas Department of Transportation

VIDEO of Session [41:19]

10:15 – 11:00

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Utilizing Low-Cost Drone LiDAR for Topographical Survey: a case study
Christian Stallings
Director of Operations, Alynix

VIDEO of Session [40:05]

11:15 – 12:00

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Cloud Computing and Interactive Mapping with Geemap and Leafmap
Qiusheng Wu
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Sustainability, University of Tennessee

VIDEO of Session [39:34]

1:00 – 1:45

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Latest Advances in Web GIS and Mobile GIS
Pinde Fu
Software Developer/Team Lead/Book Author at Esri
Adjunct Faculty at Harvard University Extension

VIDEO of Session [47:26]

2:00 – 2:45

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The NWS Damage Assessment Toolkit: GIS Use in Tornado Damage Surveys
Daniel Reese
Meteorologist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service - Topeka

VIDEO of Session [39:18]

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