GIS Day 2020 Welcome
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GIS Day 2020 Virtual Symposium
Welcome and Purpose
Presented by the University of Miami Department of Geography and Regional Studies and University of Miami Libraries.
Thursday, November 18, 2020 from 12 - 5 p.m.
This virtual GIS Day explores how to use mapping innovations to mitigate effects and improve response in times of crisis or pandemics. Hear professors, professionals and practitioners discuss how they apply spatial thinking in their work environment.
- Dr. Jose Silva, Chair and Dr. Imelda Moise, Geography & Regional Studies, University of Miami
- Welcome remarks and purpose; Introducing symposium theme/event goals
- Dean Eckman, University of Miami Libraries
- UM Libraries post-COVID-19
- Dr. Jorge Quintela, University of Miami Libraries
- Digital exhibit/Welcome exhibit presenters
- Dean Bachas, College of Arts & Sciences (CAS), University of Miami
- Geography post-COVID-19 and Acknowledgements: Newly launched Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU), an international honor society in geography within the Department of Geography/CAS
- Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) Student Leadership, International Geographical Honor Society
- GTU activities during Geography Awareness Week
- Dr. Imelda Moise, Geography & Regional Studies, University of Miami
- Close first program and welcome all to webinar later in the day