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Wednesday, November 15, 2017 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

GIS Day Keynote Address with Dr. Joseph Kerski of Esri
Wednesday, November 15 from 4:00-5:30
UCF Teaching Academy Room 117

Title: 5-5-5:  Five converging forces catapulting geography to the world stage, 5 Trends in Geospatial Technology, and the 5 Key Skills Important in Your Career.

Details: Join Geographer Joseph Kerski in a lively discussion filled with demonstrations of live web mapping tools focused on such forces, tools, and skills such as geo-awareness, storytelling, citizen science, curiosity, 3D GIS, and others that are increasingly relevant to the 21st Century and which affect our everyday lives. 

Joseph Kerski is a geographer who focuses on supporting and fostering spatial thinking and the use of geospatial technologies at all levels of education and society.  He has served in federal agencies (NOAA, US Census Bureau, USGS), nonprofit organizations (president of the national council for geographic education (NCGE), in academia (he teaches at the University of Denver and in online MOOCs), and in private industry (he serves on the Esri education outreach team).  RSVP preferred on UCF GIS Facebook page at


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