The Poster Session Committee invites you to visit the poster
display at the Workshop. Potential displays include GIS analyses and
visualizations, high-quality cartographic products, or
project-based informational and educational posters.
Posters will be judged by a panel of peers, with the
exception of the additional category, “Best of Show,”
that will be voted on by the Workshop attendees. An
individual may submit one poster or map, and should specify
one of the three categories below. In addition, an
individual may submit a second entry as part of a team.
Awards will be given for the following categories:
of analytical techniques to reveal spatial or thematic
data relationships, analyze patterns, or otherwise
enhance our understanding of spatially-related
phenomena. This category also may include high impact
posters that rise above the ordinary through the
creative use of 3-D views, innovative color shading,
imagery, unusual viewpoints, or other "special
mapping products demonstrating the art of map-making
as a communication media by the effective or creative
use of layout elements.
example of a specific project which used GIS to
accomplish its goals or of a process that ties GIS
into business processes. Poster displays showing work
flows and project development over time are
encouraged. This category may also includes examples
of GIS used as a tool for outreach to share the
results of projects with the general public, managers,
policy-makers, and other non-specialists.
are eligible for awards in all categories. The Poster
Committee reserves the right to create additional awards as
merited by the poster submissions.