November 10, 2022

What is GIS Days? Western University Libraries in collaboration with other organizations are running a week of virtual GIS content! Drop in and out of our Zoom rooms depending on what presentations pique your interest, and listen to presenters from around the world!

All event information is posted through our GIS Days event page. Feel free to explore the schedule to see what presentations are on offer, and don’t forget to register to access the Zoom links and reminders for each day.

  • Virtually: November 14 – 18, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. Come and go from the Zoom room as you please, you just need to register to get a link for each day.
  • Trivia: November 16th 6:30pm, Join with a team, or let us put you in a team with other conference attendees. Questions will be streamed via the Twitch channel , and team answers will be collected via the Trivia Discord. Lots of prizes up for grabs.

Who can attend? Everyone from anywhere in the world is welcome to attend GIS Days, whether you're a high school student, university staff, faculty, graduate, undergraduate or community member. Not technical? That's okay, presentations will be offered by a variety of speakers ranging from GIS professionals to GIS newbies. Short lightning talks (7-min) offer you a quick taste of a topic, while longer demonstrations (20-min) provide a deeper dive into a GIS project.

We have presenters from Scotland, Australia, California and across Canada! Presentation topics range from mapping natural disasters to social geography of heart transplant care, from visualizing 15th century women to mapping traditional land use