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GIS Day Nov 20 in Charlotte, NC


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It should be an interesting event. Hey, there really are other things you can do with your GPS other than geocaching!!





Wednesday, November 20, 2002

In Uptown Charlotte, NC

Free Public Exhibits of Computer Mapping Technology


What GIS Day is a global event in which thousands of users of geographic information system (GIS) technology educate people about geography and demonstrate GIS technology.


The event is principally sponsored by:


National Geographic Society


Association of American Geographers


University Consortium for Geographic Information Science


United States Geological Survey


Library of Congress




Mecklenburg County and the City of Charlotte celebrate this event each year by presenting a public display of GIS exhibits. See free exhibits from twenty County and City departments and public agencies and eight GIS businesses. Learn how GIS is used in the community. Meet the professionals who use this technology and receive a first hand demonstration.


Imagine using computer maps to analyze crime patterns, to determine where flooding will occur, to decide where to locate a new shopping mall, or to make better decisions to protect our environment. See all this and more!


Who Anyone interested in learning more about GIS.

Managers who are influenced by geography in making decisions.

Students who want to learn more about this exciting career field.

When Wednesday, November 20, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Where Founders Hall at the Bank of America Corporate Center

100 North Tryon Street

Uptown Charlotte, NC


Cost GIS Day events are FREE for everyone.

Parking Parking is available at the Bank of America Corporate Center Parking Lot at 100 North College Street. Many other parking lots are also in the uptown area. School buses can park free in the Discovery Place bus lot on Brevard Street near 10th Street.

Schools School Poster and School Information. Also free posters for teachers.

Posters (Pending)


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