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Contest Application for Posters and Maps
Registration for Poster/Map Gallery Contest
GIS in Action 2018 Conference participants will have an opportunity to present a poster about map topics to engage in a completion, which includes prizes in poster categories.
The details for displaying Posters entering are below:
Map Size: Posters can be any size, but larger sizes are preferred. The maxim poster size is 4 ft x 6 ft, either in landscape or portrait layouts. For larger size landscape will fit better.
Categories: Maps will be judged by conference attendees according to the following categories:
Cartographic - The quality of the visual display
Analytic presentation - Communication of meaningful patterns in data
Data Integration - Combining data from different sources
Public Service - Posters that display for the public
Student - Any enrolled in classes pursuing a degree or certificate
Award: Awards will be divided amongst the winners of the categories after ballots are counted. The prize amount for the category will depend on how many are entered. The more entered the higher the overall prizes. There may be a second place prize if there are more than four
Registration: Registration has to cutoff dates:
April 13,2018 around 5:00 pm for getting the slide image to be projected on large screen and the abstracts published in the program
April 20,2018 around 5:00 for printing paper abstracts and to be on the ballot
Pickup: Please pick up the poster after the conference to avoid loss of your creative efforts. Posters cannot be removed prior to closing Key Note.
See 2017 Poster Contest winners below.
|Winning Catigories||Place||Name||Role||Title of Map||Pictures|
|Analytic||1||Kevin Ramey||Engineering Technician III/GIS||BES Stormwater System||JPG|
|Analytic||2||Doug Taylor||GIS Specialist||Asset Condition Assessment||JPG|
|Cartographic||John Rogers||Student||Elusive Aurora Borealis: Geographic incidence of geomagnetic atmospheric disturbances in the Northern Hemisphere, terrain analysis, and multi-criteria suitability analysis for Aurora Borealis occurrence in Alaska.||JPG|
|Data Integration||Oviva Lau||GIS Analyst||Ballard Open Space Inventory||JPG|
|Public Service||John Ritter||CEO/GIS Analyst||Klamath County School - Tobacco Retailer Proximity Study||JPG|
|Student||1||Ella Weil||Student||Patterns and Impacts of Urban Stream Burial in Portland, Oregon||JPG|
|Student||2||Mike McGivoney||Student||US Beef Cattle: From Grass Raised Farm & Ranch to Grain Fed Stockyards||Not Available|