GIS day


   University of Idaho
   Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms
   Idaho Commons (1st floor)
   Moscow, Idaho
   November 16, 2016

GIS Day is an annual salute to geospatial technology and its power to transform and better our lives.

The University of Idaho is hosting a GIS Day event that will include prepared talks, exhibits, and printed posters on topics related to geospatial technology. This event brings together educators, students, researchers, professionals, businesses and the public to discuss the impact of geospatial technology on our daily lives. Admission is free.

Contact Bruce Godfrey (, ph. 208-292-1407) for more information.

Schedule of Events | Sponsors | Supporters | Parking | Planning Committee


Schedule of Events

Tentative information is posted below.

Schedule of Events
Time Title/Presenter Description


Doors Open


Welcome Announcements


Dr. Michael Goodchild, Emeritus Professor of Geography University of California, Santa Barbara/
Affiliate Professor of Geography University of Washington

Moderator: Bruce Godfrey

Location: Clearwater Room




Moderator: TBA

Location: Clearwater Room




Location: Whitewater Room

Organizer: Jeremy Kenyon

Virtual Reality Sandbox


North Idaho GIS Users Meeting
Ed DeYoung, Idaho Department of Lands
Donna Phillips, City of Hayden

Moderator: TBA

Location: Clearwater Room



Lightning Talks

Moderators: TBA

Location: Clearwater Room

Educational and entertaining - professionals and students will be doing 5-minute presentations (20 slides that automatically advance every 15-seconds) highlighting their GIS-related work.

*** Raffle drawings will take place between presentations - must be present to win. ***



Concluding Remarks




 Idaho Commons
 University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
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The following entities have generously provided financial contributions to help make this a successful event.




 Idaho Commons
 University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
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Become a Sponsor

If you or your organization would like to become a sponsor of GIS Day at the University of Idaho please make a donation using one of the options:

  1. Online with a credit card
    Go to:
    Click the “Give Now” button
    Under “1. Select a Fund or Priority”
    Start typing in “GIS Day Fund” (the fund title will auto complete) and click on “GIS Day Fund”
    Click “Next” and follow the online payment instructions

  2. By phone
    Call the University of Idaho Gift Administration Office at (208) 885-6796 and give with a credit card. Indicate you are giving to the “GIS Day Fund.”

  3. By mail
    Checks may be mailed to:
    University of Idaho Foundation 875 Perimeter Drive MS 3147 Moscow, ID 83843-3147
    Please have the checks made out to the “University of Idaho Foundation, Inc.” Put “GIS Day Fund” on the check memo line or on a note accompanying the check.

Contact Bruce Godfrey (, ph. 208-292-1407) if you have any sponsorship questions.


Sponsorship Levels & Entitlements

We welcome any financial contribution but respectfully suggest to following amounts:

Friend: $50
Professional: $100
Corporate: $250 - logo on web page & flyers; banner space; recognition during the event

These contributions may be tax deductible.



.The following entities have generously provided raffle items to make this event a success

C&L Locker
Cider House
La Casa
Mikey's Gyros
Nourish Yoga Studio
Porch Light Pizza
Side Bar
The Man Shop



The UofI Campus Parking Map shows all parking lots and their associated permit requirements.

For those driving to campus a Visitor Parking Permit is required to park in any of the Gold, Red, or Blue lots. Exempt vehicles do not require a permit.

Contact Bruce Godfrey prior to the event for a FREE one-day Visitor Parking Permit.

GIS Day will take place in the Idaho Commons (highlighted on this map); Lots 19, 56, and 17 are within a few minutes walk.



Planning Committee Members

Bruce Godfrey - Chair (Library)
Judy Bielenberg (Library)
Jeremy Kenyon (Library)
Beth Hendrix (Library)
Patrick Olsen (Geography)
Linda Tedrow (College of Natural Resources)