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URISA Texas & SWIGGIS Virtual Map Tour Social - #TxGISDay2020

  • Monday, November 16, 2020
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • ZOOM


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Come join us for a Virtual Map Tour Social during #TxGISDay2020!

Join us for a night of virtual networking and a tour of online maps to keep the FUN going!

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Bring your favorite drink and show up via Zoom in the comfort of your own home!

Monday, November 16, 2020

Beginning at 5:00 PM CST



5 PM - Welcome & Community Announcements

5:30 PM - Network with community and professional organizations using breakout rooms. Visit with an organization at random.

6 PM Virtual Map Tour Social

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About the Moderators:

Robbie Sittel is the Government Information Librarian at the University of North Texas. She oversees the Eagle Commons Library, a campus branch library that houses a number of specialized services and collections including UNT’s Government Information Connection, the Funding Information Network, physical map collections, and GIS services.

Katherine Strickland is the University of Texas at Austin, UT Libraries' Maps Coordinator. In this position, I am responsible for all aspects of collection development, liaison, public, and digital scholarship services related to maps. I have worked for the UT Libraries for over 20 years, and I began working in the PCL Map Collection in 2009. I did not have a geography or GIS background before working with the Map Collection. I first managed the PCL Map Room, cataloged cartographic materials, and learned GIS to help UT patrons before the UT Libraries hired GIS experts. I have created numerous maps published in books and articles, as well as a basemap for an exhibition in the Bob Bullock Story of Texas Museum!

Organizations Represented:

South Central Arc User Group (SCAUG)

Texas Society of Professional Surveyors (TSPS)

Supporting Women in GIS (SWIGGIS - Austin)

Women in GIS (WiGIS)

Women And Drones

URISA Vanguard Cabinet


ASPRS Student Advisory Council

Zoom meeting ID: 979 4236 1655
Zoom password: 613559

This webinar is open to the public and is welcoming and respectful of all people.

ZOOM Link in Confirmation and Reminder Emails

Meet fellow GIS geeks, make job contacts, and get involved!

Membership is not required to attend!

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