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Exhibitors, 11 am-4:30 pm

Exhibitors from NASA and Esri will be in Cooper 412 to visit with guests and students about their organizations and the work they do. Students can come and learn about opportunities for jobs and internships!


Clemson Geopaths and the Clemson Mappers will talk about their organizations and how you can get involved in events which map for good!

Discover virtual reality with Oculus Rift
Map Gallery

UAV and LiDAR Workshop, 10am-12pm

Want to learn more about using drones or laser scanning for your research projects? Come to Cooper 406A and see what resources are available from CCGT for shared equipment, software, and data processing workflows. Create your very own aerial photo and point cloud of Clemson during hands-on demos of processing data and photos collected by CCGT using drones and laser scanners.


VR and AR Tours, 11am-4pm

Come to Cooper 412 and take a tour of our Augmented Reality Sandbox and see the world in Virtual Reality with Google Earth on our HTC Vive!  

Geo Games, 11am-4pm

Test your geographic knowledge and you can become a GeoSpy! We will have GeoSpy and other fun geographic computer games set up for everyone to play. Plus, there will be coloring books for children of all ages. 

GIS Day Contests, 11am-4pm

Have a blast taking part in our GIS Day Contests with the possibility to win some very cool prizes! Come to Cooper 412 and participate in the fun:

  • Where in the World. Correctly identify all the Clemson University buildings and you can win a drone or other prizes.

  • Clemson Campus 3D Coloring Contest. Show off your artistic side by painting a 3D-printed model of campus.

  • Mapping Our Tiger Spirit. Share your favorite spot around Clemson in our crowdsourced map.

  • Safety Survey at Clemson. Use our crowdsourced survey and tell where you feel less safe around campus.

  • Lightning Talks Audience Participation. Ask the most insightful or intriguing question of our Lightning Talks presenters.

  • Mapping for Good Mapathon. Use your mapping skills (or learn new skills) to help those in need during the Clemson Mappers mapathon and you even win a prize.

Laser Scanner Demo, 11am-3:30pm

Stop by the fourth floor lobby of Cooper Library where the CCGT laser scanner will be in action! Scan yourself and your friends during a live scanner demo.

Map Gallery, 11am-4pm

A map gallery will feature GIS projects from students and researchers. Come to Cooper 412 see research poster displays and interactive online maps from your colleagues, and don't forget to vote for your favorite poster! The winning map will be announced during the awards ceremony and will receive a very special prize!

The entries for the map gallery are:

Mapping for Good Lunch Mapathon, 12-1pm

Join the Clemson Mappers for a Mapathon event from 12-1 pm in Cooper 412. All are invited to contribute to humanitarian and relief mapping projects by agencies such as the Red Cross and USAID. Mapathons are an easy and enjoyable way to help out others in need. No prior mapping experience is required. Lunch will be served for mapathon participants. A prize will be given to the most productive mapper!

Lightning Talks, 1:15pm-4pm

Prepare to be inspired by our faculty and professionals using the latest GIS technologies and learn new ways to apply powerful GIS analysis to your own research. Come to Cooper 412 to check out brief presentations showcasing innovative research happening here at Clemson. The talks will begin with a panel presentation and discussion on GIS for Emergency and Disaster Management.

Prize Giveaway and Cake, 4pm-4:30pm

Our GIS Day contest winners will be announced and receive their prizes. Make sure you're present to win! Even if you don't win a prize, have a piece of GIS Day cake.


Check out our photo gallery here!

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