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Many schools and education groups in our community are adopting GIS Technology into their curriculum. GIS is helping our students to become better thinkers and more creative in solving both community and environmental problems. It is a technology tool that they can learn from and grow their knowledge academically for future professions.
The Morning Session of the GIS Day Expo will highlight local education groups and their GIS Projects that they have worked on.
City of Charlotte Open Data ProjectLearn about the City of Charlotte's new Open Data initiative Andrew Bowen, Community Research Specialist, City of Charlotte Neighborhood & Business Services
Mecklenburg County ArcGIS Online Apps: The Development of the Commissioner Districts Maps, the Capital Improvement Projects GIS, and the County Fire Districts GIS. Todd Wilson, GIS Manager, Mecklenburg County GISCity of Charlotte ArcGIS Online Apps:The Development of the Street Closure Application, Katie Mayr, GIS Analyst, Charlotte Department of Transportation
More Presentations to Come…
National Geographic's Giant Traveling Maps tour the country's schools, bringing hands and feet-on geography education to tens of thousands of students each year. Designed to combat geographic illiteracy by igniting students' interest in geography, the maps and accompanying activities incorporate physical movement and games to teach students place name geography, physical geography, and cultural geography as well as map reading skills. National Geographic is loaning its map of South America to Mecklenburg County GIS. The map will tour Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, after-school programs and will be on display during GIS Day. For more information, please contact 704-336-4442
Come to the Middleton Gallery at Spirit Square and learn how the County’s Geographic Internet applications Polaris 3G, Geoportal, and Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s Quality of Life Dashboard can help you do a better job in finding answers to your business questions!
Sign up for a Free 3 Hour Morning GIS Internet Applications Technology Workshop for Commercial and Residential Business Professional including Neighborhood Organization Leaders
Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. Geocaching is enjoyed by people from all age groups, with a strong sense of community and support for the environment. A group will venture out on the streets of Charlotte to look for some map caches.
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Mecklenburg County GIS Services
CPCC - GeoTech Center
City of Charlotte Enterprise GIS
Catawba Lands Conservancy
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
Charlotte Engineering & Property Management
Charlotte Storm WaterCharlotte Area Transit System
Charlotte Storm Water
Charlotte Fire Department
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities Charlotte Department of Transportation