This technology is called GIS – or Geographic Information Systems. Mecklenburg County GIS, City of Charlotte GIS, CPCC, UNC-Charlotte, ESRI, Sanborn and Bradshaw Consulting invite employees and fans of geography to learn more about GIS technology at the annual GIS Day event.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Spirit Square, 345 North College Street, Uptown Charlotte
Free to the Public
EYEWITNESS News Meteorologist John Ahrens will address GIS Day attendees at 10 a.m. in the McGlohon Theater.
GIS Day highlights ways that GIS technology is used every day by government and local agencies to improve customer service, primarily through e-business applications and tools. More than 20 City/County/non-profit/private exhibitors will be on hand to demonstrate how GIS is used.
GIS Day Applications Workshop for Business Professionals
GIS is hosting a training session on POLARIS for business professionals 9 a.m. - noon. You can sign-up for a spot at http://www2.mysignup.com/cgi-bin/view.cgi?datafile=charmeckgis.
For more information on GIS Day workshops and activities, check the Web site http://gisday.charmeck.org.
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Media Contact: Paul Martin at 704-336-4442 or PaulH.Martin@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov