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Middle Tennessee Geospatial Summit: CANCELLED

VIIGR and the Jean and Alexander Heard Library’s Digital Scholarship and Communications (DiSC) are proud to co-sponsor the Middle TN Geospatial Summit, celebrating geospatial research in middle Tennessee and beyond.

The two-day summit will feature lightening talks from local graduate students, a panel and presentations from GIS industry professionals, as well as an Intro to LiDAR Training with Paul Dudley from TN STS-GIS. We are proud to have Dr. David A. Padgett giving the keynote address to wrap up our first day.

We welcome students of all levels, faculty, and members of the public to attend! Interested attendees should sign up here.

Graduate students who are interested in presenting should sign up through Eventbrite, as well as submit an abstract for their presentation here.

Attendees that are interested in the LiDAR training should reserve their spot here.

Conference Schedule

Thursday, March 26, Divinity School Room 124

8:30- 9:00 Check-in & Breakfast

9:00-9:15 Opening Remarks

9:15-10:45 Graduate Research Talks (Session 1)

10:45-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:30 Graduate Research Talks (Session 2)

12:30-1:30 Catered Lunch

1:30-4:00 Panel and Q&A with Geospatial Professionals

4:00-5:15 Keynote Lecture: David E Padgett

5:15-6:15 Reception

Friday, March 27, Divinity Room G33

9:00-12:00 LiDAR Demonstration and Clinic, Paul Dudley, TN STS-GIS Services

12:00-1:30 Catered Lunch 

1:30-3:30 Graduate Research Talks (Session 3)

3:30-3:45 Closing Remarks

2020 TNGIC Annual Meeting CANCELLED

Tennessee Geographic Information Council (TNGIC) will hold their 2020 annual meeting in Kingsport, TN this year. Connect with the VIIGR team at the conference! More information about registration and events: