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WorldMap Availaibility

There will be a service interruption for WorldMap from Monday May 21st to Wed May 23rd, due to the annual maintenance shutdown time for Mass Open Cloud (the host of WorldMap).   More Info

Follow-up on the CGA Annual Conference 2018

Read about the CGA annual conference, Illuminating Space and Time in Data Science on our technical blog here.   Audio files will be posted soon.


ArcGIS Desktop ArcMap 10.6 and ArcGIS Pro 2.1 Available

ArcGIS Desktop ArcMap 10.6 and ArcGIS Pro 2.1 are now available for any Harvard affiliates. Read more about what's new in ArcMap 10.6 and ArcGIS Pro 2.1. To download the software, please click here.

CGA Conference in April 2018: Illuminating Space and Time in Data Science

Join us for the Annual CGA Conference, now scheduled for April 26th - April 27th, 2018, which will bring together mainstream data scientists and geographic information scientists to review the status of both fields, examine commonalities between the two, and explore new trends in the analysis of space and time in Data Science.    The upcoming conference is being sponsored by ESRI and the Harvard Data Science Initiative.   READ MORE and REGISTER TO ATTEND

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This Week at CGA

Upcoming Conference and GIS Institute

Each year, the CGA offers a two-day workshop about a GIS topic useful to the Harvard community. These workshops involve a keynote speaker and numerous panel discussions. Video of all presentations is available. In addition, posters and videos and other visualizations are submitted by attendees and Harvard students are eligible for the Fisher Prize in GIS competition.

2013 CGA conference: Creating the Policy and Legal Framework for a Location–Enabled Society. May 2-3, 2013

2012 CGA conference: Re-Mapping Africa in GIS: From Humanities to Health. March 29-30, 2012.

2011 CGA conference: Geospatial Collaboration: New Common Ground .

2010 CGA conference: New Technologies and Interdisciplinary Research on Religion.

2009 CGA conference: Spatial-Temporal Modeling -- Its implications across disciplines.

2008 CGA conference: Georeferencing Workshop: Challenges of and solutions for assigning geographic location to digital information - a cross-disciplinary problem. .

2007 CGA conference: Remote Sensing Technology and Applications Workshop.

2006, CGA conference: Harvard Returned to Geography. This was our inaugural workshop demonstrating the value and presence of GIS in research and industry.

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