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June 2017

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CGA Conference 2017 Videos

This year's conference - "The Drone Revolution in Spatial Analysis" was held on April 27-28, 2017. Conference videos are available here.

 

CGA's Monthly GIS Presentations - come join the discussion

  • ABCD-GIS Presentation Series
    "Chinese Manufacturing Clusters Panorama", presented by Jie Guo, Ph.D. candidate in School of Government at Peking University. Thursday, June 15th, 2017. 12:00-1:00pm. Room S354, CGIS South building, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA.
  • Geography Colloquium
    Next presentation coming Fall of 2017.
 

HARVARD GIS COMMUNITY NEWS

Harvard Seeks Submissions for Map of the Month Contest

The Innovations in Government programme at the Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation has announced that it is seeking applications for the Map of the Month contest, a new initiative dedicated to recognising and highlighting the impactful work being done in the area of data visualisation and mapping. All units of government within the United States (federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial) and non-profits may submit maps for consideration. Read more

 

CONFERENCES, CALLS & EVENTS

Research Assistant Position for Mapping Electricity in Africa Project

The Economics Department at Tufts University (Medford, MA) is seeking a short run RA to assist with the development of maps to visualize spatial data on electricity in Africa. Read more

GIS and Data Visualization Specialist - MIT

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning at the School of Architecture and Planning, MIT is seeking a full-time staff person to assist with various GIS, data visualization and graphics training needs of the department. Read more

2017 Summer Institute on GIS and Public Health

This institute aims to help participants understand, develop and incorporate a broad range of GIS techniques in public health research, practice, and public policy. More information can be found here.

Call for Volunteers at FOSS4G in Boston

Volunteers will be asked to attend a two-hour training session and work a minimum of 12 hours throughout the conference. In exchange for their time, volunteers will have their registration fee reduced to $50 dollars (food coverage). Applications will be accepted until June 20th. To apply please click here.

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