Deadlines for upcoming GIS paper, poster & scholarship competitions


Below is a list of upcoming deadlines for student GIS paper, poster & scholarship competitions. All of these deadlines are listed on the newly re-designed Bucknell GIS Calendar. The calendar also includes dates for upcoming GIS  conferences, meetings, presentations, workshops and course/lab sessions. If you have an event you'd like to list on the GIS calendar, please … [Read more...]

Upcoming map competitions


Students - now that you are finished with your final GIS projects (you are finished, right?) why not submit them to one of these upcoming competitions. Bucknell students have won awards in other map competitions - let's do it again: 1. 2011 National Council for Geographic Information (NCGE) Conference & Map Gallery: The 2011 NCGE Map Gallery Committee invites you to … [Read more...]

2011 Student Paper Competition – URISA


June 6th is the deadline for submitting papers to the 2011 URISA Student Paper Competition.  The competition is open to all grad students and any undergraduates with 12 or more credit hours. Read below for some general information and guidelines. Click here for details: The objective of the Competition is to challenge students to demonstrate the development and effective use … [Read more...]

Conservation map competition


Sponsored by Esri and the Society for Conservation GIS ESRI and the Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) are sponsoring a map competition. Deadline is midnight, March 15th, 2011. Entries must use ArcGIS software and have a focus on an existing conservation project or program. See list of prizes below. Click here for more info. $5,000 - Grand Prize (Best Exemplifies … [Read more...]

iExplorePAtrails Mobile Competition


Harrisburg University and the PADCNR recently announced the iExplorePAtrails Mobile Competition. The contest encourages developers from PA universities and beyond to develop mobile applications that combine data on PA trails with other data and user content. The goal is to create 'mash-ups' that encourage use of Pennsylvania's 1,000s of miles of trails and enhance the fun that … [Read more...]