2021 AGIC Education and Training Symposium

Registration is open! The 2021 Education and Training Symposium is scheduled for October 25 through 29 and will be virtual this year. 

Visit the Symposium Website and register today!

The call for papers has closed but submissions for the Maps & Apps Competition are still being accepted.  Enter your map or app today!

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The Geography Behind Being a GIS Professional

As GIS tools have become more sophisticated, as well as easier to use over the last few decades, GIS has become less of a geographer’s tool and more as a general tool that has enabled many to engage with its benefits. While there is nothing wrong with this, we should also not forget that the discipline of geography can offer major advantages to GIS specialists, particularly in understanding why data might be appropriate in addressing given problems.

In a recent GIS podcast, Sarah Taigel discusses how being a professional geographer can provide key advantages to using GIS analysis.

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