Apr
21
Fri
2017
Earth Day Mapathon @ Exploratory Hall, GMU
Apr 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
May
6
Sat
2017
GGS Faculty & Staff Vs Students Soccer game @ Intramural Field 5
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
May
11
Thu
2017
GTU Induction @ Exploratory Hall
May 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
May
17
Wed
2017
GGS Awards Brunch @ GGS Lounge
May 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jun
4
Sun
2017
GeoInt Symosium @ San Antonio, Texas
Jun 4 – Jun 7 all-day

Members of the department and college administration and faculty will attend 2017 GeoInt Symposium in San Antonio, Texas.

Join us at the largest gathering in the nation of geospatial intelligence. We will be at booth 920.

Sep
7
Thu
2017
GGS Welcome Back Party
Sep 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Nov
14
Tue
2017
USGIF Fall 2017 Career Panel @ Exploratory Hall, 2nd Floor Lounge
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is hosting a career panel!

Local GIS managers, career advisors, GIScientists from the federal and private sector with hiring experience will inform you about their careers, organizations, and what they look for in job or internship applicants. So, come and get great advice about how to launch or reinvigorate your geospatial career.

Panelists:
Heather FitzGerald, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
Ian Harvy, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
Rob Miller, Hawkeye 360
Justin Franz, United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF)


This career panel is sponsored by USGIF’s Young Professional Group with professionals from local and national agencies working in our fields.

Nov
15
Wed
2017
GIS Day @ Center for the Arts
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join the Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science at our annual GIS Day event.

This is an opportunity for students to show off work to peers, colleagues, professors, and the many others that attend our GIS Day Event. In an effort to reward and stimulate the presentation of research, we hold an annual poster contest with $$MONEY$$ prizes for the winners. The GGS department will even print your poster for you!

This year’s competition is open to 3 categories of posters:

  • Undergraduate Individual Poster
  • Undergraduate Group Poster
  • Graduate Individual Poster

Posters must include a geographic theme, but we welcome students from all disciplines engaged in spatial research. Contact Dr. Leslie (tleslie@gmu.edu) by October 27th to compete. All welcome at the showcase.

Nov
16
Thu
2017
Fairfax County Hackathon on Transportation and Mobility @ Refraction (8th Floor)
Nov 16 – Nov 17 all-day

Fairfax County and VDOT have put together a two-day hackathon on transportation and mobility. Teams are invited to use publically available datasets to solve pressing transportation issues.

View details

Nov
17
Fri
2017
Fall 2017 Mapathon @ Exploratory Hall rm 2310
Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Mason Mappers is hosting our bi-annual Mapathon. Join in on the humanitarian event to map much-needed areas of the world. As always, there will be pizza!

 

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