GIS day


   University of Idaho
   Idaho Commons
   Moscow, Idaho
   November 15, 2018

GIS Day at the University of Idaho is a free event that brings together scholars, students, professionals, businesses, and the public to discuss geospatial technologies and demonstrate their many uses.


Admission is free and open to everyone.  Coming from off-campus?  Email Bruce Godfrey ( for a free 1-day visitor parking permit.


Contact Bruce Godfrey (, ph. 208-292-1407) with any questions.

Schedule of Events | Sponsors | Parking | Planning Committee | Fact Sheet


Schedule of Events


Schedule of Events
Time Title/Presenter Description


Sign In - Refreshments - Socialize


Web GIS - Education and Training
Dr. Michael DeMers, Professor of Geography, New Mexico State University

Moderator: TBA

Location: TBA

Information forthcoming.

TBA Lightning Talks
Various Presenters

Moderator: Evan Williamson

Location: TBA  

Educational and entertaining - presenters will be doing 5- or 10-minute presentations highlighting their GIS-related work.  


Various Presenters

Location: TBA


Presenters will be demonstrating various geospatial technologies for attendees. This is an informal come-and-go session where attendees can walk around, grab some light refreshments, talk with presenters and learn about interesting technologies and projects.


Presenters will be displaying printed poster. This is an informal come-and-go session where attendees can walk around, grab some light refreshments, talk with presenters and learn about their projects.






Esri - WebGIS
Heather Glock, Esri
Shane Clarke
, Esri

Location: TBA

What it is and how to take advantage of this major paradigm shift.


TBA Event Concludes




 Idaho Commons
 University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
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The following entities have generously provided financial contributions to help make this a successful event.






 Idaho Commons
 University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
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Become a Sponsor

If you or your organization would like to become a sponsor of GIS Day at the University of Idaho please make a donation using one of the options:

  1. Online with a credit card
    Go to:
    Click the “Make a Gift Online” button
    Under “1. Select a Fund or Priority”
    Start typing in “GIS Day Fund” (the fund title will auto complete) and click on “GIS Day Fund”
    Click “Next” and follow the online payment instructions

  2. By phone
    Call the University of Idaho Gift Administration Office at (208) 885-6796 and give with a credit card. Indicate you are giving to the “GIS Day Fund.”

  3. By mail
    Checks may be mailed to:
    University of Idaho Foundation 875 Perimeter Drive MS 3147 Moscow, ID 83843-3147
    Please have the checks made out to the “University of Idaho Foundation, Inc.” Put “GIS Day Fund” on the check memo line or on a note accompanying the check.

Contact Bruce Godfrey (, ph. 208-292-1407) if you have any sponsorship questions.


Sponsorship Levels & Entitlements

We welcome any financial contribution but respectfully suggest to following amounts:

Friend: $50
Professional: $100
Corporate: $250 - logo on web page & flyers; banner space; recognition during the event

These contributions may be tax deductible.



The UofI Campus Parking Map shows all parking lots and their associated permit requirements.

For those driving to campus a Visitor Parking Permit is required to park in any of the Gold, Red, or Blue lots. Exempt vehicles do not require a permit.

Contact Bruce Godfrey prior to the event for a one-day Visitor Parking Permit.

GIS Day will take place in the Idaho Commons (highlighted on this map). Lots 19, 56, and 17 are within a few minutes' walk.



Planning Committee Members

Bruce Godfrey - Chair (Library)
Jeremy Kenyon (Library)
Beth Hendrix (Library)
Jessica Martinez (Library)
Perri Moreno - (Library)
Patrick Olsen (College of Science - Geography Department)
Evan Williamson (Library)