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Call for VAMLIS Conference Poster Abstracts!


Share your geospatial online applications, maps and other products with the broader community at the 2017 Virginia GIS Conference in Blacksburg. This year's poster presentation showcase will provide you with the opportunity to share and exhibit your creative talents, and potentially earn some cash in the process!  

Note that this call for abstracts is for the VA GIS Conference Poster Session.    

Poster presenters should plan to bring their own mounting material  (foam core or other, tape, thumb tacks &/or binder clips) and easels for display.  Note that we have 3 categories for posters this year: Undergraduate student,  Graduate student, and Professional.  The undergraduate and graduate prizes are being provided by the Virginia Space Grant Consortium and ViriginiaView and are as follows:  

  • First Place:  $250
  • Second Place:  $150
  • Third Place: $100

There will also be prizes for the Professional category as well (TBD). 

Please complete the online application form below. You should submit a separate abstract for each poster that you plan to present.  Posters should be no larger than 36" x 48". Abstracts for posters and online mappers / applications will be accepted through March 24, 2017.

Please submit your poster abstracts online here: Call for Abstracts

We look forward to seeing you there!

Maps Librarian
Bruce Obenhaus
2005 Newman Library

GIS specialist
Ed Brooks
2030 Newman Library