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2019 GIS and Remote Sensing Research Symposium

April 26, 2019 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Virginia Tech,
Newman Library Multipurpose Room (first floor)

Virginia Tech, Newman Library Multipurpose Room (first floor behind the coffee shop) Remote participation is also available through Zoom Meeting.

8:00 – 11:00  Students should bring their posters to the multipurpose room for display setup.
(Easels and poster board provided)
10:30 – 11:00 Registration
11:00 – 11:15 Welcome and Opening Address
Julie Griffin, Associate Dean for Research and Informatics, University Libraries
11:15 – 11:45 Digital Transformation: Possibilities for a Geo-Enabled Campus
Geri Miller, Esri Education Solution Engineer
11:45 – 12:15 Physics-guided Data Science: Challenges and Opportunities in Combining Machine Learning with Physical Knowledge in Geosciences
Anuj Karpatne, Assistant Professor, VT Department of Computer Science.
12:15 – 1:30 Poster Session & Pizza Social 
1:30 – 2:00 47 Years of Satellite Remote Sensing and What is Next?
David Cunningham, Vice President, Earth Intelligence Programs, Radiant Solutions
2:00 – 2:30 Deriving Land and Water Elevations in the Yucatán Peninsula using RTK GPS and UAV-based Photogrammetry
Tom Pingel, Associate Professor, VT Department of Geography
2:30 – 2:45 Evolving Best Practices for ArcGIS Online at Virginia Tech 
Seth Peery, Senior GIS Architect & Director of Geospatial Information, VT Enterprise GIS
2:45 – 3:00  Wrap-up and Poster Awards

GIS and Remote Sensing Research Symposium Please address questions regarding the OGIS Symposium to John McGee (jmcg@vt.edu)


Maps Librarian
Bruce Obenhaus
540-231-6181
2005 Newman Library

GIS specialist
Ed Brooks
540-231-9225
2030 Newman Library

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