JOIN IN THE CELEBRATION OF GISDAY 2013!
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013
GIS Day is a worldwide annual salute to geospatial technology and
its power to transform and improve people's lives.
GIS uses the power of technology to locate, map, organize and manage
people, places and data.
to learn about all of the agencies and applications that use GIS! Think about how each might impact you!
Learn more about GIS and how it is used in local government by joining us for our
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Development Services Building Room 107
5 County Complex Court
Woodbridge, VA 22192
Event activities include:
Historic Map Tools
Aerial Photography Transition
Giveaways and More!
See how other jurisdictions in the NoVA region are celebrating GISDAY:
FAIRFAX COUNTY GIS
LOUDOUN COUNTY GIS
HOW WE CELEBRATED IN 2012!
The week long celebration began on November 13th with a festive decorations, a map gallery and display of historic mapping tools. The GIS staff captivated the attention of many visitors and staff with their map "Where In The World Have You Been", asking everyone to participate by placing a dot on the map to the countries they have visited. The results was a brightly covered map that shows quite the diversity of travelers in PWC!. That evening, GIS staff participated in an educational open house event at Quantico Marine Corps Base. School aged children from all over the area had the opportunity to explore and learn about GIS technology.
On November 14, 2012, Prince William County GIS hosted their own open house to bring awareness to the importance of geography and the technology of GIS. This four hour event offered County staff and citizens the opportunity to learn how GIS is used in various County agencies use GIS in their daily business, see interactive demos of GIS applications and even enjoy a piece of cake and great giveaways.