Discovering the World Through GIS

November 18, 2015
10AM - 5PM
Stanford University, Mitchell Earth Sciences Building [map]


GIS Day at Stanford is hosted by the Geospatial Center at Stanford University Libraries, with support from DigitalGlobe and BayGeo.

GIS Day is a globally recognized day of observance, dedicated to celebrating the value of geospatial technologies in the examination and stewardship of our world. Geospatial technologies touch every part of our lives. As part of it's mission to encourage and support the use of geospatial technologies in research and teaching, The Stanford Geospatial Center, in partnership with Digital Globe, is planning an exciting lineup of speakers and activities for GIS Day 2015.

Our current schedule includes:

Talks from some of the top innovators in Geospatial Technologies and services, including:

  • Shay Har-Noy, of TomNod and Digital Globe
  • Alex Barth, of MapBox
  • John Bailey, of Google StreetView
  • Stamen
  • Brandon O'Neill, of Esri


  • Digital Globe's GBDX API and Playground
  • Esri's ArcGIS Online
  • SimplyMap
  • MapBox
  • OpenStreetMap and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Task Manager

Lighting talks on:

  • Spatial Humanities at Stanford
  • Stanford's Spatial Data Infrastructure
  • The Japanese Military Maps Collection at Branner Earth Sciences Library
  • Mapping Mass Chinese Grave Relocations
  • and many more!


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