Current Illinois undergraduate and graduate students may also compete in GPS Rally 2010, a Global Positioning System-powered tour of just a few of the locations on campus where the geographic information sciences are used or studied.
Students who register and complete the rally successfully, prior to Wednesday, November 17 at 5pm, two days before the GIS fair, will be entered into a drawing for the GPS Rally Grand Prize or other prizes.
Runner up prizes four in total
See the GPS Rally website for important details about drawing eligibility for student-employees.Click here for instructions and the first clue, but do so soon – GIS Fair 2010 is almost here, and some rally waypoints are in campus buildings which have restricted hours.
For more information, please contact the chair of GIS Fair 2010, Maryalice Wu.
Illinois Informatics Institute Director John Unsworth
HyperCities: Using Social Media and GIS to Map Time Layers in Los Angeles, Berlin, Tehran, and Rome
Dr. Todd Presner, Professor of Germanic Languages, Comparative Literature, and Jewish Studies at the University of California Los Angeles
11:30-12:30pm Morning Session
Lightning Round Talks; Event Hall
Pizza and soft drinks
1:10-2:45pm Afternoon Session
Lightning Round Talks; Event Hall; GIS Clinic
Prize drawing and awards for the GPS Rally
Archer Daniels Midland, Cazoodle, Champaign County Regional Planning Commission, Champaign Police Department, Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit, Champaign-Urbana Public Health District, City of Champaign, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, ESRI, Illinois GIS Association (ILGISA), LEAMgroup, Inc., National Geodetic Survey, Ploughman Analytics, State Farm, United States Geological Survey, and Members of the geographical information sciences community of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.