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Posted on: November 12, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Hear from Experts at GIS Day Wednesday at Main Library

International GIS Day will be held on Wednesday, November 14,  at the Main Library at Goodwood Boulevard. Join us for a community-based speaker event promoting Geographic Information Systems. The free event starts at 4 p.m. and will wrap up around 6 p.m.

GIS Day is an annual educational event enabling GIS professionals to open their doors to schools, businesses and the general public to showcase real-world applications of Geographic Information Systems technology. Representatives from various groups and organizations will be at the library discussing GIS-related topics.


The 2018 GIS Day Baton Rouge program features speakers from:

  • Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO)
  • United States Forest Service (USFS) Strike Team
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF)
  • Global Geospatial Solutions (GGS)
  • City-Parish Department of Information Services
  • Environmental Sciences Research Institute (ESRI)
  • Geographic Information Services, Inc. (GISinc)

International GIS Day events in Baton Rouge are organized and provided to residents at no charge by the City of Baton Rouge – Parish of East Baton Rouge, the East Baton Rouge Parish Library, the Louisiana Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (LARSGIS) Institute, and Baton Rouge Green.

For more information on Baton Rouge’s celebration of 2018 International GIS Day, email or call the LARSGIS Institute at (225) 939-1091.

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