The Stephen F. Austin State University Student Association of Spatial Scientists will celebrate GIS Day on Wednesday, November 18, by hosting a series of speakers to raise awareness of and celebrate the contributions of spatial science to modern life.
Beginning at 9 a.m., Travis Jowell, SFA alumni and current Team GIS lead at Landmark Solutions, will present “Promoting GIS Technology in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Workflow.”
At 5 p.m., Logan Hope, SASS president, will speak about the organization and give away door prizes.
Dr. Noel M. Estwick, information specialist for Prairie View A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Human Sciences, will address how to best engage youth in spatial technologies. Estwick, who will speak at 5:30 p.m., has over 10 years of experience in utilizing GIS to support national and international projects and also conducts GIS training workshops for students and educators.