Come to workshops, presentations, and fun activities including drone flying, map coloring, chocolate-making, Geopary, and more! 10 a.m.-5 p.m, Spatial Analysis Lab, Sabin-Reed 104.
10-10:50 a.m. Welcome & Introduction to GeoWeek Show your love for Geography Awareness Week over coffee and donuts, with story maps and printmaking
1-2 p.m. Short Presentations Hear from Cindy Li ‘18 (Engineering), Rachel Moskowitz ‘18 (ES&P), and Tracy Whelen (GIS Specialist at UMass Amherst, Microwave Remote Sensing Lab) on the various facets of GIS
2-3 p.m. Drone Flying Demo (Weather Permitting) / DIY Spatial Chocolates / Color Old Maps Be a visual observer to a flight mission, make your own chocolates with SAL’s special molds, or color in antique maps
3-4 p.m. OSM Humanitarian Mapping Workshop Contribute to disaster response by identifying infrastructure in satellite imagery for effective relief efforts
4-5 p.m. Geopardy Unleash the Ken Jennings in all of us to conclude the day; snack on treats and your competitors’ tears
Spatial Analysis Lab