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November 20th, 2013 is GIS day!
11-20-2013 8-30-43 AM

What is GIS day? 

GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society.

The first formal GIS Day took place in 1999. Esri president and co-founder Jack Dangermond credits Ralph Nader with being the person who inspired the creation of GIS Day. He considered GIS Day a good initiative for people to learn about geography and the uses of GIS. He wanted GIS Day to be a grassroots effort and open to everyone to participate.

GIS Day is One Fun Day to

    • Celebrate GIS with everyone
    • Discover and explore the benefits of GIS
    • Showcase the uses of GIS
    • Build and nurture your GIS community


Find a GIS Day event near you.