Thursday, March 29, 2007

Mid-Hudson GIS Users Group Meeting

All mid-Hudson GIS users (preferably in academia), are invited to our second regional meeting on Monday, April 9th at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. The meeting will begin in the GIS classroom at the Henderson Technology Laboratories building at 9 a.m.


9 a.m. Introductions and Welcome

9:15-10:15 a.m. “GIS at Bard College: Now, and Possibilities for the Future”
-- Mark Becker, GIS Professor, Bard Center for Environmental Policy (BCEP) and Director of Geospatial Technologies, Center for International Earth Science Information Network, Earth Institute, Columbia University

10:15-12 p.m. Open Discussion
--To read the minutes from the first regional meeting, please visit

12-1 p.m. Lunch at Ward Manor House Café*

1-2 p.m. “Bard Unearthed” Campus Tour – Egyptian temples? Mayan ruins? Discover the rich and hidden (and sometimes bizarre) history of the Bard Lands and how GIS helps reveal it.
-- Christopher Lindner, Archaeologist-in-Residence, Bard College

*Lunch will be provided for all participants. No registration fee is required, but pre-registration is recommended so we can have a head count for lunch. Contact Sharon Kopyc, Coordinator of Curriculum Support and Instructional Technology, Bard College, , (845) 758-7496.

For any additional questions, please contact Susan Winchell-Sweeney, BCEP teaching assistant and applied GIS consultant, Bard College, or

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