UW Madison GIS Day Expo — Nov. 7

GIS Day is an international day of education about Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Geography. At the UW-Madison GIS Day Expo, Wednesday, November 7 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., at the Memorial Union, over 40 agencies, departments and businesses will showcase a how GIS is being used in a wide-array of fields and applications, including:

  • Agriculture
  • Archeology
  • Conservation
  • Education
  • Public Health & Safety
  • Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Economic Development
  • Emergency Management
  • Transportation
  • Urban Planning
  • and more!

Attractions include exhibits, hand-on demos, speakers, map gallery, kid’s activities and door prizes!

This event is free and open to the public! For more information, including a list of participating organizations and a schedule of talks, visit

Sponsored by the Department of Geography

Co-sponsored by the

  • City of Fitchburg
  • National Consortium for Rural Geospatial Innovations
  • United States Geological Survey (USGS)
  • UW Environmental Remote Sensing Center
  • UW Land Information and Computer Graphics Facility
  • UW Spatial Information & Analysis Consortium
  • UW Sea Grant Institute
  • WI State Cartographer’s Office