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2019 By The Numbers

Technical Sessions
Lightning Talks

Highlights from the AGIC 2019 Education & Training Symposium

Thank you to all our attendees, presenters, workshop instructors, and sponsors! Another great conference is behind us and it could not have been a success without all of you!
View the conference proceedings here.

Check out the highlights below. 

  • The 2019 Education & Training Symposium was held October 1-4, 2019 at the Prescott Resort and Conference Center.
  • The Plenary Keynote Speaker was William F. Johnson, Carpe Geo Evangelist, Applied Geographics, inc
    • Carpe Geo and Parvum Momentum
      The keynote presentation explored the dimensions of why GIS is a great career through the lens of Bill's career experiences. Come along for the journey and learn a couple of Latin phrases along the way. You will be challenged to think about whether and how any of what Bill learned might apply to you.

  • Tuesday's Lunch Keynote speaker was Kimberley Denney, Executive Vice President, Atlantic
  • Wednesday's Lunch Keynote Speaker was Lisa Atkins, Arizona State Land Commissioner and State Cartographer
  • Thursday's Lunch Keynote speaker was Tom Patterson, retired Senior Cartographer at the U.S. National Park Service
  • AGIC Chairperson's Volunteer of the Year Award Winner: Steve Whitney
  • Geospatial Volunteer of the Year Award Winner: Patricia Solis
  • Maps & Apps Challenge Winners:
    • Maps (Posters)
      • Best Overall Cartography: Anna Riling: Geologic Trail Maps of the Grand Canyon 
      • Best Analytical Presentation: Cody Wooden: eBird and Hunting - an Evaluation of Gould's Turkey Habitat in Arizona
      • Best Student Poster: Jacob Logan: Tornadogenesis and ENSO: Hot versus Cold Years 1997-2017
    • Apps
      • Best Story Map: Carl Churchill, Trent Heyduk: The Tuareg Rebellion
      • best Overall App: Laura Sharp: Tucson Delivers - Safer City

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This year's t-shirt design, a nod to the 100th Anniversary of the Grand Canyon and the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing, was created by Peter Valenzuela of Valley Metro.

2019 T-shirt