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2018 MnGIS/LIS Conference;Bridging Boundaries

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The Sessions Committee will select presentations to represent levels of expertise and a broad topic base. Selection will be based on the value of the proposed topic to the audience and the quality and clarity of the abstract.

Are you new to speaking, or have an interesting short topic? Try the Lightning round — a quick, 12-minute presentation! The perfect intro to conference speaking, present work in progress, or give a brief overview, leaving the audience with a key point to remember.

With the 2018 theme of "Bridging Boundaries," the Consortium is particularly interested in presentations highlighting the topics below (however, any topic is welcomed):


Suggested Topics:

  • Web, Mobile, and Story Maps
  • Open Data and Open Source
  • Remote Sensing and Drones
  • GIS Program and Data Management
  • Programming and Development
  • Environment (Natural Resources, etc.)
  • Transportation, Utilities, and Infrastructure
  • Accessibility and Usability
  • Education
  • GIS Leadership and Management

 

Presentation Types:

  • Lightning Round (12 minutes)
  • Individual Presentation (25 minutes)
  • General Topic Presentation
  • Technical Presentation
  • Research Discussion (60-90 minutes)
  • Panel Discussion (60-90 minutes)
  • Product Demonstrations (25 minutes)
  • Poster Display
  • Display area: 4 ft (height) x 8 ft (width)
  • Project-specific and cartographic exhibits welcome
  • Web Map Display
  • Video submission format (.wmv), once an abstract has been accepted

Abstract submission:

  • Abstracts cannot exceed 300 words
  • Incomplete abstracts will not be accepted
  • Abstract submission is online only

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Note: Only for Panel Discussions. Please include the same information asked for the first and second authors.
Presenter bios must be limited to 50 words for each presenter. A bio is simply stating your name and other introductory information. A moderator will use this to introduce you prior to your presentation, giving the audience a little background information on why you are presenting the topic.
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Abstracts must be limited to 300 words. Remember, a clear concise abstract is your best ticket to a logical track placement and a well-attended session. To control word count and spelling errors it is recommended that you cut and paste from a Word document or attach your abstract in .doc format. In order to aid us in tracking these documents. Please add your last name into the name of your file.
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