February 26 – Spatially Speaking : A Salon for GIS and Spatial Research

*Please Note: This event is happening on UPC*

The USC Libraries and the Spatial Sciences Institute invite you to SPATIALLY SPEAKING, a salon for Geographic Information Science (GIS) and spatial research. Are you a GIS user or interested in exploring the use of maps, GIS, or spatial analysis in your own work? Come hear USC students and others present their spatial research and projects from across disciplines in an open and engaging environment! This is a great opportunity to network with other students and researchers using GIS, see examples of student-made maps, and learn more about GIS and spatial research. Topics include:

• Surfer communities in Los Angeles
• Mapping historical trade routes
• StoryMapping a street in Cuba
• Mapping murals in Los Angeles using USC’s Digital Library
• Micro-climate modeling
• LA County watersheds
• ACLU membership mapping

Faculty panelists will offer feedback on presentations and answer questions about how GIS is used in their fields:
Darren Ruddell – Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate of Studies for the Spatial Sciences Institute at USC.
Annette Kim – Associate Professor at the Sol Price School of Public Policy and Director of SLAB, the newly formed spatial analysis laboratory at Price.
François Bar – Associate Professor of Communication in the Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism and Research Council member for the Annenberg Innovation Lab.

DATE: Thursday, February 26th 2015
TIME: 11am – noon
PLACE: Doheny Memorial Library – DML 241

More information about the event:
or feel free to contact Andy Rutkowski at arutkows@usc.edu

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