GISP Mapping Contest Winners and other GIS Contest News
GISCI held its 2nd Annual Poster Contest over the past many months. The challenge: map the GISPs! Here are the winners.
- 1st Place – Brian Greer (http://www.gisci.org/Contest2012/Finalists/pdfstorage/14-GISP_Poster.pdf)
- 2nd Place – Kyle Schaper (http://www.gisci.org/Contest2012/Finalists/pdfstorage/19-GISP_Poster.pdf)
- 3rd Place – Sallie Vaughn, GISP (http://www.gisci.org/Contest2012/Finalists/pdfstorage/25-GISP_Poster.pdf)
- People’s Choice – Cristina Lara (http://www.gisci.org/Contest2012/Finalists/pdfstorage/07-GISP_Poster.pdf)
- Map submittal earns / qualifies for 1 point under the Contribution to the Profession category.
In fact, none of the competitors in the final round were geography majors.
The AAG Stanley Brunn Award for Creativity in Geography has been established to annually honor an individual geographer or team that has demonstrated originality, creativity and significant intellectual breakthroughs in geography. The deadline to submit nominations is Jan. 22, 2013. The AAG Executive Committee will select the awardee, and the award will be presented at the Awards Luncheon during the AAG Annual Meeting in Los Angeles.