The National Geospatial Technology Center, Jefferson Community and Technical College, and the Kentucky Information Technology Center KITCenter in Partnership with Kentucky Geographic Alliance and University of Kentucky Tracy Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment and advice from the Kentucky Division of Geographic Information, is proud to announce a regional one day conference to be held Wednesday, June 23, 2010 with pre-conference workshops scheduled for Monday, June 21 and Tuesday, June 22 on the Southwest campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College in Louisville, Kentucky.
This second annual conference provides a regional and Kentucky perspective of geospatial education in the P-16 segment. Presentations by leaders and practitioners in the field will provide participants with an up-to-date view.
Plenary sessions and professional development tracks include the following topics:
-Educational initiatives in GIS, remote sensing and other geospatial fields
-What’s the outlook for P-16 geospatial careers in Kentucky and the region
-Current software development and applications for geospatial education
Geospatial pre-conference workshops will be held Monday, June 21 through Tuesday, June 22. As soon as the workshops are finalized and scheduled, separate inviations to each workshop will be sent.
All conference events and pre-conference workshops will be held on the Southwest campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College, approximately 9 miles from Louisville International Airport.
Hotel reservations can be made at the Comfort Suites Hotel at 502-964-0740. Ask for Donna Thompson and mention group#101155 for a discounted rate of $74 + taxes per night.
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Organization Info: GeoTech Center www.geotechcenter.org
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 8:30 AM
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 5:00 PM
Eastern Standard Time (North America)