Lake County celebrates GIS Day 2009!
Lake County is participating in the 11th Annual Geographic Information System (GIS) Day on Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the rotunda of the Lake County Administration Building, located at 315 W. Main St. in Tavares.
The event will include GIS software demonstrations, a map gallery of Lake County GIS projects and a prize drawing. Attendees will be able to meet the Lake County GIS system operators, ask questions, and even try some GIS activities.
GIS Day is a global event as thousands of users of GIS technology educate millions of people about how geography makes a difference in our lives through the technology of GIS. A GIS represents computer software, data and solutions that are used by hundreds of thousands of people worldwide in government, education and business. For more information, log on to the GIS Day official Web site.
GIS Day is sponsored by the National Geographic Society, the Association of American Geographers, University Consortium of Geographic Information Science (UCGIS), United States Geological Survey, The Library of Congress, Sun Microsystems, Hewlett-Packard and ESRI.