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7 Awesome Reasons to Attend Brisbane GIS Day 2014


Brisbane GIS Day 2014, the largest GIS Day event in the world, is coming to Brisbane’s QUT Gardens Point Campus on Wednesday 19th November. GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Day celebrates and showcases the enormous benefits spatial technology brings to our world. 

Why should you go along? Well you can:

1. Attend for free!

2. Win over $8000 worth of prizes, from high-tech 3D printers to hotel stays. 

3. Test your piloting skills through the Quadcopter Comp. 

4. Explore your world with futuristic spatial technology – including Google Glass, 3D printing and the brand new Worldview-3 satellite.

5. Enter the Map App Hack and develop an awesome open data spatial app.

6. Watch fantastic presentations from top people in the industry.

7. Learn how spatial technology can benefit you or your company.

Visit www.gisday.com.au to find out more and register.

The event is hosted by GIS People at QUT, and is sponsored by many industry giants: www.gisday.com.au/event/sponsors/ 

About GIS

GIS is a blend of geography, science and information technology that is changing our world and has become integrated in everyone’s daily lives. The maps on your phone, the autopilot in planes and drones, and even GPS tracking of whale migrations, are all determined by GIS. Found out more: http://www.gispeople.com.au/what-is-gis/