LCCC Hosts Speakers at GIS Day on April 11, 2014

Lehigh Carbon Community College hosts GIS Day on Friday, April 11 from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at LCCC Main Campus in Schnecksville in the Technology Center room 202-204. The event is open to current students and the community.

GIS Day introduces prospective students to Geospatial Technologies, which includes Geographical Information Systems (GIS).  GIS technologies are essential in data collection for numerous businesses and careers including engineering, information technology, design and a variety of marketing positions. The event provides a comprehensive understanding of GIS technologies and their application.

Noemi Mendez of the United States Census Bureau, William Miner, LCCC GIS Program alumnus, and Matt Martini, ESRI Account Executive, are featured speakers. Topics discussed include how the Census Bureau uses GIS data and its applications for individuals and businesses, experience with GIS in the non-profit sector, and how GIS assists local governments in building and maintaining land record information to support local governance and the public.

For more information on GIS Day or the Geospatial Technology program, please contact Joyce Thompson by email, jthompson@lccc.edu, or by phone, 610-799-1933.