REGISTER NOW! – GIS Educators Day – Nov 13

Don’t miss it! NEARC, Esri, and the New England Geography Education Network will hold their 4th annual GIS Educators Day on Sunday, November 13 at the Saratoga Hilton Hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY. This one-day event is for educators from all levels. The conference is intended for experienced GIS users as well as for those who just want to learn about the educational possibilities of this powerful tool. There are over 20 presentations to choose from – *engaging hands-on computer sessions *oral presentations/demos about innovative projects and programs * panel presentations on issues in the forefront of geospatial education See the conference description and preliminary program grid at; http://www.northeastarc.org/2011/html/giseducators.shtml REGISTER ONLINE at http://www.northeastarc.org/2011/html/registration.shtml Special offer… The 2011 NEARC user conference begins at the same venue on the following day. There is a special rate for GIS Educators Day attendees to stay over and attend the main NEARC conference on Monday. All the education track sessions for NEARC conference are scheduled for that day. If you are interested in this special 2-day package email victoria@delaneymeetingevent.com Certificate of Attendance provided upon...

2011 Blog-A-Thon sponsored by National Geographic

Save the date: In celebration of Geography Awareness Week 2011, (November 13-19) National Geographic Society is hosting it’s third annual Blog-A-Thon and we need your help! Use your most creative means to help us get out our message. We are inviting anyone with an interest to talk, graph, map, photograph, videotape or write about geography and then tell us about it–we would like to feature contributions to Geography Awareness Week on our blog, Facebook and Twitter, and to provide links and promotional outreach for those who participate. Attached is a guide to this years theme, our deadlines for submission, information on posting, links to our website and blog, and more. Please don’t hesitate to e-mail NatGeoEd@ngs.org with any questions, blog submissions, or suggested contacts for further outreach. We look forward to working with groups like yours to make this GA Week the best one yet! Thanks for your time and we hope you will consider promoting our message or partaking in our campaign for Geography Awareness Week, Theme Guidelines (pdf) National Geographic Society, Education...

Geography Awareness Week, NH Events.

On Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 6 PM, Tristam Johnson will present “Making Cents and Relieving Poverty in Latin America.”  Tristam has worked for the past two decades in nine countries throughout South and Central America. His work focuses on Community Development related to health, education, microenterprise, governance and natural resource protection. Tristam will present on the creating hope and opportunity with regards to poverty relief in Latin America through small entrepreneur investments. This event will take place at Keene State College in Morrison 110 beginning at 6:00 PM.  Refreshments will be...