Event Information

This November, the City of Galveston will join hundreds of organizations from North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia in hosting gatherings that will serve to ignite the imagination of the future geospatial innovators who will move the planet forward using GIS.

The City of Galveston will host its 1st GIS Day. The event is open to City Staff, Council Members, and the Public. Event Day activities will be held on the 2nd Floor of City Hall in the Council Chamber and Room 204.

To register as an attendee for this event, please click here or scan:      GIS Day Attendee Registration - QR Code

To register for the Puzzle Challenge, please click here.   Please note that the Puzzle Challenge requires a separate registration from the event attendee registration.

GIS Day Schedule

Time Event*
9:00 am to 9:30 am Introduction – GIS Day Welcome
9:30 am to 10:00 am Break – breakfast refreshments
10:00 am to 10:25 am What is GIS?
Presenter: Brad Owens - Esri Solutions Engineer
10:30 am to 10:45 am Part I: How Development Services Uses GIS.
Presenter: Catherine Gorman – Assistant Director of Development Services
10:45 am to 11:00 am Part II: How Development Services Uses GIS.
Dustin Henry – Coastal Resource Manager
11:00 am to 12:00 pm Geography Puzzle Challenge**
This event will be held in Room 204
To register visit:
GIS Day Puzzle Challenge Registration    Puzzle Challenge Registration - QR Code
12:00 pm to 1:30pm Lunch (not provided)
1:30 pm to 2:15 pm Demos: 3D/AR Assets & Inventory Solutions
Presenter: Brad Owens - Esri Solutions Engineer
2:15 pm to 2:30 pm How Public Works Uses GIS.
Presenter: Daniel Christodoss - City Engineer
2:30 pm to 2:45 pm Break
2:45 pm to 3:45 pm Demos: Damage Assessment App, Dashboards, & Debris App
Presenter: Brad Owens - Esri Solutions Engineer
3:45 pm to 4:00pm Break
4:00 pm to 4:30pm Closing Remarks & Raffle

* Schedule subject to change. **Limited participation slots


Note that parking for the event is limited to street parking. Please be aware of no parking, 2-hour limit, and paid parking zones.

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