PAPER COMPETITION

Tuesday, November 12

Each year, TAMU GIS Day hosts a geospatial student paper exhibition and competition. This event is judged by a panel of audience members and experts in the field.

We invite all students from Texas A&M University and the Health Science Center to submit their geospatial work. Participants will have the opportunity to win prizes (best team or individual submission) proudly sponsored by the following organization:

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Prizes

Great prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place entries!

  • 1st Prize $200
  • 2nd Prize $100
  • 3rd Prize $50

* Prizes provided by the University Libraries.

Registration and Abstract Submission

  • Date: November 8, 2019
  • Time: Midnight
  • Location: Online

Eligibility

Only current TAMU graduate and undergraduate students are eligible to participate in this competition.

Finalist Selection

  • Finalists will be notified on November 11, 2019
  • Finalists will be expected to present an oral presentation at the Paper Competition Session (Tuesday, November 12th)

Paper Competition Session

All finalists will be required to deliver an oral presentation.

  • Date: November 12, 2019
  • Time: 2:15pm - 3:45pm
  • Location: Evans Library, 202B

First Place Award Announcement

  • Date: November 13, 2019
  • Time: 11:15 a.m.
  • Location: Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center Zachary Room

Abstract Guidelines

  • GIS and Remote Sensing work accepted
  • Submit an abstract of your individual or team work
  • Abstracts should include introduction, objectives, approach, results, discussion, and conclusions (or their equivalents)
  • Word limit: 500 words or less
  • No figures, tables, or references

Presentation Guidelines

  • 10 minute oral presentation + 5 minutes for questions
  • Powerpoint encouraged
  • Presentation should include introduction, objectives, approach, results, discussion, and conclusions (or their equivalents)

Judging

All finalists and the winner will be selected by a panel of TAMU faculty and industry guests.

  • Finalists selection criteria: Contribution to or use of GIS as described in abstract
  • Overall winner: Quality of abstract and oral presentation

Additional Information

For any questions regarding the paper competition details, please email Sierra Laddusaw

Submit Your Paper