PAPER COMPETITION

Tuesday, November 15

This is the second geospatial student paper exhibition. We are very excited, as for the first time the event will judged by the audience and experts of 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 a $250 debit card (best team or individual submission) proudly sponsored by the following organization:

Prizes

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

  • 1st Prize $250 gift card
  • 2nd Prize $150 gift card
  • 3rd Prize $75 gift card

* Prizes provided by the Friends of the Sterling C. Evans Library

Registration and Abstract Submission

  • Date: November 11, 2016
  • 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 13, 2016
  • Finalists will be expected to present an oral presentation at the Paper Competition Session (Tuesday, November 15th)

Paper Competition Session

All finalists will be required to deliver an oral presentation.

  • Date: November 15, 2016
  • Time: 01:30pm - 02:30pm
  • Location: Evans Library, 204E

First Place Award Announcement

  • Date: November 16, 2016
  • Time: 05:00-06:00 p.m.
  • Location: Evans Library, 204E

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