Attendees browse the exhibits at GIS Day

GIS Day 2023 event

Thanks to all who attended the Nov. 7 event at Raleigh Union Station

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City of Raleigh IT hosts 2023 GIS Day activities

2023 GIS Day table participants

The City of Raleigh’s Information Technology Department hosted GIS Day activities at the Raleigh Union Station on Nov. 7 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Visitors were able to view examples of how GIS is used by our state and local governments with hands-on learning opportunities using GIS technologies. 

Thank you to all who participated with information tables, presentations, entering the map contest, and utilizing networking opportunities.

Thank you to the Morning Presenters

Thank you to our following morning presenters 

  • Mark Wittenberg, City of Raleigh CIO
  • G.D. Mundy, Kernersville Police Department
  •  Bill Shroyer, Wake County
  • Ryan Cooper, WCPSS

Thank you to Table Participants

  • 4-H Youth Development
  • City of Raleigh Engineering Services, Stormwater
  • City of Raleigh Housing and Neighborhoods
  • City of Raleigh Information Technology
  • City of Raleigh Parks and Recreation
  • City of Raleigh Planning and Development
  • City of Raleigh Public Utilities
  • NC Department of Transportation Rail Division
  • NC Department of Information Technology Center for Geographic Information & Analysis
  • Raleigh Department of Transportation
  • UNC Geography Department
  • Wake County Community Services
  • Wake County GIS
  • Wake County Public Schools
Professional Map entry winner
Student Map entry winner

2023 Map Contest Winners

This year’s GIS Day celebration at the City of Raleigh  included an original map competition. 

Congratulations to the 2023 winners 

Professional map winner - "Welcome to Raleigh - Reimagining Pedestrian Wayfinding" by Dylan Bruchhaus

Student map winner - "Researching car-dependency and land use patterns in Raleigh, NC" by Brandon Estevez

To be eligible, map submission had to be an original work and contain elements generated using GIS-based methods. 

Map entries were displayed at Raleigh Union Station during the GIS Day celebration on  Nov. 7. The winner of the map contest  received the highest number of votes from GIS Day attendees who voted on the quality, content and creativity of the map entries. 

Learn more about 2023 GIS Day

Learn more about the 2023 GIS Day celebration happening worldwide.

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