EAST Participates in International GIS Conference

   

EAST Participates in International GIS Conference
8/12/2013 4:27:43 PM

Eureka Springs High School EAST Lab Facilitator Mila Lynne Powell was one of the presenters at the ESRI Education and International Users Conferences held in San Diego, California, August 5-11, 2006, ESRI designs and develops the world's leading geographic information system (GIS) technology that is used to help shape the world around us.

Eureka Springs High School EAST Lab Facilitator Mila Lynne Powell was one of the presenters at the ESRI Education and International Users Conferences held in San Diego, California, August 5-11, 2006, which was attended by over 13,000 attendees from 120 countries. ESRI designs and develops the world's leading geographic information system (GIS) technology that is used to help shape the world around us.

Mrs. Powell presented “GIS In High School Education: Developing Community Projects” at the Education Users Conference. She described her EAST students’ different GIS projects with video clip highlights and map illustrations. The students’ mapping projects that were discussed were the City 911 Mapping, Western District 911 Emergency Map Binder, Carroll County Emergency Evacuation Landing Zones, City Historic District, City Historic Cemetery, City Fire Hydrants, City Historical Museum, High School Emergency Evacuation Plan, GIS Day 2005, High School Butterfly Garden, Carroll County Community Technology Center, and Location Sites for the Orlando Bloom movie, “Elizabethtown”. Also presenting with Mrs. Powell was Mr. Ronald “Chip” Fenenga, EAST facilitator for the Santa Ynez Valley Union High School (California) EAST Lab, who spoke on “Sea Cliff Erosion and Student Projections”.

During the Conference, Mrs. Powell was very surprised and honored to learn that the ESRI Conference organizers displayed a large photo of her EAST students at the Spatial Outlet and Bookstore, where GIS books, materials and supplies were purchased by Conference attendees. The EAST students’ photo can also be found at ESRI’s quarterly magazine, “ArcUser" (April-June 2006 issue) in the article, “Events Share the Excitement of GIS”.

Later in the week, Mrs. Powell was one of the speakers at the ESRI International Users Conference Special Interest Group Meeting for “GIS Day … Secrets to Success”. She shared GIS Day stories, ideas, insights and various activities that allowed her EAST Lab to have a very successful GIS Day 2005, an event that was held last year at the Eureka Springs High School. The Eureka Springs High School EAST Lab will again host this year’s GIS Day (November 15, 2006) for Carroll County.

Mrs. Powell also participated in the Youth and Community GIS Special Exhibit. She answered questions on what is the EAST vision and demonstrated how high school students can make a difference in their community through service-based projects.

Eureka Springs High School EAST Facilitator Mila Lynne Powell and Santa Ynez Valley Union High School EAST Facilitator Ronald Fenenga presented papers at the recently held ESRI Education and International Conferences, held in San Diego, California, August 5-11, 2006. Mrs. Powell spoke on “GIS In High School Education: Developing Community Projects” while Mr. Fenenga discussed “Sea Cliff Erosion and Student Projections”. There were over 13,000 attendees from 120 countries. ESRI designs and develops the world's leading geographic information system (GIS) technology that is used to help shape the world around us.  

Eureka Springs High School EAST Facilitator Mila Lynne Powell joined ESRI GIS Day Coordinator Maria Jordan and ESRI Water/Waste Water Solutions Manager Suzanne Timani as speakers for the ESRI International Users CGroup Meeting for “GIS Day … Secrets to Success”. Mrs. Powell shared GIS Day stories, ideas, insights and various activities that allowed her EAST Lab to have a very successful GIS Day 2005, an event that was held last year at the Eureka Springs High School. The Eureka Springs High School EAST Lab will again host this year’s GIS Day (November 15, 2006) for Carroll County. The ESRI Education and International Conferences were held in San Diego, California, August 5-11, 2006. There were over 13,000 attendees from 120 countries. ESRI designs and develops the world's leading geographic information system (GIS) technology that is used to help shape the world around us. From left: Suzanne Timani, Maria Jordan and Mila Lynne Powell.

During the ESRI Education and International Conference, Eureka Springs High School EAST students were honored when Conference organizers displayed a large photo of them at the Spatial Outlet and Bookstore, where GIS books, materials and supplies were purchased by Conference attendees. The EAST students’ photo can also be found at ESRI’s quarterly magazine, “ArcUser” (April-June 2006 issue) in the article, “Events Share the Excitement of GIS”. EAST facilitator Mila Lynne Powell was one of the speakers at both Conferences. The ESRI Education and International Conferences were held in San Diego, California, August 5-11, 2006. There were over 13,000 attendees from 120 countries. ESRI designs and develops the world's leading geographic information system (GIS) technology that is used to help shape the world around us.

During the ESRI Education and International Conference, Eureka Springs High School EAST students were honored when Conference organizers displayed a large photo of them at the Spatial Outlet and Bookstore, where GIS books, materials and supplies were purchased by Conference attendees. The EAST students’ photo can also be found at ESRI’s quarterly magazine, “ArcUser” (April-June 2006 issue) in the article, “Events Share the Excitement of GIS”. EAST facilitator Mila Lynne Powell was one of the speakers at both Conferences. The ESRI Education and International Conferences were held in San Diego, California, August 5-11, 2006. There were over 13,000 attendees from 120 countries. ESRI designs and develops the world's leading geographic information system (GIS) technology that is used to help shape the world around us.

Eureka Springs High School EAST Facilitator Mila Lynne Powell answered questions on what is the EAST vision and demonstrated how high school students can make a difference in their community through service-based projects at the Youth and Community GIS Special Exhibit at the ESRI Educational and International Users conference. The Conferences were held in San Diego, California, August 5-11, 2006. There were over 13,000 attendees from 120 countries. ESRI designs and develops the world's leading geographic information system (GIS) technology that is used to help shape the world around us.

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