Poster Session

The Poster Session for the 2013 Conference has been expanded to include websites and other digital solutions, in addition to the traditional hard copy posters. Plan to show off your website or your application.

Posters and user applications are showcased on Thursday, February 7 during the evening social. If you are using computer-mapping technology in real-world applications, this is your chance to win the competition for the best hardcopy poster or best digital application. Entries are limited to North Carolina government agencies, academic institutions and non-profit organizations.

Poster Session Participants

See the list of Poster Session participants here.

The Poster Session in now Full. Registration is closed.

To register, complete the attached Poster Session Registration Form and submit it to Rachel Hood (, 919.560.4122, x33233). Hurry! Don't be left out. Deadline for submissions is January 31.

Vote for your favorite poster 4:00 - 7:00 PM at the Thursday social. Go to the voting station, location to be announced, or go to the url, posted here later.

GISP Credit

The GIS Certification Institute offers both education and contribution points toward a GISP for attendance and other involvement in the NC GIS Conference.

For initial GISP Certification, a conference poster is worth 1 contribution point. For renewal of your GISP, a conference poster is worth 3 contribution points.

For more information on GISP credit, see the application at the GISCI website, see

Instructions / Answers to FAQs

The Poster Area is located in Ballroom B to the side of the Exhibit booths. See the layout on the Exhibitors page of this web site. Please bring your poster and your hanging supplies with you to the conference. Hanging supplies range from push-pins, Velcro tabs, tape to staplers. Poster Boards are 8 ft by 4 ft. If you plan to display a digital application, you must bring your own computer. Power and wireless access will be available.

The Poster Boards will be pre-numbered with your corresponding poster number, which will be provided to you by the Poster Committee. You have until Thursday 4:00 PM to hang up your poster. Please take down your poster by Friday 10:30 AM. We cannot be responsible for posters that are not removed.

Poster voting starts Thursday at 4:00 PM and ends at 7:00 PM. There will be voting stations near booth 21. Or you can vote from any Internet connection during these hours. Each attendee may vote once for thier top three picks in both the hard copy and digital categories. The online URL will be posted later. The winners and honorable mentions will be announced Friday during the Luncheon and prizes will be awarded.