Call for Presentation Abstracts
WNYGIS User Group – Spring 2018 Event
May 11, 2018, 1 pm to 4 pm
Julia Boyer Reinstein Library – 1030 Losson Rd. Cheektowaga, NY

FORMAT – 30 minute “show n’ tell” style, “What I have been working on”
Three 30 minutes, individual presentations followed by a 1 hour roundtable discussion.

Presentations should be designed for 30 minutes and may be followed immediately for a brief Q & A. The Steering Committee will review abstracts and select the top three submissions for the event. We are looking to showcase our local talent. Abstracts should include a brief description of the subject matter along with a brief bio.

In addition, after the presentations, we will then engage everyone in a 1 hour roundtable format discussion of anything and anything GIS. Everyone is invited to submit topic ideas for the discussion and we will then develop a list to guide the roundtable discussions.

April 20, 2018 – Submit 30 minute presentation abstracts via email to
April 20, 2018 – Submit Roundtable Topic Ideas via Google Forms
April 27, 2017 – Presenters will be notified of acceptance
May 9, 2018 – Final Presentation emailed to Steering Committee (will be copied to provided laptop), bring backup on thumb drive

Accommodations for presenter provided by host:
• Laptop
• Projector
• Screen
• WiFi
• Podium

General registration for the event will be provided shortly via our Brown Paper Ticket service. The cost will be $5 per person. Light refreshments will be served.

WNYGIS Steering Committee