Geographic Information Sciences

Current Events

Spring 2021 NC ArcGIS Users Group Online Symposium

March 19, 2021: See the NC ArcGIS Users Group website: 


North Carolina Planning Conference 

October 5-8, 2021, Durham, NC: See website:


Applied Geography Conference:

Fall 2021, Toledo, OH:  See website:


Southeastern Division of the AAG 2021 Meeting:

November 21-22, 2021, Florence, AL:  See website:


2021 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting:

April 7-11, 2021, Virtual: See the AAG website:


International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2021:

July 12-14, 2021, Brussels, BD:  See website:


Would you like to visit us? Here is a map to the Visitor Parking Lot: Please use M Lot which is located next to the baseball field. See the campus map

Campus Map

Are you interested in advancing STEM education? Check out this paper about how to use GIS to improve STEM education.

GIS is used in a vast array of applications spanning natural resources, business, and social sciences. Here is a list of the disciplines that utilize geospatial technology.

Here is how GIS at UNCW can change the way we teach, do business, and conduct research.

Do you know of current events and/or activities? Please send to Dr. Joanne Halls (