Clarion hosts annual Northwest PA GIS Conference

September 25, 2018

Clarion University will host the 13th Annual Northwest Pennsylvania GIS Conference Oct. 18 and 19.

Data collection techniques have witnessed a tremendous leap forward in the past decade, according to Dr. Yasser Ayad, professor of biology and geosciences at Clarion University. From the deployment of drones to the use of crowd-sourcing techniques, data collections have become more mainstream than ever. The conference will explore the wide variety of processes involved in data collection, from fieldwork to reaching the end user.

Professionals and academics are invited to share their work with others in this fruitful environment for education and networking. The conference presents some of the best geographic information system practices in our community today. Those wanting to participate can register their presentation, exhibition, map entry or their attendance by visiting

For more information or to learn about sponsorship opportunities, email Matt Gilara at or Ayad at

Last Updated 9/25/18