March 27, 2012 - The 2nd Annual GISCI Poster Contest is open through April 15, 2012. Maps should be created from the GISP database available on the GISCI website at
http://www.gisci.org/secure/members/directory/results.asp. A complete set of rules are available at
Maps are to be submitted to Email Contact.
The GISCI Outreach Committee will choose the top 12 posters. A panel of preeminent geospatial judges will select the top three winners, and the geospatial public will vote on a People's Choice Award.
- 1st $500, 2nd $250, 3rd $100, People’s Choice $500 and Honorable Mentions.
- Each winner (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and People’s Choice) will also have their initial certification fee waived if the application is submitted within one year of the date the winners are announced. Current GISPs will have their renewal fees waived at their next recertification date.
- Map submittal earns / qualifies for 1 point under the Contribution to the Profession category.
All three of last year’s winners have been exhibited at conferences and in poster contests around the country. Two of last year’s winners have been included in the soon to be published Esri Map Book, earning them points for published maps in the Contribution to the Profession section of the GISP application.
For more information about GISCI and GISP certification, visit www.gisci.org.
Sheila Wilson, Ph.D., GISP
GIS Certification Institute