Nevada Geographic
 Information Society


NGIS promotes professionalism, cooperation, mutual assistance and sharing of
knowledge and experience related to the advancement of geographic information
and spatial data technologies within the state of Nevada.









Professional - Any person currently working in the field of GIS

Student - Any person currently taking GIS classes who has never been employed as a GIS professional



  • Artographic - Poster shows the greatest conformance to the standards of art and satisfying aesthetic requirements of visual presentation of GIS information.

  • Cartographic - Poster conveys its information most effectively, with clearly identifiable and focused cartographic elements displayed in a graphically pleasing manner and drawn at an appropriate scale and accuracy level.

  • Smartographic - Poster displays the best use of analysis while utilizing visual elements effectively that present the analysis process, and showing arguments for soundness of method(s) used. Entry should clearly demonstrate to the viewer the reason(s) why a particular analytical process was chosen.
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