Minds, Models, and Maps
2008 Intermountain GIS Conference

April 7 - 11, 2008    Holiday Inn at the Park,   Missoula, MT



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Call for Papers

Poster Contest

Student Scholarships

Award Nominations



2008 Intermountain GIS Conference Call for Papers

Submission Deadline: Extended to March 1, 2008 (download form)

The Montana Association of Geographic Information Professionals (MAGIP) invites you to participate in the presentation of papers, electronic demonstrations and panel discussions at the 2008 Intermountain GIS Conference to be held in Missoula, Montana on April 7-11, 2008. The conference theme this year is �Minds, Models and Maps� which underscores the value of geographic approaches to problem-solving.

The Intermountain GIS Conference attracts a wide variety of GIS users from federal, state, tribal and local governments and educational institutions as well as from private organizations.

Conference Track Topics:

  • Agriculture
  • Application Development
  • Education
  • Local Government
  • Natural Resources
  • Public Safety
  • Public Works
  • Remote Sensing
  • Social Sciences
  • Spatial Data Infrastructure

Submission Guidelines

Abstracts are required for all presentations, including papers, demonstrations and panel discussions. Abstracts should be 250 words or less, single spaced and must include the title of the proposed offering, the name of the primary author or presenter, and a summary of the proposed content. Please also provide the names, titles and organizational affiliations of additional participants.

Please fill out and return the submission form via email attachment to Janet Cornish, Conference Administrator using the following file name format: lastname_firstname_08paper.doc. Use the subject line �Intermountain GIS Paper Abstract� in your email. You will be notified by email that the abstract has been received.

Notification of acceptance will occur or before March 1, 2008. All presenters will be expected to register for the conference. Refer back to this conference web site for program schedule and other conference details as they become available.

For additional information:

Conference Co-Chairs: Stuart Challender (schallender@montana.edu) and Michael Sweet (michael.sweet@umontana.edu).