Call for Papers and Posters: 2017 Los Angeles Geospatial Summit


Undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Redlands are invited to submit proposals to present lightning talks and posters at the 2017 Los Angeles Geospatial Summit. The proposals can be based on work completed by undergraduate students for spatial classes, capstone projects, summer research experiences, spatial minor portfolios and other independent research efforts. MS GIS students are welcome to submit proposals relevant to their major individual projects (MIPs).


Poster sessionThe 2017 Los Angeles Geospatial Summit is a one-day event for geospatial professionals, faculty, and students in the greater Los Angeles area to explore emerging trends in geospatial science, technology, and applications. It is hosted by the Spatial Sciences Institute at the University of Southern California. The summit will be held on Friday, February 24, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at USC.

Presentation Descriptions

Students selected for lightning talks will give five-minute presentations with three other students per session. Following the presentations, a panel of industry professionals will engage with students and the audience in an open-discussion forum. Students selected for poster presentations will discuss their work during the extended networking lunch hour and during the closing reception.

To Apply

The application process is easy. Just complete the Los Angeles Geospatial Summit Proposal Form by Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Individual students and groups of students may submit lightning talk or poster abstracts for consideration, or both.

Registration Fees and Travel Expenses

The Center for Spatial Studies will pay the registration fees and Metrolink travel expenses for student presenters.