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Lakeland celebrates Word GIS Day 2020 in virtual format

Posted: November 6, 2020

Lakeland Community College is joining the global community to recognize the important role that geographic information systems (GIS) play in mapping and discovering the world. The event, called “GIS Day,” is scheduled Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with presentations taking place this year in a virtual format. The event is free but registration is required. More information can be found at

The GIS Day online schedule will include four tracks of presentations with some offered in Spanish as well. Discussions and presentations throughout the day include humanitarian mapping, food insecurity mapping and health mapping; ArcGIS story mapping; Geogames; Mapbox Studio; mapping Mammoth Cave, map design hints and updates and much more.

For more information about GIS Day or geospatial technology, contact Lisa Stanich at 440.525.7785 or email

About Lakeland Community College

For more than 50 years, Lakeland Community College has impacted thousands of lives through learning. Founded in 1967, Lakeland was the first college in Ohio created by a vote of the people. True to its mission, the college provides quality learning opportunities to more than 11,000 credit students to meet the needs of the community at its campus in Kirtland and online.

Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, Lakeland offers more than 130 associate degree and certificate programs that may lead to high-demand careers or transfer to four-year institutions. The college also provides access to bachelor’s, graduate and doctorate degrees along with certificates and endorsements on campus through the Holden University Center of Lakeland, in partnership with 11 four-year institutions.

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