Thank You! The 2014 Texas GIS Forum In Photos

A view of the Forum in the Commons Center Atrium

By all accounts, the 2014 Texas GIS Forum was the best yet! Your participation and enthusiasm generated an unprecedented level of energy. We couldn’t be more pleased.

Enjoy photos from the event below, and visit the Agenda page to view available presentations from this year's forum.

We hope you had an ah-ha moment because you learned about a new idea or concept. Ideally you’ll take your projects to the next level as a result.

A special thank you to all sponsors and contributors who helped to make the Forum so successful. Specifically we want to thank the Platinum Sponsors: ESRI, Quantum Spatial, and AppGeo – for their generous support and participation.

We hope you had a great time and that you will join us again next October. Thanks to you, the Texas GIS Forum continues to gain momentum and emerge as one the top geospatial events in the country.<

Until next year, Richard Wade Director, TNRIS

A panorama of Big Tex full of attendees

Attendance in Big Tex was at capacity for keynotes, tech demos and presenters.

Board Member Kathleen Jackson welcomes attendees to the forum

TWDB board member Kathleen Jackson welcomes attendees to the forum.

Wednesday Keynote Jeremi Suri

Wednesday's keynote, Historian Jeremi Suri, discussed nation-state building as a mapping project.

TWDB board member Kathleen Jackson chats with Kim Ludeke from Texas Parks & Wildlife

Board member Jackson chats with Kim Ludeke from Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Sara Davis presenting in the Balcones Room

Sara Davis presents on redrawing police district boundaries in the Balcones Room

Jonathan Farmer presents his GIS work for the City of Stafford

Jonathan Farmer, the GIS manager for the City of Stafford and a former TNRIS intern, presents his work building GIS program for the city.

Board Member Jackson on the liquid galaxy

Board member Jackson tries out the Liquid Galaxy display, a big hit with attendees at this year's forum.

A man points out an area near his home in China on the liquid galaxy

A man pointing at an area near his hometown.

Scott Wolter gestures in front of the liquid galaxy

Scott Wolter discusses the Serpent Mound in front of the liquid galaxy.

A man looks at a space view of the Earth on the liquid Galaxy

People socializing with an explore your world sign

An HDR rep talks to a forum attendee

An HDR rep talks to a forum attendee

People talking in front of the Quantum Spatial booth

At the Quantum Spatial booth.

At the SAM booth

The Aerohawk at the Flightline Geographics booth

The Areo Hawk at the Flightline Geographics booth

Attendees at the forum pose for a picture in the Atrium

At the ESRI Booth

Jim Scott demos AppGeo's latest tech

Jim Scott from AppGeo presents during their tech demo.

Tatiana Perry discusses Open Source QGIS

Tatiana Perry discusses Open Source QGIS

The GIS roundtable closed out the forum

The GIS Roundtable with agency representatives closes out the forum.

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