For this year’s Geo Awareness Week (November 13-19) GIS Cloud introduces another GIS Day Contest project challenge, awarding best project ideas that contribute to local communities around the world.
The main goal of the contest is to promote initiative in creating meaningful and relevant mapping projects, while showing how innovative geo technologies might benefit to people with different backgrounds.
- support in conducting the project idea (GIS Cloud Premium licenses for free, including storage and full user support)
- project promotion
- GIS Cloud acknowledgment and certification of participation
Who can apply?
Private citizens, non-profit and other organizations with socially relevant project ideas.
If you are a college/university student, attending elementary/high school, part of the academic staff, an activist, start-up company, an organization or a person who wants to make a valuable contribution to a local community, you are eligible to apply for the GIS Day Contest project awards. Application language and support is in English.
Examples of project ideas (who won the award in 2015):
- Malaria Risk Map Project (Nigeria)
- Mapping Tribal Burial Grounds in New Zealand
- Disaster Management in Jakarta
Important note: You don’t have to worry about detailed project plan. We are rewarding an idea, not the fully elaborated project.
Application deadline: November 18th, 2016 (00:00 in your timezone)
- Community impact
- Realization potential (is it realistic that project will be accomplished)
- Original and innovative application of geo technologyContest results will be published one week after the applications deadline.
If you have any questions about GIS Day contest, contact GIS Cloud here.
How to apply?
Just fill in the form on the GIS Cloud official blog (at the bottom of the page).