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Nov 15
UGA Mapathon Marathon
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Click here to download Mapathon Flyer.

In advance of World AIDS Day on December 1, the Public Health Association at UGA has partnered with the American Society for Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Student Chapter at UGA to host a two-day Mapathon Marathon aimed at using spacial technologies to improve global public health and bring us one step closer to an HIV free world.

Participants will learn to use OpenStreetMap to map roads and buildings using satellite imagery to assist international partners in HIV prevention initiatives.  Also, they can include the training and use of mapping software as a skill on their resume!  This two-day event aims to meet the mapping needs of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

  • No experience necessary! Bring your laptop, extension cord, and your ENTHUSIASM!
  • Registered participants receive FREE food, drinks, mapping training, and free swag from our national partner, the Missing Maps Project! (Learn more about them at http://www.missingmaps.org/)

Please register by November 2, 2017, to participate to participate in either of these mapping events and enjoy the perks!  Have questions or need more information, email djk69301@uga.edu.

DAY ONE: Wed. November 15, 2017 , 10:30am to 4:00pm– UGA Main Library

The Day One event, hosted by the ASPRS Chapter at UGA, will be held at the Main Library located on UGA’s North Campus. Click here for directions.

DAY TWO: Thurs. November 16, 2017, 5:00 to 7:00pm – UGA Health Sciences Campus

The Day Two event, hosted by the Public Health Association at UGA, will be held in the Wright Hall Annex Auditorium on the UGA Health Sciences Campus (100 Foster Road, Athens, GA 30602). Click here for directions.