Friday, 4 October 2013

GIS-T Student Paper Contest in Burlington Vermont

GIS-T Student Paper Contest

The contest is designed to encourage university students to develop solutions to current GIS-T issues. Students will be judged on their ability to develop and document useful, original research based on GIS-T issues and to relay their research results in a complete, clear, and well-referenced paper. The winner will present their paper at the 2014 AASHTO GIS-T Symposium in Burlington Vermont.  For more information about GIS-T please visit our website

Eligibility Requirements:
  • The applicant must be a currently enrolled student.
  • Only one paper contest entry per student is acceptable.
  • Willingness to attend and present at the GIS-T Conference in Burlington, VT on May 6 -8, 2014.
  • The final paper or poster must be available electronically to be posted on the GIS-T website and published in the GIS-T Final Report.
Submission Deadline: January 10, 2014
We will be giving an award of $100 plus a round trip ticket (US Continental) to Burlington, VT with three nights stay and registration to AASHTO GIS-T. The winner will present their paper at the AASHTO GIS-T and their presentations posted to the GIS-T website.
Submission Guidelines:
Found here:
Email Submissions or Questions to: Email: Raqeul.Hunt (at) dot (dot) gov
Email: Eunsu.Lee (at) my (dot) ndsu (dot)edu
Papers will be judged by members of the GIS-T Planning Committee and will be rated in the following categories:
•        Significance of topic
•        Literature review
•        Data analyses (if applicable)
•        Interpretation
•        Clarity of presentation
•        Validity of conclusions
•        Reader interest
Students will be notified of the contest results via email no later than February 28, 2014.

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