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Poster and Application Contest

This year’s poster presentation showcase will provide the opportunity to share and exhibit your creative talents, inspire your peers and potentially earn some cash in the process! 


  • Best Cartographic Design
  • Best Analytic Presentation
  • Best Data Integration
  • Best Online Interactive (Web) Map
  • Best Student Map
  • Best Innovative Scripting or Geoprocessing Tool
  • Mobile App

Contest Details

Submissions may include:

  • Online interactive map / app  -  Computers will be set up during the conference for attendees to view the online map and app submissions. (Contestants will have the opportunity to informally present their interactive maps during lunch on Wed 5/23)
  • Maps and posters will be accepted for display in the main ballroom.  Mounting materials will be provided.
  • Mobile Apps will need directions and links submitted for viewers to access.  The map contest lead will compile these to share with attendees.
  • Scripts  -  Contestants will have the opportunity to informally present their scripts during lunch on Wed 5/23.

Fellow conference attendees will cast votes for their favorite entry for each category. The winners will receive Amazon gift card prizes.  Posters are not allowed to be removed prior to 1:00 PM on Thursday, May 24. Posters left behind will not  be returned. 

*Entrants do not have to attend the conference; however there is no guarantee their map or poster will be displayed in their absence.

Questions? Please send all questions to mapcontest@waurisa.org

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