How To Participate



Call for Presentations

The 2016 Annual SHRUG GIS Workshop will provide a forum for the latest GIS technology, research and activities in the southeastern United States. This workshop will showcase GIS-related efforts currently ongoing with both government and private agencies, and will cover all levels of experience from beginner to expert.

Deadline to submit: CLOSED


Call for Posters

The 2016 GIS Workshop Poster Session Committee invites you to submit a poster or map for display during the Workshop. All GIS-related subjects are welcome. This is an opportunity to share your company's projects in front of all attendees. So come on! What are you waiting for!

All posters must be 24 x 36 inches portrait or landscape




Don't miss out on this year's great cash prizes

  • First Place $100.00
  • Second Place $75.00
  • Third Place $50.00

Best of Show Recognition for exceptional poster entries will be awarded as noted in the “Poster Categories” section Potential displays include GIS analyses and visualizations, high-quality cartographic products, or project-based informational and educational posters.

Entries will be displayed at the exhibit hall every day of the conference duration. Posters will be judged by a panel of peers, with the exception of the additional category, “Best of Show,” that will be voted on by the Workshop attendees. Winners will be announced and awarded at the luncheon time on November 17, 2016. Please review the minimum requirements below carefully when designing the content of your poster.

Deadline to submit: CLOSED


Call for Story Maps

NEW The 2016 GIS Workshop Poster Session Committee invites you to submit a Story Map for display during the Workshop. Story Maps should be submitted conceptually as a small poster (11 x 17 minimum) that will be hung in the poster gallery. A QR code or web address should be included on the lower right corner of the page. All GIS-related subjects are welcome. ESRI, Google, and other story map style formats are acceptable.

Deadline to submit: CLOSED