BCTC Offers Geographic Information Systems Fair

LEXINGTON, KY (October 2, 2007) Bluegrass Community amp; Technical College (BCTC) will host a Geographic Information System Fair (GIS) on Wednesday, November 14, 2007. The GIS Fair will take place from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Oswald Building Lobby, on the Cooper Campus, 470 Cooper Drive, Lexington.

GIS is a powerful combination of mapping technology and databases, that, when combined, create an array of spatially arranged data on a map surface for detailed analysis. A GIS technologist may be employed for a variety of applications including environmental, marketing, demographic and urban planning.

The GIS Fair is free and the public is invited to attend. For more information, contact Ryan Kelly, BCTC Associate Professor of Geography and GIS, at (859) 246-6328 or via email ryan.kelly@kctcs.edu.