Presentations Are Available

2019 Fall Event – GIS Day

Where: Meals on Wheels for WNY (FeedMore WNY)

100 James E Casey Drive, Buffalo, NY 14206 | map
Wednesday November 13, 2019
1 pm- 4 pm


Catherine Schick, Lauren Picone, Ashley Yeardon | FeedMore WNY
Routing logistics used by Meals and Wheels and the Food Bank programs to distribute perishable and non-perishable food in WNY

Meg Wilkinson | NYSDEC
iMap 3 – Invasive species mapping | Presentation Slides

Raj Patil | Lucity
Optimizing Infrastructure Management Through Geospatial Solutions

An optional 15-minute tour of the Meals on Wheels commissary kitchen is included!
Participants must wear close-toed shoes, and will be asked to put on a lab coat and hairnet.

Mappy Hour (Networking and Social Event): Hydraulic Hearth

716 Swan Street, Buffalo, NY 14210| map
4:30 pm – 7 pm

Get your tickets here:


  • Students (with valid School ID) – Free
  • Professionals – $5

Door prizes include ESRI Single Use ArcGIS Licences and Amazon Gift cards.
Students looking to find internships are encouraged to bring copies of their resumes for distribution to our sponsors.

2018 Fall Event – GIS Day

Where: University at Buffalo, North Campus, Clemens Hall Room 120

University at Buffalo, Clemens Hall Room 120, Buffalo, NY 14228 | map
Wednesday November 14, 2018
1 pm- 5 pm

Networking and After Party: Blue Bull Tavern

1300 Sweet Home Rd.,  Amherst, NY 14228| map
5:30 pm – 7 pm

Get your tickets here:


  • Students (with valid School ID) – Free
  • Non-Students- $5


The WNYGIS User Group and the University of Buffalo are hosting a GIS event on November 14, 2018 focusing on current student GIS activities. This is a free event for students but they are encouraged to register using the link above.

Mark Scott (ESRI) will discuss the latest ESRI news and technology. Presentation Slides | Bonus Presentation Slides 1 & Presentation Slides 2


Parking passes will be distributed at the following location before the event:
(click image for PDF containing a zoomed in view of the location)

2017 Fall Event – GIS Day







Registered ESRI GIS Day Event,

Wednesday November 15, 2017

1-5 pm, SUNY Buffalo State, 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Butler Library Room 210, Buffalo, NY 14222 | map

5-7 pm, Networking and After party: SUNY Buffalo State, Butler Library Room 210

Get your tickets here:


Mark Scott, ESRI

Latest ESRI news and technology | Presentation Slides

Dr. Ingrid H. Zabel, PhD, Cornell University

New York Climate Change Science Clearinghouse

Will Schulmeister, Eaglehawk

Data. Drones. Action.

Ling Bian, PhD, University at Buffalo (SUNY)

GIScience at UB

2016 Fall Event – GIS Day


Registered ESRI GIS Day Event,

1-5 pm, The Foundry, 298 Northampton Street, Buffalo, New York 14208 | map

5-8 pm, Ulrich’s Tavern, 674 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203 | map

Get your tickets here:


Mark Scott & Jason Sealy, ESRI

Esri Web GIS Overview: ArcGIS Desktop, Pro, Apps, and what to expect at 10.5

Patrick Kemble, NYSDOT & Kevin Hunt, NYS ITS
GIS and Local Highway Construction

Local Highway Inventory GIS Conversion | Patrick Kemble’s Presentation Slides & Kevin Hunt’s Presentation Slides

Bill Trask, Fisher Associates

Speaking the Language of Coordinate Systems: From Field to Feature Class

Graham Hayes

Using GIS to Address Taboo Topics – Politics and Religion