The 2024 Virginia Tech Office of GIS and Remote Sensing (OGIS) Research Symposium

Call for Abstracts
Student GIS and Remote Sensing Poster and
Web Map App Competition and Showcase
Virginia Tech Library Multipurpose Room (1st floor) | Friday, April 5, 2024

Share your geospatial analysis, related internship experiences, geospatial course projects, maps, and other creative endeavors with the broader community at the April 5, 2024 Virginia Tech OGIS Symposium. The 2023 poster presentation showcase provides students with the opportunity to share and present their creative talents, network with their peers and professionals, and potentially earn cash prizes in the process (both undergraduate and graduate categories)!

Poster Abstract and Presentation Information

  • Poster abstracts. The deadline for poster abstracts has been extended until March 13. Abstracts should be submitted online via
  • Poster presentation format. Presenters should plan to share their posters in a face-to-face presentation format during the poster session.
  • Poster authors will be notified of acceptance on or before March 14th. Accepted poster abstracts will be archived on the Virginia Tech Office of GIS and Remote Sensing website ( ).
  • Other info. The symposium will be held on April 5th, 2024 and will include presentations from experts in the field and the student poster presentations. Poster setup is from 8:00 – 9:30 on April 5th.  The Symposium will begin promptly at 10:00.  Visit the VT OGIS Webpage for additional information.

Poster prizes (both undergrad and graduate categories) are provided through VirginiaView:

  • First prize:  $400
  • Second prize:  $300
  • Third prize:  $200

Please address questions regarding the OGIS Symposium to John McGee ( or Ed Brooks (