Student Poster Contest

May 8 - 9, 2018 | Covington, Louisiana
Southern Hotel

Louisiana Remote Sensing and GIS Workshop presents its annual student poster competition!
Students are encouraged to submit posters depicting their work from class projects, thesis or dissertation work, or individual research.

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  • Posters should clearly define a research study, map, coursework-related project, personal interest, or other process which incorporates remote sensing and/or geographic science and technology

  • Students may submit one poster for the competition

  • Students must bring a printed copy for display at the workshop

  • Posters should be no larger than 42” x 60”

  • Presenters will be provided with an easel and foam core board

  • All poster presenters must be registered before the poster is displayed

  • Abstracts and a digital version of the poster must be submitted by midnight May 3, 2018

Judging and Awards:

  • Posters will be judged on scientific and technical merit, effective design and use of cartographic principles, & overall impression/quality of work

  • Student posters will be judged by a panel of experienced geographic information specialists during the LA RSGIS workshop

  • Students must be present during judging to answer questions

  • Cash prizes will be awarded: $200 First, $100 Second, $50 Third place poster compliments of the Regional Application Center (RAC) in Lafayette, LA.

  • Contest winners will be announced during the awards ceremony

To enter, download the Abstract Submission form here. Please indicate that your poster is a student poster. Under “Affiliation” please indicate that you are a student and provide the name of the school/university in which you are currently enrolled. Questions

Questions about the student poster competition may be directed to