Program – 2018 Annual Meeting

This year’s meeting includes a keynote by Dr Russell Smith of WSSU (author of Municipal Incorporation Activity in the United States), paper and poster presentations, and the annual business meeting.

November 9th, 2018, 9:30-2:30

Room 1233, Mary Townes Science Complex

Program as PDF

Mary M. Townes Science Complex

9:00 Welcome
 Paper session 1
9:40 Spatial Access to Abortion Clinics in the United States,

Katherine Gates, NCCU

10:00 Mapping the Spatial Distribution of Air Pollution In North Carolina,

Kshitij Kumar, NCCU

10:20 Mapping Temporal and Spatial Pattern of AOD in Durham, North Carolina,

Joel Gaya, NCCU

10:40 Morning break
 Paper session 2
11:00 Geostatistical Tools Applied to a Geomorphological analysis of the Eastern Tennessee Seismic Zone in relation to Seismicity,

Blaine Lary, NCCU

11:20 Utilizing ArcScan to perform Food Desert Data Comparisons in North Carolina,

Cory Caddell, NCCU

11:40 Mapping the Rising Number of Motorcyclists Fatalities from 1975 to 2016,

David Luzader, NCCU

12:00 Lunch break & Keynote

Local Government Boundary Change and Spatial (In)Justice: A Critical Analysis of the Politics of Place,

Dr Russel Smith of Winston-Salem State University

1:00 Poster Session
1:45-2:30 Business meeting & Conference closing




Poster session:
·         The Mapping of ADHD in the United States,

Phillip Agbesi, NCCU

·         Exploring Patterns of on Campus Student-Lead Hunger Relief Programs, Across North Carolina,

Emma Bouie, NCCU

·         Mapping Why Heart disease is so high in African Americans?,

Boris DeShazo, NCCU

·         Exploring Drive Times to Healthy Food Options in Durham County,

Richard Foster, NCCU

·         Conducting Geospatial Analysis on Tobacco Accessibility in Halifax County,

Edward Holley, NCCU

·         Effects of Durham County’s Impaired Watershed on C. elegans’ Reproduction and Chemotactic Behavior,

Rick Kia Howard, NCCU

·         Going down US 52: The Impact of US 52 in East Winston-Salem,

Ceionna Kirby*, Tyler Givens, Gileah Black, and Bryanna Tanner, WSSU

·         Assessing Earthquake Hazard in North Carolina using GIS,

Ronald Lipscomb, NCCU

·         Mapping the Spatial Location of Sex Offenders Throughout North Carolina,

Terry McNeill, NCCU

·         The Future of U.S. 52 and East Winston,

Jerrietta Meadows*, Deyona Tucker, Jaylan Harris, and Michael Leeth, WSSU

·         Visual Worldbuilding and Geography: A look at spatial concepts using virtual landscapes,

Jesse Rouse, UNCP

·         Projected Transitory Food Insecurity in Durham County Following Hurricane Florence,

Kaylee Sciacca and KaLynn Harris, NCCU

·         Mapping Access of Healthy vs Unhealthy Food in Wake County,

Kiara Revis, NCCU

·         Back on Belews Street: The History and Stories of a Lost Neighborhood,

Asia Simmons*, Heaven Tate, Jasmine Woosley, and Makala Caple, WSSU

·         A Geostatistical Analysis of Age-Adjusted Cancer Death Rates and Hog Farm Frequency,

Carter Douglas Sink, NCCU

·         Developing Geospatial Data in Support of Health Disparity Mapping in North Carolina,

Tysean Wooten, NCCU