The Spring 2022 Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Geographical Society will take place on Friday, March 18th, in Greensboro, NC. The event will be held on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. For people unable to attend in person, there will be a hybrid option as well.
We would like to thank the following 2021 Annual Meeting participates for sharing their research:
- Kelley De Polt, "Compound Coastal Water Event Risk within Eastern North Carolina"
- Dennis J. Edgell, "A Fair Candlemas"
- Julia Cardwell, "Trends in NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program) Participation after Major Hurricanes in North Carolina"
- Jahmina Ollison, "Dasymetric Mapping of 2016 Population of Washington, D.C. Using Hyperspectral Imagery"
Additionally, we would like to thank the following researchers for submitting and publishing their articles in the most recent issue of the North Carolina Geographer:
- Julia Cardwell, "Trends in Flood Insurance Behavior following Hurricanes in North Carolina"
- Timothy Mulrooney, Chris McGinn, Chibuike Madumere, and Byron Ifediora, "A Comprehensive Assessment and Evaluation of the Digital Geospatial Data Sources Used in the Study of Food Deserts and Food Swamps: A Case Study in North Carolina"
- Chris McGinn, Timothy Mulrooney, Rick-Kia Howard, and Tysean Wooten, "Proliferating Transportation-Related Careers through the National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI)"
- Russell Smith and Richard G. Moye Jr., "Environmental Outcomes of Municipal Incorporation: Quantitative Analysis of Environmental Conditions in Incorporating Cities of Color and Majority White Municipalities"
The conference will begin on March 18th and will conclude at the end of the annual business meeting. The conference will contain both paper and poster presentations and lunch will be provided before the business meeting.
To submit a presentation for the conference, please visit the Call for Participation page
We are excited to announce that Kent Rothrock of Highland Mapping has agreed to be the keynote speaker for the 2022 NCGS Annual Conference. Kent serves as the company’s CEO and Senior Project Manager and is an expert GIS Analyst and database administrator with a background in custom programming, geospatial database management, and local government GIS operations. He has more than 25 years of experience in the field. Kent holds a M.A. Degree in Geography from Appalachian State University.
More information will be made available in the near future.
Registration includes admissions, conference materials, lunch, and annual membership in the NCGS. Please visit the Conference Registration page to complete the registration process.
Annual Business Meeting
Agenda coming soon
The conference will be held on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. We will provide more information on the exact location and directions in the near future.