Program and Business Meeting – 2019 Annual Meeting

In the Maple Room of the Elliot University Center at UNC Greensboro. Check here for directions to the University Center and the Oakland Parking Deck.

9:30 - Introduction/Welcome

9:45 – Presentations

9: 45 Aaliyah Weatherington, UNCP - Chicago's Inner-City Life & Culture

10:05 Jesse Lane, UNCG - Foreign-trade zones in the Southeastern United States: Do they promote economic development or lead to inequality?

10:25 Shane Canup, UNCG - The Geography of Public-Private School Choice and Race: A Case Study of Sumter, Clarendon, and Lee Counties, South Carolina.

10:45 – Posters

Phillip Agbesi, NCCU - GIS-based Characterization of Flood Vulnerable Residential Communities in Horry County, SC

Emma Bouie, NCCU - Mapping Rare Earth Element Mineral Deposits in Western North Carolina

Ian Fisher, UNCP - Suitability Map For Oyster Aquaculture in North Carolina

David Luzader, NCCU - An Analysis of Straight-Line Boundaries and Conflict in the Mideast Region

Kayla Robinson, UNCP - Atmospheric Science and Art History

Rachel Williams & Amanda Gallavan, UNCP - Environmental Education in India

11:30 – Lunch & Keynote panel. What can I do with my degree in geography? A roundtable discussion 

Edward Beaver, MA, Market Research Analyst, Aerotek

Kristin Johnston, MA, GIS Technician, Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority

Chris McGinn, PhD, Assistant Professor, North Carolina Central University

Jomar Pastorelle, MA, Transportation Planner, Town of Chapel Hill

Debbie Shoffner, MA, Water Quality Analyst, City of Greensboro

12:30 – NCGS Annual Business Meeting and new officer elections

Link to NCGS Business Meeting Agenda

New Officers:
Joyce Clapp, President
Jesse M. Lane, Vice President
Philip Beach, Secretary
Shane Canup, Treasurer

Steering Committee:
Christopher McGinn
Nicole Hawks
Yongjun Lei