Cook County is hosting a public event to celebrate maps and geospatial technology on November 17, 2015. Cook County's Geographic Information Systems (GIS) department and other local governments will demonstrate how they use geospatial technology. The event will be held at the County George Dunne Administrative Building, 69 West Washington, Chicago, Illinois, Lower Level Conference Room, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.
County Clerk David Orr is this year's guest speaker. At 10:30 a.m. he will discuss how his office uses GIS technology as part of the County’s election process.
Also featured at the event:
• Demonstrations and displays of GIS applications and maps by various Cook County agencies, the City of Chicago and GIS vendors
• Map contest
• Geography Quiz