Call for Papers: Symposium on the Deployment of GIS in Management & Research of Historic Resources


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The Historic Preservation and Collections Department at George Washington’s Mount Vernon is pleased to host our fourth one-day symposium on the deployment of GIS in the management and research of historic resources on Thursday, September 24, 2015. The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington will provide the setting for the symposium and we invite speakers to share their strategies and experiences on the varied uses of GIS.

If you are interested in presenting a paper on a topic related to GIS and historic resources, please submit a brief abstract by August 14, 2015.  Presentations are 30 minutes long; 20 minutes for the topic, and 10 minutes for questions. Submitters must be able to attend in person in order to present.  Please send submissions to both and

Due to increasing interest in this event, we will be live streaming to make it available to those who may not be able to attend in person.  The live stream and subsequent archive will be available at

Contact Information:

Eric Benson, GIS & Viewshed Manager,

Luke J. Pecoraro, PhD, Assistant Director for Archaeological Research,


George Washington’s Mount Vernon | P.O. Box 110, Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121 | @mountvernon

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