April 2021 - In light of the recent announcement from the Government of Ontario regarding new restrictions that come into effect on April 3, access to Morisset Library’s study spaces and computer workstations will be closed until at least May 1, 2021. Contactless pickup and scan on demand services remain available. The MRT and RGN book return drop boxes also remain available.

Updates on library services and operations.



Event Schedule




10 am - 12 pm
Mapping your community through crowdsourcing with OpenStreetMap - Click here to register!
MRT 144
12 pm - 1 pm
Pizza and student posters
MRT Lounge
1 pm - 1:30 pm
Geography Family Feud
Test your geo skills and win prizes!
MRT Lounge
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
GIS presentations
Learn more about GIS research happening across several disciplines.
MRT Lounge
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Escape the GSG Centre!
We’ve turned the GSG Centre into an escape room. Use your geography skills to complete the challenge.
MRT 309
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
GIS Day Social
The Royal Oak (basement) - 161 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa


GIS Presentations Schedule

1:30 pm - 1:50 pm
Dr. Mike Sawada
University of Ottawa, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics
1:50 pm - 2:10 pm
Dr. Amy Hsu
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
2:10 pm - 2:30 pm
Dr. Daniel Rück
University of Ottawa, Department of History
2:30 pm - 2:50 pm
Bjenk Ellefsen and Alessandro Alasia
Statistics Canada
2:50 pm - 3:10 pm
Ecology Ottawa
3:10 pm - 3:30 pm
Dr. Jeremy Kerr
University of Ottawa, Department of Biology


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