I just sent this email out to my work colleagues and I am very excited:
Hi Advocacy and Partnership friends
GIS Day is coming up next Wednesday. For those who don’t know, GIS stands for Geographic Information Systems (a fancy way to talk about maps) and it’s actually a legitimate thing.
This year GIS Day at ANGLICARE is being postponed to Thursday the 15th because more of us are in the office that day. You are invited to come and celebrate how maps and mapping technology have made our lives that much more wonderful!
Please come by the SPRU area at around 10:30 to eat some of the traditional delicious Map Cake. In the spirit of the day, it would be great if you could bring something map related to contribute to a GIS gallery. It’s going to be my last GIS Day with Anglicare and I’d love to celebrate in style.
Here are some suggestions:
– A map of your favourite place
– A hand drawn map
– A mind map or something more abstract like that
– A poem about the wonder of maps, GPS, your favourite cartographer or any other thing connected to GIS
– A picture of a beautiful or artistic map
Please don’t bring the enormous map that is up in the Parish Partnerships room behind Jenni and Richard’s desk. That would be incredibly cumbersome. However the Parish Partnerships/Disaster Recovery team can get bonus GIS points for having that map permanently on display.
Looking forward to celebrating the day with you
I am so excited! What map would you bring with you if you were coming to our event?