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Monthly Lightning Talk Series

  • 1 Dec 2023
  • 6 Dec 2024
  • 12 sessions
  • 1 Dec 2023, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (PST)
  • 5 Jan 2024, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (PST)
  • 2 Feb 2024, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (PST)
  • 5 Apr 2024, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (PDT)
  • 3 May 2024, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (PDT)
  • 7 Jun 2024, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (PDT)
  • 5 Jul 2024, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (PDT)
  • 2 Aug 2024, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (PDT)
  • 6 Sep 2024, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (PDT)
  • 4 Oct 2024, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (PDT)
  • 1 Nov 2024, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (PDT)
  • 6 Dec 2024, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (PST)
  • Zoom



The WiGIS Professional Development Committee Presents a presentation series available to the public! Join us at noon Pacific on the First Friday of every month for a round of Lightning Talks. 

Lightning Talks are 5 to 10 minute presentations. Come to listen and/or sign up to be a presenter. These are open to everyone to present and/or attend - membership not required!

These are held remotely via Zoom on the First Friday of each month. Simply register to attend and the Zoom link will be emailed to you. 

12:00pm - 1:00pm Pacific
1:00pm - 2:00pm Mountain
2:00pm - 3:00pm Central
3:00pm - 4:00pm Eastern
(Use this link to check what time it is in your time zone.)

If you sign up to present, consider yourself on the list* and get ready to share your project, story, or tips in a quick round of presentations (for the month you sign up for).

Not sure how to prepare for a Lightning Talk? Check out this guide for details.

*If we happen to get more presenters than we have time for in an hour, we will connect with potential presenters with options. 

2024 Schedule and Topics 

January 5: Climate Change
February 2: Geospatial Big Data
March 1: Internet of Things cancelled
April 5: Disaster Management
May 3: Transportation
June 7: Infrastructure
July 5: Homeland Security cancelled
August 2: Geoethics / Diversity, Equity, Inclusion
September 6: Natural Resource Management
October 4: Field Data Collection
November 1: GIS In Action
December 6: Ecology and Biodiversity

Have a cool presentation to share in 10 minutes or less? Sign up to present for our 2024 sessions here!

Missed a presentation? Check out our YouTube channel for recordings of past sessions.

Zoom connection details provided via email when you register to attend.

Register to attend    Sign-up to Present   View Past Sessions

Note: when signing up as a presenter, please also register to attend so that you receive important meeting reminder emails. 

2024 Daylight Saving in the U.S. runs from March 10 through November 3, 2024.
The following areas do not observe Daylight Saving and remain in Standard time year-round: Arizona (except the Navajo Nation), Hawaii, 
American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands.


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