ArcWatch: Your e-Magazine for GIS News, Views, and Insights

January 2009


By Caitlyn Mitchell, GIS Day Coordinator, Esri

In keeping with a tradition started in 2007 with the song "G-I-Yes," the City of Austin, Texas, recorded a theme song to celebrate the tenth anniversary of GIS Day. This year, a songstress belted out "It's a Map of the World as We Know It (and I See Signs)." Listen to the song here or on YouTube, and soon you may be singing along.

More than 1,000 organizations hosted GIS Day celebrations around the world. Here's how a few of them publicized the benefits of using GIS:

GIS Day 2009 will be Wednesday, November 18. For more information about the event or to download free materials, visit

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