The International Statistical Institute (ISI) and Esri are pleased to announce and are co-sponsoring a Student Poster Competition for 2018-2019. The competition aims to promote research, encourage spatial thinking, and inspire curiosity. The competition details are here. We will accept applications for the international competition beginning September 1, 2018, with the application deadline being November 30, 2018. Final judging will take place during the ISI World Statistics Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 18–23, 2019. Cash and GIS software will be awarded to the winners.
Applicants to this Contest must be enrolled as full-time students at a university. All Applicant entry(ies) will be submitted to an international panel for selection. Recommended application areas include, but are not limited to, economy, environment, crime, transportation, climate, urban planning, land use/land cover, sustainable development, health, and disasters of all kinds.
Resources have been posted on the site to help you get started on your integration of statistical methods and GIS applied to a problem or issue you are concerned about.