For Immediate Release
December 19, 2019

Maptitude Mapping Software Team Provides Awards & Prizes for AGC Student Competitions

NEWTON, MA (USA) - The Applied Geography Conferences (AGC) Organizing Committee announced the winners of the 2019 student competitions. The purpose of this competition is to promote scholarship and written and oral presentation by students in the field. Papers are invited from current graduate and undergraduate students on the application of geographic insights and analysis in all areas of society from climatology and crime to policy and urban issues.

The Maptitude mapping software team is proud to have provided corporate sponsorship for the student paper and poster competitions. The prizes benefit students in higher education studying geography, with the goal to help develop business geography professionals.

The 2019 winners are:

  • R. Connor Wood, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Student Poster Competition
  • Titiksha Fernandes, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Student Paper Competition
  • Sandra Bempah, Kent State University, Student Poster Competition
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