Central Pennsylvania
GIS Day 2024


Central PA GIS Day will be happening on November 20, 2024! For the fifth year in a row, this event will be hosted by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Harrisburg University. GIS Day is an excellent opportunity to participate in an international celebration of GIS technology. We welcome you to spend this exciting day with us!

James Whitacre

GIS Services Division Chief, Pennsylvania Game Commission

James Whitacre is Chief of the GIS Services Division of the Pennsylvania Game Commission where he leads, manages, and provides vision for the Agency’s geospatial and mapping program. Formerly, Whitacre was the GIS Research Scientist for the Carnegie Museum of Natural History where he managed the GIS Lab at Powdermill Nature Reserve and was the GIS Specialist for the Main Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Whitacre holds a Bachelor of Arts in Zoology from Ohio Wesleyan University and a Master of Science in Geography, concentrating in GIS and cartography, from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.