The GIS Specialty Group (GISSG
) of the Association of American Geographers (AAG
)is sponsoring a student paper competition. The awards will be presented at the AAG meeting in New York City, February 24-28, 2012. From the GISSG paper competition site: "The purpose of this competition is to promote scholarship and written and oral presentation by students in the field of GIS. Papers are invited from current graduate and undergraduate students on any topic in geographical information systems and geographic information science. "