Millions learn about GIS.

The third annual GIS Day, held Nov. 14, 2001, was a tremendous success with more than 80 countries hosting GIS Day events. GIS Day 2001 showcased 25 industries and the integral role that GIS technology plays within each industry. Millions of children and adults were introduced to GIS as organizations around the globe held events to educate people about GIS and the impact it has on their everyday lives.