2013 URISA Exemplary Systems in Government (ESIG) Awards Program Announced

Des Plaines, IL (January 7, 2013) – The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) is accepting applications for its Exemplary Systems in Government (ESIG) Awards through Monday, April 22, 2013. The awards recognize exceptional achievements in the application of geospatial information technology that have improved the delivery and quality of government services.

Applications may be submitted in two categories, Single Process and Enterprise Systems:

SINGLE PROCESS SYSTEMS – Systems in this category are outstanding and working examples of applying information system technology to automate a specific SINGLE process or operation involving one department or sub-unit of an agency. The system application results in extended and/or improved government services that are more efficient and/or save money.

ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS – Systems in this category are outstanding and working examples of using information systems technology in a multi-department environment as part of an integrated process. These systems exemplify effective use of technology yielding widespread improvements in the process(es) and/or service(s) involved and/or cost savings to the organization.

Applications must be submitted by April 22, 2013. Winners in each category will be recognized during GIS-Pro 2013: URISA’s 51st Annual Conference, September 16-19, 2013 in Providence, Rhode Island.

For more information or to review past submissions from winning systems, visit http://www.urisa.org/esig or call (847) 824-6300.

Mark Your Calendar:

17th Annual GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference – March 4-7, 2013 – Albuquerque, New Mexico

19th Annual CalGIS Conference – April 15-17, 2013 – Long Beach, California

URISA Leadership Academy – May 13-17, 2013 – San Antonio, Texas

GIS in Public Health Conference – June 17-20, 2013 – Miami, Florida

GIS-Pro 2013: URISA’s 51st Annual Conference for GIS Professionals – September 16-19, 2013 – Providence, Rhode Island

 

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