March 7, 2023 (Des Plaines, IL) URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet is proud to host the seventh annual Digital Competition to promote the GIS profession and the attendance of students and young and emerging professionals at GIS-Pro 2023 in Columbus, Ohio (October 16-19, 2023). The competition will be held virtually and selected winners will receive a complimentary […]
Presentation Proposals Invited for GIS-Pro 2023
URISA’s 61st Annual Conference, GIS-Pro 2023, will be hosted in Columbus, Ohio, in partnership with the Ohio Valley Chapter of URISA. We are pleased to invite presentation proposals from the geospatial community.
Nancy von Meyer, PE, PLS, GISP Inducted into URISA GIS Hall of Fame
URISA is pleased to announce the induction of Nancy von Meyer, PE, PLS, GISP into its GIS Hall of Fame. URISA’s GIS Hall of Fame honors persons and organizations that have made significant and original contributions to the development and application of GIS concepts, tools, or resources, or to the GIS profession. Nancy’s contributions are many.
URISA Announces 2022 Young Professional Scholarship Winners
Des Plaines, IL (August 19, 2022) URISA is pleased to announce that Adailin Lebron Bengochea and Sydney Fuhrig are the recipients of 2022 Dr. Marilyn O’Hara Ruiz Young Professional Scholarships*. The scholarship fully supports young professional participation in URISA’s GIS-Pro annual conference, fostering their professional connections and educational development.
2022 URISA Board Election Results Announced
Des Plaines, IL (August 15, 2022) URISA is pleased to announce the results of its 2022 URISA Board of Directors’ election. Tom Fisher will serve in the position of President-Elect and Josiah Burkett, Bernadette deLeon, and Matt Gerike will serve as Directors. They will all begin their three-year terms at the conclusion of GIS-Pro 2022 in Boise.
2022 URISA Exemplary Systems in Government Award Winners Announced
Des Plaines, IL (August 5, 2022) The URISA Exemplary Systems in Government (ESIG) awards were first presented in 1981 to recognize outstanding achievement by government agencies in the use of geospatial information technology. This exemplary achievement is defined as the effective application of geospatial technologies and data that result in improved government service delivery and […]
Dive Deep into Workshops and Training at GIS-Pro 2022 in Boise
Des Plaines, IL (July 19, 2022) URISA, in partnership with the Northwest GIS User Group, is pleased to offer comprehensive pre-conference training and workshops during GIS-Pro 2022, taking place October 2-6, 2022 in Boise, Idaho.
Applications Invited for URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet
Des Plaines, IL (May 20, 2022) URISA is pleased to invite applications for its Vanguard Cabinet. The Vanguard Cabinet (VC), a URISA initiative, is an advisory board made up of passionate, young* geospatial professionals who strive to engage young practitioners, increase their numbers in the organization, and better understand the concerns facing these future leaders of the geospatial community.
URISA’s GIS Leadership Academy Opportunities Announced
May 12, 2022 (Des Plaines, IL) – URISA is pleased to announce three opportunities to attend the GIS Leadership Academy (GLA) in 2022.
Presentation Proposals Invited for GIS-Pro 2022 in Boise, Idaho
Des Plaines, IL (January 24, 2022) URISA’s 60th Anniversary Conference, GIS-Pro 2022, will be hosted in Boise, Idaho, in partnership with the Northwest GIS User Group and the Northern Rockies Chapter of URISA. All three organizations are pleased to invite presentation proposals from the geospatial community.