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GIS-Pro 2020: A virtual experience

September 29, 2020By
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The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) will be hosting GIS-Pro 2020, the association’s 58th annual conference, Sept. 29 to Oct. 2 in a virtual format. According to URISA, the program will highlight a number of relevant topics, including public health, community resilience, equality and social justice, GIS leadership and ethics. Here’s an overview of the program: Wednesday, Sept.... read more

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URISA to host GIS-Pro 2020 virtually

September 3, 2020By
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The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) will be hosting GIS-Pro 2020, the association’s 58th Annual Conference, Sept. 29 to Oct. 2 in a virtual format. The event was originally scheduled to take place in Baltimore, but URISA chose to hold it virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “With the serious COVID-19 health and physical distancing concerns, hosting an... read more

URISA accepting applications for Vanguard Cabinet

June 18, 2020By
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The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) is now accepting applications for its Vanguard Cabinet. The Vanguard Cabinet 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. The board consists of members... read more

NSGIC issues joint statement on value of GIS for COVID-19 pandemic

April 17, 2020By
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The National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) has released a joint statement on the value of GIS in the pandemic, alongside its partners the MidAmerica GIS Consortium (MAGIC), Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), and American Association of Geographers (AAG). Joint Statement on the Value of GIS in the Pandemic The spread and effects of... read more

URISA seeks nominees for GIS Hall of Fame

January 31, 2020By
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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. URISA is inviting nominations for 2020 inductees. Anyone may nominate a person or organization for induction to URISA’s GIS Hall of Fame. To make a nomination, submit a... read more

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URISA Announces 2012 GIS Hall of Fame Inductees

August 23, 2012By

URISA (Urban and Regional Information Systems Association) announced their 2012 GIS Hall of Fame inductees. URISA established the GIS Hall of Fame in 2005 to recognize and honor the most esteemed leaders of the geospatial community. To be considered for the GIS Hall of Fame, an individual’s or an organization’s record of contribution to the advancement of the industry demonstrates... read more

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