8th URISA Caribbean GIS Conference

September 5-8, 2016

URISA has hosted a Caribbean GIS Conference since 2001, providing an outstanding venue
for Caribbean GIS professionals to share information and best practices.

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GIS-Pro 2016 Heads to Toronto

Explore trends, applications, and best practices with the best and the brightest!
Learn more now: www.gis-pro.org

Define, Evolve and Sustain the Profession

URISA has a history of bringing individuals together to develop industry models,
standards, best practices, and resources to help  
evolve and sustain the profession.
From Certification to the GIS Management Institute,
URISA moves the profession forward. 

Personal and Career Development

URISA provides ample opportunities for your
personal and career development,
Share ideas, receive feedback from
peers and get ahead.
Learn more about educational opportunities,

Engage & Mentor Young Professionals

URISA's young professional members have taken the association by storm!
From important and memorable conference presentations to being elected to the
URISA Board of Directors, these professionals
are the new generation of industry leaders.


Celebrating & Sharing GIS Excellence

From URISA's Exemplary Systems in Government Awards to 
the GIS Hall of Fame, URISA celebrates GIS excellence. 
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URISA's 2016 GIS and Health Symposium

June 1 - 3, 2016
Join us June 1-3 as we discuss Mapping Healthy Communities at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel in Washington, DC. Education

URISA Leadership Academy

August 1 - 5, 2016
Five days of targeted GIS leadership training taught by GIS Leaders! Be sure to join us in downtown Chicago this August

URISA's 2016 Caribbean GIS Conference

September 5 - 8, 2016
The Caribbean GIS Community will convene in Barbados for URISA's 8th Caribbean GIS Conference. Join us in September for


CPH and AICP-CM Credits and Important GIS and Health Topics in Washington DC

The Symposium has been approved for up to 22 CPH credits by the American Public Health Association and has submitted more than 40 AICP-CM credits to the American Institute of Certified Planners. In addition, attendance at the Symposium counts toward education points for GIS professional certification or renewal (GISP). 

Program Details Announced for 2016 URISA GIS and Health Symposium

Newsworthy presentations will discuss topics ranging from lead exposure to the Zika virus, the Ebola response to encouraging active lifestyles.

CalGIS 2016 Details & Reminders

Preconference workshops, important keynote addresses, and a busy exhibit hall.


Fostering Excellence in GIS - URISA is an independent, not-for-profit 501c(3) organization established in 1966. We strive to provide exceptional educational experiences, a vibrant and connected community, and the essential resources you need to be successful in your career. URISA is a multidisciplinary association where professionals from all parts of the spatial data community come together to share concerns and ideas. URISA fosters excellence in GIS through its programs, guiding and supporting GIS professionals throughout their careers. Join today!

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URISA conferences, events, and publications offer insight from industry experts and an opportunity to share your ideas and receive critical feedback. Attending events or reading a publication will open avenues for networking and career growth.




The URISA experience is all about connections and cultivating your professional network. You’ll connect with experienced managers and the thought leaders in the field, young professionals and students. Get involved withURISA Chapters to connect locally. Your URISA Network will quickly become your support system for ideas, solutions and encouragement.


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