GIS-Pro & CalGIS 2018 in Palm Springs

Join URISA, all four California URISA Chapters,
and the California Geospatial Information Association
in Palm Springs, California  for GIS-Pro & CalGIS 2018!

Save the dates: October 9-12, 2018

Learn more now:

GIS Salary Survey

How do you stack up? Is your organization offering a competitive salary package for potential hires?

Data from more than 3,000 individuals was collected during July/August 2017. Learn about GIS salaries
by job title, type of organization, certification, geography, and much more. 

The Executive Summary is now available!

Give Back through GISCorps

The opportunities to give back are endless.

Volunteer your GIS skills or donate to URISA's GISCorps .
GISCorps coordinates short term, volunteer-based GIS services
to underprivileged communities worldwide.

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,

URISA GIS Leadership Academy

Join us for Five Days of Targeted GIS Leadership Training...Taught by GIS Leaders!

The ULA will be taught in Columbus, Ohio in April and Salt Lake City, Utah in July. Plan to grab your spot early

Geospatial Fact Sheets

URISA's Professional Education Committee is working on a series of
Geospatial Fact Sheets (FAQs) to highlight relevant issues and policies
and provide guidance on how you can obtain more information about these topics. 
Learn more here.  

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. 

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.



URISA Announces 2018-2019 Vanguard Cabinet of Young Professionals

Young GIS professionals making an impact.

2018 URISA Exemplary Systems in Government Awards Process Opens

The award competition is open to all public agencies at the national/federal, state/provincial, regional and local levels. Submissions are due June 4.

Presentation Proposals Invited for GIS-Pro & CalGIS 2018 in Palm Springs

Submit your presentation proposal by March 5.

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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URISA Partners
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GIS Hall of Fame GISC RPS GIS Certification Institute