"CalGIS always offers an exciting mix of technical workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities. GIS professionals at all levels are invited to share ideas and solve problems together. CalGIS is the place to create life-long partnerships and friendships alike! Please join us at the 19th Annual California GIS Conference in beautiful Long Beach, CA. We hope to see you there!"
- Melisa Lee, GISP - 2013 Conference Chair
Every year, the URISA chapters in California, come together to present the CalGIS Conference. In 2013, the conference will celebrate its 19th successful year!
Sponsored in 2013 by:
CalGIS is definitely the place to be to learn about the Best in California GIS. A comprehensive educational program (for beginners and advanced professionals), networking events and an exhibit hall are all featured at CalGIS.
Don't miss out on the opportunity to promote your technology solutions to California GIS Professionals!
Learn more now and reserve your sponsorship!
Click on each day below for specific daily schedule information and speaker details.
Conference Registration Fee Schedule:
The 2013 CalGIS Online Registration is Closed. Please complete the download registration form and bring with you to the conference for onsite registering.
Student rates apply to full-time students (9 units or 3 classes) only.
Conference Site: The conference will take place at the Westin Long Beach (333 East Ocean Blvd.), ideally situated for the best of Long Beach entertainment and attractions.
For CalGIS 2013 attendees, we have negotiated an outstanding room rate of $125 single/double (including in-room internet). Note that this is the government rate...available to all attendees!
Make your reservation as soon as possible, by the March 22 deadline, in order to have an opportunity to secure a room at the discounted rate. (The hotel is still accepting reservations at our group rate depending on availability...don't miss your chance!)
The annual Long Beach Grand Prix is the weekend following CalGIS, April 19-21, so there might be some interesting things to see around town that week!
Bronze Conference Sponsors
Nonprofit Conference Sponsors
CalGIS 2013 Conference Committee
Melisa Caric Lee, Compass Rose GIS, Oceanside, CA - Conference Chair
Russell Mercer, Get Spatial, San Diego, CA - Conference Co-Chair & SoCal Chapter President
Adrienne Perry, San Diego County, San Diego, CA
Amber Beckler, IMS Health, Redwood City, CA - NorCal Chapter President
Amy Storey, NV5, San Diego, CA
Annalisa Saqui, Contractor for Orange County Sanitation District, Fountain Valley, CA
Blanca Quintero, Sweetwater Authority, Chula Vista, CA
Wing Cheung, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA
Dan Henderson, Accela Inc., San Ramon, CA - 2012 Conference Chair
David Jacobus, RBF, Irvine, CA
Emily Sin, UC Davis, Davis, CA - Sponsorship Chair
Jeannine Carlin, TC Technology, Carlsbad, CA
Jeff Orton, Paramount Citrus, Delano, CA - Program Chair & Central Cal Chapter President
Karen Chadwick, GIS Consultant, San Diego, CA
Kris Lynn-Patterson, UC Kearney Ag Center, Parlier, CA - Education Chair
Lan Nelson, NV5, San Diego, CA - Marketing Chair
Lynn Reizer Heftmann, San Diego CA
Marcos Mendez, Contractor for Orange County Sanitation District, Fountain Valley, CA
Mike Martinez, Esri, Sacramento CA
Mono Simeone, Simeone Consulting, Oakland, CA - BAAMA Chapter President
Ruthanne Harbison, City of Merced, Merced, CA - Social Chair & CGIA Chair
Steve Steinberg, SCCWRP, Costa Mesa, CA
Tim Craig, Esri, San Diego, CA
Tina Parmelee, City of Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
Pat Francis & Wendy Nelson, URISA, Des Plaines, IL - Conference Management
View the final programs from recent CalGIS Conferences.