URISA Board Election Results Announced

Tripp Corbin to begin term as President-Elect at the conclusion of URISA's annual conference in Spokane.

2015 URISA Exemplary Systems in Government Award Recipients Announced

URISA's ESIG Awards recognize extraordinary achievements in the use of geospatial information technology that have improved the delivery and quality of government services.

Featured Keynote Speakers Announced for National GIS in Transit Conference

 Paige Fitzgerald, Connected Citizens Program Manager for Waze and FTA Acting Administrator Therese McMillan are the featured speakers.


GIS in Transit Conference

September 1 - 3, 2015

GIS-Pro & NWGIS 2015

October 18 - 22, 2015

GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference

February 22 - 25, 2016

CalGIS 2015: 21st Annual California GIS Conference

June 1-3, 2015



Registration & Venue 

Exhibits & Sponsorship

Explore Sacramento

Sacramento Storymap




Every year, the URISA chapters in California  and the California Geographic Information Association, come together to present the CalGIS Conference.

Southern California Chapter of URISA
Northern California Chapter of URISA 
Central California Chapter of URISA
BAAMA - Bay Area Automated Mapping Association
California Geographic Information Association (CGIA)

Make plans to join the California GIS Community in Sacramento this June for the 21st Annual California GIS Conference!

Conference Schedule

Review these not-to-miss program details: CalGIS 2015 Conference Program

Monday, June 1, 2015: Pre-conference workshops and meetings; evening networking event.
Workshops are not included in the conference registration fee. Class size is limited and an additional fee may be required.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015: Opening Keynote Address (Code for America);breakout sessions; exhibits; networking reception

Wednesday, June 3, 2015: Meetings, breakout sessions; exhibits; poster session; Closing Keynote Address (MapTime)


Registration and Venue

Registration Fee Schedule: Members of a California URISA Chapter and/or the CGIA may take advantage of discounted member rates. Registration includes access to educational sessions, keynote addresses, the CalGIS 2015 Exhibition, one hosted lunch, coffee breaks and a networking reception.

You must register separately for preconference training/workshops. Note that some may require an additional fee:

  • Monday, June 1 • 8:00am - 5:00pm - Unmanned Aircraft Systems - Sponsored by the Pacific Southwest Region, ASPRS  - Fee: $150 (maximum enrollment, 30)
  • Monday, June 1 • 8:30am - 5:00pm - Asset Management: Planning, Strategy and Implementation - Sponsored by URISA - Fee: $150 (maximum enrollment, 30)
  • Monday, June 1 • 8:30am - 5:00pm- QGIS - Sponsored by OSGEO - Fee: $75 (maximum enrollment, 30)
  • Monday, June 1 • 8:30am - 12:00pm -  Making Maps for the Web - Sponsored by Esri  - Free: (limited enrollment)
  • Monday, June 1 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm -  Getting More out of Web Mapping - Sponsored by Esri  - Free:  (limited enrollment)
  • Monday, June 1 • 1:00pm - 4:00pm (At Esri office in downtown Sacramento, hands-on workshop) 3D Mapping in the ArcGIS Platform- Free
    (Workshop requires a minimum of 10 confirmed attendees, or may face cancellation)

Conference Fee (until May 29): $100 student/$300 member/$330 nonmember

One-day Registration Options (Tuesday or Wednesday): $50 student/$150 member/$165 nonmember

Onsite Rate (at the conference): $125 student/$325 member/$355 nonmember

Downloadable Registration Form

On-line registration is no longer available please download the registration form and bring with you to the registration desk.

Sheraton Grand Hotel:

The conference will take place at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, 1230 J Street (13th & J) in downtown Sacramento. The discounted conference rate is $145 single/double with a limited number of government rate rooms. Rooms reserved under the CalGIS conference block include complimentary in-room internet access (normally an additional fee).

Room reservations can be made by calling the Sheraton's Central Reservations Line at 1-800-325-3535. Be sure to request the CalGIS/URISA conference rate, which will be available until the rooms are filled or until May 15 (whichever comes first). Note that as of May 15, the hotel's availability is extremely limited. 

Online reservations form

Online government per diem reservation form (for those who qualify)

Exhibits and Conference Sponsorship

Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities suit a wide range of budgets. Reserve your sponsorship right away as space is limited. 

CalGIS Sponsor Prospectus - Sold Out!

2015 Conference Gold Sponsor

 Exhibit Booths Reserved:

Open Spatial: Booth 100
David Evans and Associates, Inc: Booth 101
GeoWing Mapping, Inc: Booth 102
California Surveying and Drafting Supply, Inc: Booth 103
GeoTerra, Inc: Booth 104
AMS Consulting: Booth 105
Dudek: Booth 106
VESTRA Resources, Inc: Booth 107
DT Research: Booth 108
CAD Masters, Inc: Booth 109
LHNav, LLC: Booth 110
Esri: Booth 200/202
USA Imaging, Inc: Booth 201
Psomas: Booth 203
GISi: Booth 204
University of California Riverside Extension: Booth 205
RBF/Michael Baker International: Booth 206
Latitude Geographics: Booth 207
Blue Marble Geographics: Booth 208
Data Transfer Solutions LLC: Booth 209
CycloMedia Technology: Booth 300
Infogroup: Booth 301
Hexagon Geospatial: Booth 302
Quantum Spatial, Inc: Booth 303
Pictometry: Booth 304
DigitalGlobe: Booth 306
Interwest Consulting Group: Booth 308

Recent events:

2014 - Monterey, California (View program to see what you missed.)

2014 CalGIS Webinars

2013 - Long Beach, California (View program to see what you missed.)

2012 - Sacramento, California

2011 - Fresno, California

2010 - Huntington Beach, California

2009 - Sacramento, California

2008 - Modesto, California

2007 - Oakland, California

2006 - Santa Barbara, California

2005 - Bakersfield, California

2004 - San Jose, California 



Blue Marble
eGIS Associates, Inc.
GeoTech Vision
Hexagon Geospatial
North West Geomatics
Open Spatial
Planning Communities
Sani-International Technology Advisors
TGA inc.
Thomson Reuters