Count on URISA for your GIS Professional Education

There is an abundance of education on the URISA calendar. Be sure to note the important deadlines and start planning today.

Presentation Proposals Invited for 2016 URISA Caribbean GIS Conference

Submit your presentation proposal by December 1.


GIS-Pro & NWGIS 2015

October 18 - 22, 2015

GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference

February 22 - 25, 2016

URISA Leadership Academy

August 1 - 5, 2016

CalGIS 2016: 22nd Annual California GIS Conference

May 10-12, 2016
Anaheim, California 

Abstract submissions will be due by January 15, 2016

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)

Conference Program

The conference is developed from abstract submissions received through the Call for Presentation Proposals. The conference committee will soon announce the Call and anticipates your submissions. Abstract submissions will be due by January 15, 2016

Registration and Venue

Those individuals who are members of one or more California URISA Chapters and /or the CGIA and reside locally or have a reservation at the conference hotel receive the best registration rates. This long-standing policy, common among associations, ensures the contractual obligations of the association with the hotel and encourages optimal networking among the attendees.  

Full registration includes access to educational sessions, keynote addresses, the CalGIS 2016 Exhibition, one hosted lunch, coffee breaks and a networking reception. Preconference workshops are not included in the conference registration fee. Class size is limited and an additional fee may be required.

Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort:

The conference will take place at the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort (1855 S. Harbor Blvd, Anaheim CA 92802) steps from the Anaheim Gardenwalk and the Disneyland Resort. The discounted conference rate is $149 single/double. Rooms reserved under the CalGIS conference block include complimentary in-room internet access (normally an additional fee).


Exhibits and Conference Sponsorship

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

Note that the exhibit hall sold out in 2015. 

2015 Conference Gold Sponsor

 2015 participating exhibitors:

AMS Consulting
Blue Marble Geographics
CAD Masters, Inc
California Surveying and Drafting Supply, Inc
CycloMedia Technology
Data Transfer Solutions LLC
David Evans and Associates, Inc
DT Research
GeoTerra, Inc
GeoWing Mapping, Inc
Hexagon Geospatial
Interwest Consulting Group
Latitude Geographics
Open Spatial
Quantum Spatial, Inc
RBF/Michael Baker International
University of California Riverside Extension
USA Imaging, Inc

Recent events:

2015 - Sacramento, California (View program to see what you missed.)

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

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