GIS-Pro 2017: Registration & Venue


  • Registration options range from single day to full conference, with substantial discounts for full-time students and  young professional members (35 or younger).
  • Full registration includes attendance at one preconference workshop (normally an additional $200 fee). Don't let the opportunity for this in-depth preconference training and education pass you by!
  • Full Registration also includes access to all educational sessions, proceedings, networking reception, Tuesday luncheon, Wednesday Awards Breakfast, and Wednesday evening social event.
  • The Member discounted rate will apply to URISA members, URISA Florida, Carolina and Georgia Chapter members.

The best value for conference registration is for URISA members who are staying at the conference hotel or who reside locally. 


We know it can be challenging to gain approval to attend training and conferences. But we also know that organizations that invest in professional development benefit from employee loyalty and retention and improved operations from knowledge gained.

Important Deadlines:

  • Regular registration fees are available until October 18.
  • Register in advance… registrations received after October 18 and onsite registrations will incur an additional $50 fee.

 Register now:


Conference Venue: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront

The conference will take place at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront (225 East Coastline Drive, Jacksonville, Florida, USA, 32202)

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront hotel makes your Northeast Florida experience complete. Stay at our hotel in Jacksonville for four miles of riverfront boardwalk access, walkable attractions, complimentary shuttles and an engaging look at local music, art, film, museums, concerts, sports, stage productions and more.

The URISA conference negotiated an amazingly affordable $169 single/double room rate for conference attendees, including wifi access. 

There are a limited number of rooms at the government per diem rate ($91) in our block. If you are employed by a government entity, register for the conference and ask our Registrar (click to email: JAX Government Rate Code Request )for the Access Code to reserve your room at the government rate.  Government Rate Rooms sold out

Please Note:  Reserve your room first your Hotel reservation number is required to receive the conference registration best value rate. 

(Group rate available until September 22, 2017. Subject to availability thereafter.

Click here to reserve your room for GIS-Pro 2017. 

Note: The rates shown above are final.  

Getting to Jacksonville:

Fly: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX)  provides non-stop flights to more than 30 major U.S. cities and is only 15 minutes from downtown. The airport offers 100 daily arrivals and departures on all major domestic air carriers and a network of regional carriers. Uber, Lyft and taxi service is plentiful from the airport, but we've also arranged a discounted fare via Super Shuttle.

Drive: Located at the crossroads of Interstate 10 and Interstate 95, Jacksonville is accessible for drivers coming from any direction.  Millions of people live within an easy drive of Jacksonville!

Hit the Rails: Daily railroad passenger service to and from Jacksonville is provided by Amtrak, connecting the city with all other locations in the Amtrak system. The Jacksonville Amtrak station is located 20 minutes north of downtown, on the city’s Northside.

About Jacksonville - The River City by the Sea

Check out URISA's JAX microsite and start planning your visit!

Jacksonville is a large city in northeastern Florida where the St. John’s River meets the Atlantic Ocean. JAX is a modern and vibrant city filled with authentic dining options, thrilling attractions, world-class museums, beautiful hotels, exciting events, cool nightlife, a hip Downtown and unique historic districts with entertaining options for visitors of all ages.

  • #JAXCulture - learn about the active, fun lifestyle of Jacksonville!
  • #ElevateJAX - check JAX out from overhead. Can't wait to explore!

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