The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association has established the GIS Hall of Fame to recognize and honor the most esteemed leaders of the geospatial community. To be considered for the GIS Hall of Fame, an individual’s or an organization’s record of contribution to the advancement of the industry demonstrates creative thinking and actions, vision and innovation, inspiring leadership, perseverance, and community mindedness. In addition, nominees must serve as a role model for those who follow. URISA Hall of Fame Laureates are individuals or organizations whose pioneering work has moved the geospatial industry in a better, stronger direction.
You are strongly encouraged to learn more about each URISA GIS Hall of Fame Inductee, listed below according to year of recogntion:
URISA is seeking nominations for its GIS Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes and honors the best of us in GIS. Started in 2005, the URISA Hall of Fame documents the contributions made by key individuals. URISA welcomes nominations from any profession and is not restricted to those having a past or current relationship with URISA.
This award is not given every year, and some years there may be multiple recipients. The selection criteria for this honor are:
Nominations must be submitted to URISA by May 1. The nomination shall consist of a letter of no more than 2 pages. The letter will describe how the person or organization has met or exceeded the award criteria. It must be in electronic format and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. A committee of past URISA Presidents will review all nominations and make recommendations to the URISA Board of Directors by mid-June.
Each inductee will be honored in the following manner:
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