Des Plaines, IL (January 10, 2012) - URISA is kicking off the New Year with the second installment of the URISA Connect Addressing series. Scheduled for January 18, 2012 at 1 PM EST/ 10 AM PST the webinar, Tools for Developing Good Addresses, will discuss the various ways to collect, maintain and share good address data across the enterprise.
The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) is accepting applications for its Exemplary Systems in Government (ESIG) Awards through Monday, May 7, 2012. The awards recognize exceptional achievements in the application of geospatial information technology that have improved the delivery and quality of government services.
Applications may be submitted in two categories, Single Process and Enterprise Systems:
Des Plaines, IL (January 4, 2012) The International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) and the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) are pleased to announce the 16th Annual GIS/CAMA (Geographic Information Systems / Computer-Assisted Mass Appraisal) Technologies Conference, to be held March 12-15, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in San Antonio, Texas. Significant registration discounts are available through January 10, 2012.
The conference features three preconference workshops:
Des Plaines, IL (December 20, 2011) – The URISA Board of Directors recently received a petition from its members in the United Arab Emirates requesting approval to organize a URISA Chapter in the country. The Board unanimously approved organizing status for a United Arab Emirates URISA Chapter.
URISA President, Greg Babinski, GISP noted:
Des Plaines, IL (November 30, 2011) – URISA is pleased to announce the results of its latest salary survey for GIS professionals. The 2011 publication has been further expanded and includes a much wider-range of detailed information. Additions include more job titles and information pertaining to the increase/decrease of department size, professional certification, specific technical skills and soft skills and salary information. This is an ideal resource for both job seekers and also for those who are hiring GIS staff in 2012.
Des Plaines, IL (November 29, 2011) – URISA is pleased to announce its conference schedule for 2012. Please list, as appropriate, in your organization’s event calendars.
URISA is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for its Vanguard Cabinet through December 5, 2011.
Des Plaines, IL (October 10, 2011) – URISA is pleased to announce that nineteen GISCorps volunteers have recently been deployed to three new missions and one existing mission.
GIS database specialist is assisting the American Red Cross with a project in Haiti
The 2012 URISA Leadership Academy (ULA) will take place June 11-15, 2012 at the Hilton Savannah Desoto in Savannah, Georgia. The ULA is a unique opportunity to enhance GIS leadership skills while learning and working with established instructors and professionals in the field.
A number of events will be featured at GIS-Pro 2011: URISA’s 49th Annual Conference taking place November 1-4, 2011 in Indianapolis. An “All Things Geospatial” evening Ignite session, Lightning Talks, an OpenStreetMap Lab, Esri Technical Workshops and User Group Meeting, and a DevMeetUp are all on the program this year.