CalGIS 2019 in Fresno
The URISA chapters in California and the California Geographic Information Association, come together every year to present CalGIS.
CalGIS 2019 will be the milestone 25th annual event. It will take place at the DoubleTree Hilton in Fresno, California and will feature pre-event workshops and training, keynote speakers, an abundance of breakout sessions, and a busy exhibit hall!
Call for Workshop and Presentation Proposals:
- Click here for details and submission forms. Be sure to note the deadline for workshop and presentation proposals (December 3 and January 9 respectively).
Registration & Venue
Registration options will range from single day to full conference, with substantial discounts for full-time students, young professionals and members of CGIA or California URISA Chapters.
NEW THIS YEAR! Full registration includes attendance at one full or half-day workshop on Monday, April 8, 2019 (normally an additional fee). Don't miss the opportunity for comprehensive education and training. Full Registration also includes access to the exhibition, all educational sessions, proceedings, networking events, luncheon, and vendor educational sessions.
Registration will open in January.
Venue: DoubleTree Hilton in Fresno, California
Events will take place at the Doubletree Hilton (2233 Ventura Street, Fresno, California, 93721), the largest full-service hotel in the Central Valley, located in the heart of California, just off of Highways 41 and 99.
The venue offers easy access to Fresno Yosemite International Airport (a complimentary airport shuttle is available for registered guests), Fresno State University and shopping, dining and entertainment options in the Tower District. The full-service Fresno hotel is within driving distance of Kings Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park and Sequoia National Park.
CalGIS negotiated an affordable $139 single/double hotel room rate (with complimentary wifi access) at the hotel for CalGIS attendees. The group rate will be available until March 24 or until the room block is depleted. A limited number of government per-diem rooms will also be available.
Make your reservations via this online link (coming soon)
Fresno is a city in California's San Joaquin Valley. Created in the early 1900s, Forestiere Underground Gardens consists of Roman-catacombs-inspired subterranean passages and courtyards. Fresno Chaffee Zoo has sea lions and a stingray touch pool. Sprawling, trail-lined Woodward Park is home to the Shinzen Japanese Garden. The city is a base for Yosemite National Park, with its waterfalls and giant rock formations. Start planning your visit today!
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- Southern California Chapter of URISA
- Northern California Chapter of URISA
- Central California Chapter of URISA
- BayGeo/BAAMA - Chapter of URISA
- California Geographic Information Association (CGIA)
Curious about CalGIS 2018? It was presented in partnership with URISA's GIS-Pro: October 9-12, 2018 in Palm Springs, CA!
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