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Louisiana Chapter


Congratulations to LA URISA -
2016 URISA Outstanding Chapter of the Year!!!!


LAURISA president Andrew Milanes (center, green plaid shirt) signed the OneURISA Affiliation Agreement with the URISA Board during GIS-Pro & CalGIS 2018.

The Louisiana Chapter of URISA was established in 1993. LA URISA is open to anyone with an interest in networking and GIS education within the state of Louisiana. Students and young professionals, academics, veteran practitioners...you're all welcome at LA URISA!

LA URISA Chapter Board 

  • President: Andrew Milanes
  • Vice President: Leslie Couvillion
  • Secretary: Mary Latolais
  • Treasurer: Jacqueline Woodward
  • Events Coordinator: Liz Lowe
  • Young Professional Liaison: Zach Leto

Chapter Membership

Congratulations to LA URISA, one of the early adopters of OneURISA! Through this relationship, members of URISA International who reside in Louisiana are now also members of the chapter, at no additional fee.  

Join URISA today at a significantly discounted introductory rate! Click here to join! 

Upcoming Events

LA URISA Lunch & Learn 


Membership Appreciation  Flyer

2 Presentations


"One URISA" Presented by Lynn Dupont, GISP


"GISP Updates" Presented by Andrew Milanes, GISP


Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 / 11:30 - 1pm

New Orleans Regional Planning Commission

10 Veterans Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124 


On-line Registration

 LA URISA Workshop:

Check back soon for next workshop announcement! 


LA URISA Monthly GIS Social & Networking:  

Mappy Hour Flyer

December 12, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm

2112 Perkins Palm Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

538 Hagan Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119

1500 General Mouton Ave, Lafayette, LA 70501


 LA URISA Newsletters 

2018 Newsletters:

 2017 Newsletters: 2016 Newsletters: 

Recent Events 

Scroll down to review recent Lunch & Learn Meetings and Workshops sponsored by LA URISA!

LA URISA Event Attendance (for documenting GISP points) 2017

LA URISA Event Attendance (for documenting GISP points)

Lunch & Learn Meetings:








    Comprehensive Overview of the Functionality & Uses of ArcGIS Online - Thursday October 18 Flyer
  • Workshop: Introduction to ArcGIS Pro - August 21 & 22, 2018Flyer
  • GIS for the Busy Professional Part II: Geoprocessing tools, Joining and Relating Data - May 18, 2018
    Instructor: Lynn Dupont, ASLA, APA, GISP - Flyer

  • Workshop: GIS Fundamentals for the Busy Professional  - March 25, 2016
    Instructor: Lynn Dupont, ASLA, APA, GISP - Flyer

  • Workshop: GIS Fundamentals for the Busy Professional (AIA, APA, ASCE, ASLA) - October 16, 2015
    Instructor: Lynn Dupont, ASLA, APA, GISP - Flyer 

  • Workshop: NG9-1-1 and the GIS Workflow - October 14, 2015
    Instructors: Sandi Stroud , ENP & Jonathan Soulen, GISP, Michael Baker Jr. IncFlyer
  • “Our Workflows Make You More Efficient,” presented by NEI - March 19, 2015

  • GISCI Certification Program Workshop
    Baton Rouge:
    January 16, 2015
    New Orleans:
    January 23, 2015
    Post-GISP Workshop Happy Hour on January 23

  • OpenStreetMap - January 2015
  • OpenStreetMap - February 2014

LA URISA was the co-host of GIS-Pro 2014... September 8-11, 2014 in New Orleans!

GIS Day 2014



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