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“The people I rely on the most in my career are those I've personally met and spent quality time with at URISA conferences. They are the ones I count on when I get stuck trying to find information or when I have a problem I’m trying to solve at work.” – Hilary Perkins, GISP, AICP, City of Maryland Heights, Missouri

In addition to the numerous URISA educational events, we have compiled a list of URISA chapter and allied organizational events of possible interest. Please submit your calendar information to: Industry Event Calendar   

Be sure to note the events marked URISA Partner Event to take advantage of the knowledge and insight from our corporate and educational institution partners! 

July 2020

URISA Partner Event

Esri International User Conference (VIRTUAL)
July 13-17, 2020
San Diego, California

Stop by the URISA & GISCI booth in the Virtual Exhibit Hall and the URISA GISCorps kiosk in the Sustainable World Virtual Pavilion!

Check out GeoDecisions' schedule at the Esri UC.

URISA Partner Event 








GeoDecisions developed a landslide susceptibility GIS predictive analytics model for the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC), based on a similar model released by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Discover how it was developed, the modifications produced, and how it improved safety for the SPC community. Register here: https://bit.ly/31WcUGR.

URISA Partner Event

Improve Your Transportation Organization with the Geospatial Maturity Model Assessment

Presented by:
Eric Abrams, Senior Project Manager, GeoDecisions
Paul Giroux, MSc(GIS), GISP, Founder, Slimgim
Mark Sarmiento, Planning Specialist, Federal Highway Administration

July 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm EST
Registration & Details 

Pacific Northwest GIS Professionals:

King County GIS is presenting URISA’s one-day GIS Program Management workshop, live and online on Thursday, July 23. Registration is now open.

Today most government organizations have some type of GIS program in place. They vary from being in their early stages, to the rebuilding or tuning-up phase, to being completely transformed as new technologies and applications emerge. This workshop is designed to provide guidelines for managing your GIS program. It will look at the various organizational and technical issues program managers must address in order to develop a successful GIS program.

Read more about GIS Program Management on GIS & You.

Register today!


August 2020

URISA Announces a Virtual GIS Leadership Academy
August 3-7, 2020

Proven GIS leadership training since 2007. Grab your spot... there are only thirty seats available.

URISA Partner Event

Date: August 6, 2020

NAVIG8 is back and bigger than ever! Nearmap NAVIG8 is our annual customer event that brings you the latest on location intelligence. See Nearmap AI technology in action, hear from customers and experts, learn from industry thought leaders and get hands-on with cutting-edge location technology. And the best part, it’s all possible from the comfort of your home! Book your virtual spot now:  https://www.nearmap.com/us/en/navig8-2020

URISA Partner Event 

  The Future of Smart City Planning: Employing HD Aerial Imagery - August 13, 2020 at 2pm EST

What are you using to plan for the smart cities of the future? Having access to real location intelligence helps you identify areas for development, pinpoint potential problem situations, and track property assets over time and remotely. Aerial data helps better inform and guide decisions to eliminate project workflow inefficiencies, tighten project timelines, and can help save lives . In Government, the collaboration between aerial imagery and GIS data is critical—it vastly improves the quality of life for all individuals occupying a given geography.

Presented by: Charles Staton, Geospatial Engineer at Nearmap

Registration: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5485932311158098700?source=NearMap

URISA Partner Event

  When safety matters most: Using HD aerial imagery for emergency & event planning - August 26, 2020 at 2:15pm EST

Public safety agencies rely on accurate data when it comes to emergency response planning. Whether it involves assisting during a natural disaster, coordinating exit routes for public events or responding to 911 calls, high-res aerial maps offer real location intelligence you can rely on.

Discover how using immersive 3D data and stunningly clear 2D aerial imagery help preserve lives and protect property as part of your public safety planning efforts. Learn how using a multi-view access strategy means you can inspect and make decisions quickly and more efficiently.

Presented by:

  • Chuck Dostal, Manager/Technical Engineer at Nearmap
  • Todd Komanetsky, Director of Partnerships at RapidDeploy

Registration:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/555445094905039884

IAAO 2020 Annual Conference
August 30 - September 2, 2020
Denver, Colorado

September 2020

GIS-Pro 2020: A Virtual Experience


November 2020

URISA GIS Leadership Academy
November 9-13, 2020
St. Petersburg, Florida

Save the date for #GISDay, November 18, 2020! We want everyone to celebrate safely this year, so we're encouraging you to organize virtual events or hold outdoor events with safe social distancing. Register now! ow.ly/7yy250AyYsk

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