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URISA's GIS Hall of Fame Nominations Invited

Published Friday, January 31, 2020

URISA's GIS Hall of Fame honors persons and organizations that have made significant and original contributions to the development and application of GIS concepts, tools, or resources, or to the GIS profession. URISA is inviting nominations for 2020 inductees. 

Anyone may nominate a person or organization for induction to URISA's GIS Hall of Fame. To make a nomination, submit a written statement to URISA describing:

  1. The nominee's achievements, emphasizing significant and original contributions to the development or application of GIS concepts, tools, or resources, or to the GIS profession; and
  2. The significance of the nominee's contributions, in terms of their enduring impact on the GIS field or profession, and their social benefit.

Hall of Fame laureates are expected to exemplify vision, leadership, perseverance, community-mindedness, professional involvement, and ethical behavior. 

Nominations are due on or before May 11, 2020. The 2020 URISA GIS Hall of Fame celebration will take place during GIS-Pro 2020 in Baltimore, Maryland. 

For details about the nominations criteria and process, and to review the path-breaking accomplishments of previous inductees, visit https://www.urisa.org/awards/urisa-gis-hall-of-fame/

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