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Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Esri Donating Software Licenses to URISA GISCorps Volunteers

Esri will donate personal-use licenses of its ArcGIS software for each GISCorps volunteer who takes a GIS Service Pledge to volunteer for a good cause. GISCorps is a program of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) and has been providing a range of mapping and disaster response services for more than 14 years

Friday, July 21st, 2017

URISA Board Candidates Announced

Des Plaines, IL – URISA’s Leadership Development Committee recently presented its recommended slate of candidates to the URISA Board of Directors. The Board approved the slate, listed below, for its 2017 election. Those elected will begin their three-year Board terms following  GIS-Pro 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida this October. URISA is pleased to present the following list of

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

2017 GIS in Transit Conference Approved for Nearly 50 AICP-CM Credits

Des Plaines, IL  – URISA, the National Center for Transit Research and the Transportation Research Board are pleased to announce that the 2017 National GIS in Transit Conference was approved for 46.5 AICP-CM credits. The conference, taking place September 6-8 in Washington, DC, features workshops, breakout sessions, keynote addresses and more. Approved AICP-CM credits range from 8.5 for participation in full-day

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

2017 GIS in Transit Conference Approved for Nearly 50 AICP-CM Credits

Des Plaines, IL  – URISA, the National Center for Transit Research and the Transportation Research Board are pleased to announce that the 2017 National GIS in Transit Conference was approved for 46.5 AICP-CM credits. The conference, taking place September 6-8 in Washington, DC, features workshops, breakout sessions, keynote addresses and more.   Approved AICP-CM credits range from 8.5 for participation in

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

URISA’s GIS Hall of Fame Nominations Process Opens

URISA is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its GIS Hall of Fame. Nominations are due May 1, 2017. 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. Anyone

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Abstract Submissions Invited for GIS-Pro 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida

URISA is pleased to announce the Call for Presentations for GIS-Pro 2017: URISA’s 55th Annual Conference in Jacksonville, Florida. The conference will take place October 23-26, 2017. Abstract submissions are due on or before March 10, 2017. The conference educational content will celebrate exemplary applications of GIS technology for emergency response, addressing, public health, transportation, economic

Friday, January 20th, 2017

Daniel Behnke Named URISA Young Professional of the Year

Des Plaines, IL – URISA is pleased to announce that Daniel Behnke has been named URISA’s Young Professional of the Year in recognition of his outstanding contributions as part of URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet. Daniel is the Director of Asset Management Operations for Data Transfer Solutions in Orlando, Florida.  He notes, “It’s been an honor to

Friday, December 9th, 2016

GIS Leadership: URISA Program to be Offered Twice in 2017

Des Plaines, IL – URISA is pleased to announce that its GIS Leadership Academy will be offered twice in 2017. •April 3-7, 2017 in San Diego, California •July 24-28, 2017 in Providence, Rhode Island The success of any GIS program is largely tied to the capabilities of its leader. Strong leadership is necessary to establish

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

GIS/CAMA Technology Conference Heads to Chattanooga

Des Plaines, IL  – URISA and the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) are pleased to announce the 2017 GIS /CAMA Technologies Conference, March 6-9, 2017 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. For more than twenty years, the organizations have hosted a conference that assists assessment and appraisal professionals in visualizing how they can work more effectively through

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

URISA Announces Finalists for the 2016 Geospatial Student Competition

Des Plaines, IL – URISA and the Vanguard Cabinet are pleased to announce the finalists in the 2016 Geospatial Student Competition.  The intent of the competition is to showcase the geospatial technology skills of current post-secondary students. Competing students will create a project that utilizes geospatial technology to address a real-world problem. The finalists will

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