The 2015 GIS in Action Conference Committee is hard at work planning for this year’s joint conference, May 4 – 6 at the Hilton Vancouver Hotel and Conference Center in Vancouver, WA. We would like to share the following conference news with you.
Reminder - Abstracts for the 2015 program are currently being accepted. This is your chance to be a part of the program, receive a $60 conference discount and earn professional certification credits.
Click here for the Call for Abstracts. All abstracts are due February 9th.
The Washington and Oregon chapters of URISA and the Columbia River Region of the ASPRS invite you to submit a proposal to conduct a workshop for the GIS in Action 2015.
We are seeking instructors to give educational presentations and workshops on a wide range of GIS topics. All submissions are welcome and will be evaluated as a potential workshop focus. All submissions are due by February 10th.
Please see the Call for Workshop Proposals for further details. Or email questions toWorkshops@waurisa.org.
Richard “Dick” Thomas Memorial Student Presentation Competition & Award
WAURISA announces the 9th annual Richard "Dick" Thomas Award. This award was established to honor Washington State GIS pioneer and mentor Richard ‘Dick’ Thomas, who passed away in 2006. The intent of this award is to honor Dick by continuing his work of encouraging students to excel in their studies and to transition successfully into careers in the field of GIS.
Please see the Complete Guidelines and Competition FAQs for more information on how to enter the competition.
The Summit Award
The Summit Award is presented during the annual Washington GIS Conference for highest contributions by an individual to the Washington State GIS Community. WAURISA is now accepting nominations for The Summit Award. The deadline to submit a nomination is April 20, 2015.
Please visit The Summit Award Nomination page to review the criteria and make a nomination.
More information is coming soon for vendors, registration, the poster contest, and social events. Be sure to check out the GIS in Action website.
Registration for GIS in Action will open soon.