27th Annual Conference
April 22-23rd, 2019 @ Portland State University
Collaborate and Learn from the GIS experts
2019 GIS in Action conference
• Technical innovations
• GIS administration
• Applied GIS techniques
• GIS trends
Please follow the link for registration: https://www.gisinaction.org/content/conference-registration.
This year GIS in Action is introducing our first online/mobile program. Stay tuned for information on how to download the app or link to the program.
Questions about the conference, please contact Rich L’Esperance: firstname.lastname@example.org
HotApps is back! February 8, 2019
REGISTER NOW AND CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
What: 1-day Technical Symposium
When: Friday, February 8, 2019, 9:00am - 3:30pm
Where: McMenamins Old St. Francis School Hotel, Bend, OR
Who: Everyone interested in mapping and geospatial technologies
HotApps is a 1-day showcase of new and emerging geo-enabled tools, apps, and hacks. Organized by ORURISA, this year’s event will take place on Friday, February 8 in Bend. Talented students and professionals from around the region will show what they’ve built and where they are taking their current projects, with the goal of coming together to learn from each other and push the envelope even farther.
Register online today to secure your attendance
Online registration is now available. The Standard registration fee is $25. A discounted registration for currently-enrolled students is available for $10. Coffee and lunch will be provided.
Lodging at McMenamin’s Old St. Francis School Hotel is subject to availability.
Build our community and share your work
Fill out this short form to submit a proposal for a presentation and share your insight into what’s happening in the world of Geo. Presentations should:
Priority deadline for proposals is Friday, January 11th.
Final deadline for proposals is Friday, January 18th.
Questions regarding the event can be sent to email@example.com.
Innovative Applications of Esri GIS Technology Poster Competition
For more information, and for the 5 categories that will serve as criteria, see:
Cash prizes will be awarded, but even more importantly, this is an opportunity for students and colleagues to showcase the innovative things they are doing with Esri GIS technology to help understand and solve the most pressing local-to-global problems of our time.
The 2017 GIS in Action Conference will be at Portland State University on April 17th and 18th. We are seeking presentations from students for a special session. Applications need to include the student's contact information, a title, and 250-500 word abstract. Images and tables are optional and may be included to supplement the project summary. Submittals are due by January 20th.
OR-URISA Young Professionals and ASPRS are each contributing $200 ($400 total) to reimburse student presenters for their registration. Student registration is already discounted at $90.
For more information about the student session or to submit a presentation contact Alexa Todd: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The NWGIS User Group conference taking place next month October 17 – 21, 2016 in Salem, Oregon. There are sponsorship, vendor, and poster opportunities still available. In addition, there is also a student rate available for attendees.
Please see the website for more information:
Are Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Right for Me?
The Central Coast GIS Users Group (http://orurisa.org/2016_UAV_Symposium) is pleased to invite you to the 2016 GIS Symposium by the Sea - Are Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Right for Me? on Friday, September 16th at the Lincoln City Cultural Center in Lincoln City, OR (Map: https://goo.gl/maps/Htaj7wtLU3K2) from 9 am - 4:30 pm.
Register HERE: http://2016symposiumbythesea-uasandgis.eventbrite.com
Been hearing the buzz about drones? Want to know how this technology can be applied in your work? How is GIS entwined with UASs? Presenters from OSU, ODFW, National Estuarine Research Reserves and other organizations will cover a variety of different guidelines and principles to help make sense of this emerging and game-changing technology. More details, including a draft agenda, will be available on the symposium website.
Lunch and snacks are included in the registration fee ($35). Register before Sept. 1st to receive a $5 discount! If this registration fee is difficult for you, please contact us for alternate options. Registration will close on Sept. 13th. at midnight. In an effort to reduce waste we will not be providing individual bottled water this year. Please consider bringing a reusable water bottle or other container for drinking water during the symposium. We will also have cups available in case you forget. Thank you!
Even if you can't make the symposium, please be sure to join us afterwards (~5:00 pm) for pints and dining (Roadhouse 101, 4649 SW Hwy 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367)
This year's State of the Map US 2016 will occur July 23 - 25 in Seattle, WA. Join for three days packed with talks, workshops, hacking, mapping parties and meetings all around OpenStreetMap.
Find event description and website on the ORURISA site: http://www.orurisa.org/event-2284853 or go straight to the event website: http://stateofthemap.us/
If you're a student and would like to attend GIS in Action at Portland State University April 4th and 5th for free, consider becoming a conference volunteer.
To get free attendance, you only need to volunteer for 4 hours. That's pretty amazing, right?
If you're interested in being a volunteer, please fill out this form. You will be contacted in the coming weeks to sign up for shifts.
Example of volunteer duties:
Setting up poster displays, registering attendees, counting ballots for the poster contest, presentation room support, announcing winners of poster contest, cleaning up after the conference, and much more!
Note, free attendance for volunteers is limited to the conference and does not include workshops.
April 4th & 5th, 2016
(Workshops April 6th)
Early Registration is NOW OPEN! Click HERE to register.
Please mark your calendars for the TWENTY-FOURTH Annual GIS In Action Conference, hosted by the Columbia River Region of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) and the Oregon-Southwest Washington Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA).
This year, we are back at Portland State University!
Each year ASPRS and URISA collaborate to hold this informational conference on current issues in the Geospatial Information Community. Join us for what will surely be another successful opportunity to meet with colleagues in the geospatial industries and organizations, to learn about emerging topics and recent advances in GIS applications, and to discuss our problems and solutions together. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to meet and network with GIS professionals from the region. Find out who is doing what, and how.
Preliminary Conference Program!
Here's our conference only web site.
Register now for the upcoming GIS in Action conference April 4 & 5, 2016 held at Portland State University.
There are several post-conference workshops being held on Wednesday, April 6th, the day after the conference. These workshops are all offered at a discount to conference attendees.
Here is the list of workshops with detailed descriptions on the web site.
Cartographic Workshop – ‘Cutting Through The Graphic Clutter’
Format and schedule: Full-day workshop, April 6th, 9 AM – 3 PM
Extending ArcGIS: Python Geoprocessing Tools and Add-Ins
Format and schedule: Full-day workshop, April 6th, 8:30 AM – 5 PM
Introduction to CartoDB for Web and Mobile Applications
Format and schedule: Full-day workshop, April 6th, 8 AM – 3 PM
Create Great Web Apps – No Coding Required
Format and schedule: Half-day workshop, April 6th, 9 AM – 12PM
ArcGIS Open Data: Get Started and Use Best Practices
Format and schedule: Half-day workshop, April 6th, 1 – 4 PM
Format and schedule: Full-day workshop, April 6th, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Call for posters!
Poetical Poster Contestants,
Participants at the 2016 GIS in Action conference will have the opportunity to present a poster and engage in a competition, which includes prizes in different poster categories. Anyone going to the conference can enter to display their poster. Details for entry to the competition are below. You can enter a digital and/or paper version. The deadline to enter is the beginning of the conference.
Voting will happen on all posters and winners will receive $50 REI gift certificates for first place and $25 certificate for second place for five categories.
If you plan to enter a poster please submit your poster on our web site.
The Central Coast GIS Users Group
(http://www.orurisa.org/2015_Cartography_Symposium) is pleased to
invite you to the 2015 Cartography Symposium by the Sea on Friday,
September 25th at the Oregon Coast Community College in Newport, OR
Presenters from UofO, ESRI and other organizations will cover a
variety of different guidelines and principles to help make your maps
the envy of all your friends. We all know a great map when we see it,
but what are the principles behind making a good map yourself? GIS
has changed map making from a time honored handmade labor, to mass
producing large, data filled maps in minutes.This all-day symposium
will introduce you to the basic principles of cartography (map
making), guidelines you can follow for nearly every map, and tips and
tricks for making your map fabulous. More details, including a draft
agenda, are available on the symposium website
Lunch and snacks are included in the registration fee ($35). If this
registration fee is difficult for you, please contact us for alternate
options. In an effort to reduce waste we will not be providing
individual bottled water this year. Please consider bringing a
reusable water bottle or other container for drinking water during the
symposium. We will also have cups available in case you forget. Thank