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.