URISA Digest
February 1, 2013
2013 Dues Renewal 
If you have not yet renewed your 2013 membership, you can easily renew online or print an invoice. 
Of Interest:
Dubai Map

Future U.S. Workforce for Geospatial Intelligence

Chris Hadfield is commander of the International Space Station  - his twitter feed is full of amazing images of the earth.   (@Cmdr_Hadfield)

Great Streets Project - Maryland Heights, Missouri
(URISA Past President Hilary Perkins is very involved)

And a bit of fun for a Friday afternoon:
 Contributions to URISA - a 501(c) (3) organization - are tax deductible in the U.S. All contributions will be used to further the mission of URISA through the delivery of existing programs and the development of new programs.   
giscorps Watch a great informational webinar about GISCorps! Click here for the link to the Adobe Connect session. 

Are you a certified GIS Professional yet? Learn more. 

Presentation Proposals Invited 

Featured Sessions at GIS/CAMA
March 4-7 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Two Deadlines Extended to February 11

URISA Corporate & Business Partners

Awards & Competitions

Let's Get More Students Involved in URISA!

Calendar of Events

Mark Your Calendars - Just Announced!

February so soon? 

Time sure does fly when you're busy...don't let the opportunities slip away.

Commit to making a presentation at a conference; write an article for an upcoming issue of THE GIS PROFESSIONAL; talk to students at your local college about the URISA Student Competition; become a GISCorps volunteer; nominate an influential GIS leader for the Hall of Fame; get involved with your local chapter; encourage a client to apply for an ESIG Award!

The opportunities are endless.

Stay warm (it was 3 degrees F here in Chicago this morning! 
Wendy Nelson

Executive Director, URISA  


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