URISA Digest
January 21, 2014 

URISA Past President Gil Castle's wants your input for Cities Beautiful. Gil is adding Chicago, Athens, Istanbul and Jerusalem to the site and would like your recommendations for more beautiful cities. Send to Gil at MyCitiesBeautiful@gmail.com

Aerial Survey to Count Africa's Elephants (livescience)

Mapping Zombies (AnyGeo Blog)

What you get when 30 people draw a world map from memory (Atlantic Cities)

If countries' populations matched their size.

Before and after the November tornadoes in Illinois (Esri)

St Maarten
February 12-14, 2014

Celebrating 20 years...
CalGIS 2014
April 14-16, 2014 in Monterey, California

URISA Past President, Greg Babinski, will be speaking at the Geospatial World Forum, May 5-9 in Switzerland.

ULA - May 5-9 in Calgary

ULA - October 13-17 in Louisville

And...watch for an upcoming  announcement about the 2014 URISA Caribbean GIS Conference - likely Curacao in November!

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Are you one of the over 2,000 GISPs who are up for renewal soon? Check out the renewal process and get your paperwork in early!   

giscorps  Consider a 2014 donation plan to support GISCorps and receive acknowledgement for your tax-deductible contribution.  

January 27 Deadline for GIS-Pro 2014 Presentations & New Workshop Proposals

See you in JAX!

Exemplary Systems in Government Awards Process Opens

URISA 2014 Membership Dues

Welcome Loqate - New Corporate Partner

Loqate, Inc.   Accurately Capture, Verify, and Geocode Any Address Worldwide

Almost all data has locations, and accurate locations power a wealth of business processes: Customer Relationship Management, data quality, delivery of materials, goods or services, fraud detection, insurance risk assessment, data analytics, store and territory planning, and much more. New applications that harness the information in Big Data, location based services, customer analytics, and market intelligence need the accuracy and intelligence that only comes from great address quality. Loqate, the definitive source of everything location can power your applications with a combination of address capture, verification, and geocoding - all for 240+ countries. Loqate becomes the single global source for high quality, accurate location information.

Watch for a case study and webinar in the near future to learn more about Loqate!

Wendy Nelson

(847) 824-6300 

Executive Director, URISA    



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