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URISA Digest
July 14, 2016

Opportunity to Provide Input for the United States NSDI Strategic Plan

GIS Leadership 
URISA Leadership Academy
August 1-5, 2016 - Chicago, Illinois
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"The URISA Leadership Academy provides GIS professionals seeking leadership direction and opportunities with the frameworks and foundations necessary to deliver and sustain a successful GIS program. The ULA brings together established professionals with budding GIS leaders for a week-long educational experience like no other." - Corey Halford, City of Airdrie, Alberta (ULA Graduate, 2011)

Important Conversations in Barbados
September 5-8, 2016 - Barbados 
Take advantage of preconference workshops and training
  • Keynotes (What3Words and Hexagon Geospatial
  • High Level Meetings - We're pleased to announce that the United Nations Initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management (UNGGIM) will be meeting during the conference in Barbados!
  • Missing Maps MeetUp - both Dominica (which is still recovering from Tropical Storm Erika in 2015) and Barbados are expected to be our projects.
  • Tons of education - More than 20 comprehensive sessions with presentations from nearly 60 professionals
  • A full-day track on Caribbean Disaster Management developed in conjunction with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
  • Networking and a busy Exhibition - (Gold Sponsors Esri and Spatial Innovision; Silver Sponsor - GeoOrbis)


Come and meet the Spatial Innovision team!

Reserve your hotel room by August 3 to take advantage of discounted group rates!

GIS-Pro 2016 in Toronto!
GIS-Pro 2016: URISA's 54th Annual Conference
October 31-November 3, 2016 
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Registration and exhibit discounts available through August 1Click on each banner below for details.

New and Important: GeoAlliance Canada, the national umbrella organization for the Canadian geo community, is planning to hold its first Annual General Meeting at GIS-Pro!

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