GSDI Association statement to the GEO Plenary meeting, Mexico City, 12 November 2015

The Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association notes the importance of Earth observation and geospatial information in the recent UN Resolution ‘Transforming our world - the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’ and commit to cooperate with GEO and its partners to exploit their contribution toward this plan of action for people, planet, and prosperity.

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Young GIS Professionals Encouraged to Apply to URISA's Vanguard Cabinet

URISA is pleased to announce the availability of the 2016 Vanguard Cabinet application. Applications are due by November 30, 2015.

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Georgia URISA Named Outstanding Chapter of the Year

Each year, URISA recognizes an outstanding Chapter that has sponsored particularly effective activities or has otherwise excelled in serving its membership. Outstanding Chapter Award criteria include:

  • Innovation
  • Outreach
  • Education
  • Community Impact

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URISA Leaders Recognized at GIS-Pro & NWGIS 2015

Nearly 450 GIS professionals - from 37 states, 3 Canadian provinces, and 8 countries - recently convened in Spokane, Washington for GIS-Pro & NWGIS 2015. One of the highlights of the conference was the Awards Breakfast, during which a number of URISA leaders were recognized for their volunteer service to the organization. We congratulate and thank them for their amazing contributions!

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GEO - the Group on Earth Observations Convenes in Mexico City

Hosted by the Government of Mexico, the intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) will convene its international Plenary and Ministerial Summit on 9-13 November in Mexico City.

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GEO 2015 Short Video Competition

Last call for your videos! Submit your Entry Form now!

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is inviting submission of short videos for its upcoming GEO-XII Plenary (11 and 12 November 2015) and Ministerial Summit (13 November 2015) that will take place in Mexico City (more details are available at

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GEO-XII Plenary Documents

The GEO-XII Plenary documents shown below are now available for downloading.

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