NextGen 9-1-1 and Emergency Preparedness Content at GIS-Pro 2017

URISA is pleased to offer substantial NextGen 9-1-1 and Emergency Preparedness content at GIS-Pro 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida this year (October 23-26, 2017).

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7th Session of UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM)

UN GGIM logoThe Seventh Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) will be held from 31 July - 4 August 2017 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Preceded by a number of related side events from 31 July - 1 August 2017, the Seventh Session of UN-GGIM ( 2-4 August 2017 ) will bring together senior officials and executives from national geospatial information and statistical authorities within Member States, and international geospatial experts from across the globe.

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ArcticDEM Project has now mapped more than 65 percent of the Arctic

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, in collaboration with the National Science Foundation's Polar Geospatial Center and Esri, has mapped more than 65 percent of the Arctic, detailed in the fifth Arctic DEM project release June 2.

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GIS-Pro 2017 Conference Track Themes Emerge

URISA is pleased to share the complete program details for GIS-Pro 2017, taking place October 23-26, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. Several topical themes emerged during the review of abstract submissions and ensuing program development meetings. URISA is pleased to offer comprehensive program tracks at GIS-Pro 2017. See details at www.gis-pro.org.

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Global polio eradication initiative needs GIS assistance - Volunteers Available?

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative is a public-private partnership led by national governments with five partners – the World Health Organization (WHO), Rotary International, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Its goal is to eradicate polio worldwide.

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GISCorps seeking volunteers to help at 2017 Esri User Conference

As in previous years, GISCorps will participate in several activities at the Esri User Conference (July 10 - 14, 2017) and are seeking help from GISCorps volunteers and supporters. 

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Toolkit of Best Practice for Research Data Management

The LEARN PROJECT: Free Toolkit of Best Practice for Research Data Management will be of interest to our academic and research members.

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