GIS-Pro 2022: 60th Annual Conference will be held in Boise, Idaho


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URISA is pleased to announce its 60th anniversary conference, GIS-Pro 2022, taking place October 3-6, 2022 in Boise, Idaho. The international conference, which connects GIS professionals at all stages of their careers - from students to members of URISA's GIS Hall of Fame - will be co-hosted by the Northwest GIS User Group and the Northern Rockies Chapter of URISA.

The planning committee is comprised of volunteers from all three organizations who are developing a conference packed with opportunities to learn, discover solutions, and build valuable professional relationships. GIS-Pro 2022 will feature pre-conference training and workshops (some two-day courses will begin on October 2), featured keynote speakers, and an abundance of sessions on the GIS topics of utmost importance to the community, from Climate Change and Community Resilience to GIS for Equity and Social Justice and Technology Innovations.

Abstract submissions will be invited through a Call for Presentation Proposals, which will be announced in January. Sponsorship opportunities will also be detailed early next year.

• "GIS Pro 2022 will mark the 60th anniversary of URISA’s annual conference. URISA is partnering with two great GIS organizations, the Northern Rockies Chapter of URISA and NW GIS Users Group in bringing GIS-Pro to Boise. This will be one conference you don’t want to miss." - Randal Krejcarek, GISP (GIS-Pro 2022 Conference Chair, URISA)

"Some of the greatest insight and progress I've had in my career has come from having been part of URISA committees and conferences. As the Northern Rockies Chapter of URISA, we are excited to help bring this international conference to Boise for our members and fellow Idahoan GIS'ers." - Kara Utter (GIS-Pro 2022 Conference Co-Chair, NR URISA Treasurer)

"The Northwest GIS User Group is proud to be teaming up with the Northern Rockies Chapter of URISA and URISA to bring the GIS-Pro conference to the Pacific Northwest. Our organizations have a shared purpose for GIS education, building relationships, and professional development. We look forward to building a conference that that can showcase all the talent in our region and bring in relevant content to our GIS community." - Eric Wing, GISP (GIS-Pro 2022, Conference Co-Chair, Northwest GIS User Group - President)

Members of URISA and the Northwest GIS User Group will be able to take advantage of significant registration discounts. All participants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to attend the conference.

Please bookmark and follow #GISPro2022 for updates.

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