Your Monthly URISA News & Updates
Make Plans to join us in Louisville for #GISValTech2020 

Don't miss GIS/ValTech 2020 (formerly GIS/CAMA) in Louisville in late March. 

The program is packed with important  workshops, breakout sessions and featured speakers. 

Limited  sponsor and exhibit opportunities  remain. Don't delay! 

Join the California GIS Community in Long Beach for CalGIS 

 February 9-11, 2020 at the  Hilton Long Beach

Featuring not-to-miss workshops and training and more than 70 speakers presenting on important topics ranging from NG9-1-1 and Artificial Intelligence to High Speed Rail and Personal Branding for GIS Professionals. Review the complete agenda details.

We are pleased to welcome Martin O'Malley, former Governor of Maryland and Mayor of Baltimore, as our keynote speaker! And later that day, over lunch, we will discuss how geospatial governance, data and methods can be most effectively structured and leveraged to more effectively support integrated, data driven decisions in State and local government to support better decision-making.

Don't miss the conversation with:
  • Martin O'Malley, former Governor of Maryland and Mayor of Baltimore
  • Michael Wilkening, Special Advisor on Innovation and Digital Services to Governor Gavin Newsom
  • Amy Tong, Chief Information Officer (CIO), State of California
  • Moderated by Terri Carbaugh, Vice Chancellor of Public Affairs, Brandman University
Sponsorship Opportunities are   Limited

Register and make your hotel reservations by January 18 for access to the conference rates!
Attend a URISA GIS Leadership Academy in 2020

For registration and venue information,  click here
URISA Community

URISA members now have exclusive access to our new 365 day online community,   URISA Connect ,  to discuss areas of interest, explore solutions and talk over challenges with your peers and leaders in the profession. 

Start connecting today! 

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January Member Webinar

URISA members are invited to register for our January FREE webinar!  This month's webinar will cover the NASA Disasters Program and Mapping Portal

When: Wednesday, January 22 (3PM Eastern/2PM Central/1PM Mountain/12Noon Pacific)

Registration required as seats are limited. For details and a registration form, click here.
Have you renewed your 2020 URISA membership?

If not, take care of it today to make sure there is no disruption in services. 

Click here for instructions.
Catch up with URISA's GISCorps 

Read the latest URISA GISCorps newsletter and catch up with recent projects and the incredible impact that GISCorps volunteers are having across the globe! 

Order your Copy of THE GIS MANAGEMENT HANDBOOK (Second Edition) Today 

Extremely popular, this edition is a major update of Pete Croswell's 2009 publication.  

Required reading in many upper level college/university GIS courses.

Check out the details and order your copy today.
Call for Peer Reviewers of a GIS for Equity and Social Justice Best Practices Document

URISA Past President Greg Babinski is leading a collaborative effort to develop a GIS for Equity and Social Justice Best Practices document. If you are interested in learning more about this effort, please contact Greg
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