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Your Monthly URISA News & Updates
URISA volunteers have been busy putting together programs to meet the GIS Community's professional development needs at all stages of their careers.  
Upcoming Events

As noted previously, URISA's GIS Leadership Academy in San Diego in April was fantastic! We're headed to New England with another Academy scheduled July 24-28 in Providence, Rhode Island. Don't miss the chance to attend! Limited seats available.

The program for the  10th National GIS in Transit Conference  is now online. The conference is co-sponsored by URISA and will take place September 6-8 in Washington DC. Check out the workshop offerings and abundant breakout sessions. Register by July 5 for early bird discounts!

Details for GIS-Pro 2017  in Jacksonville, Florida (October 23-26) are now available! Check out the fantastic workshop offerings (included with full registration), comprehensive program tracks on GIS Leadership & Management; Career Development for Young Professionals and Students; GISP Exam Preparation; NextGen 9-1-1 and Disaster Response; and much more. Details about this year's Student Competition and volunteer opportunities have also been announced! 

"Houston, we have a solution". That's the theme for the 2018 GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference we are presenting with the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) next March in Houston. Watch for the Call for Abstracts in the next couple of months and start thinking about what you'd like to present. 

And don't forget all of the URISA Chapter and Partner events on the calendar including the Washington GIS Conference next week in Tacoma and CalGIS/Locationcon 2017 in Oakland the week of May 22!
Certification & URISA ESIG Awards

The deadline to take the  GISP Exam in June is rapidly approaching. The exam will be offered during the week of June 10. Also, URISA President Tripp Corbin is conducting his annual survey about certification. If you have not yet responded, take a few moments to do so.
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The deadline to submit an application for  URISA's Exemplary Systems in Government (ESIG) Awards is June 1. If your team has successfully improved the way in which government operates through the use of geospatial information technology, consider applying for this important recognition
Publication Spotlight

Have you read the latest issue of The GIS Professional yet? Good articles about URISA's GISCorps and the GIS Management Institute.

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