URISA Heads to New Orleans, Louisville, and Curaçao

The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) is pleased to host three in-person educational events for the remainder of 2014:

GIS-Pro 2014: URISA’s 52nd Annual Conference

(New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, September 8–11, 2014)

Leveraging Spatial Technology to Support Sustainable and Resilient Communities Take advantage of training, keynote addresses, workshops, breakout sessions, Lightning Talks, and more in New Orleans. Share GIS management strategies and technology innovations, lessons learned, and best practices with GIS professionals in all stages of their careers, from students and young professionals to the established GIS brain trust.

URISA GIS Leadership Academy

(Louisville, Kentucky, USA, October 13–17, 2014)

Presented in Calgary in May of this year, the URISA Leadership Academy has successfully taught GIS leadership and management since 2007. Attend this five-day training seminar and delve deep into topics, including strategic planning, successful team development, organizational capacity building, and ethical challenges.

URISA’s Seventh Caribbean GIS Conference

(Curaçao, October 27–30, 2014)

Since 2001, URISA has presented conferences focused on the effective application and management of GIS and other information technologies within the Caribbean. Previous conferences have taken place in Jamaica (2001), Barbados (2004), the Bahamas (2006), Cayman Islands (2008), Trinidad and Tobago (2010), and Jamaica (2012). Join us as we host the 2014 conference in the Dutch Caribbean! High-level regional discussions, important keynote speeches, breakout sessions, training, and professional development opportunities abound.

In addition, throughout 2014, URISA will conduct virtual workshops and webinars (including a three-part presentation of URISA’s Certified Addressing Workshop in August).

Earn AICP and GISP credits at URISA events

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