Save the dates! The 2016 UCGIS Symposium will be held Tuesday May 24 - Thursday May 26, 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona!  Our 2016 focus will be on the GIScience research challenges and strategies of today. Join us as we enjoy the Valley Ho Hotel, a marvelous iconic venue that's been updated with all modern and luxurious amenities. Near the Old Town of Scottsdale. Pre-Symposium workshops will take place on Monday May 23. Stay tuned for all other details, coming very soon! 

Job Postings

Visiting Professor, GI Science and... University of Salzburg
Open Rank, Tenure Track, Data... Drexel University
Open Rank, Tenure Track, GIS in... University of Redlands
Editor-in-Chief for... ASPRS
Assistant Professor, Geographic... University of Mary Washington
Assistant/Associate Professor:... University of California, Berkeley

UCGIS Awards

2015 Research
2015 Education
2015 Student
Richard Church
2014 Research


UCGIS has announced its Webinars for Fall 2015. Check out the lineup here, and stay tuned for more additions.  

UCGIS has coordinated with the Centre for Spatial Law and Policy to offer faculty, staff and students at UCGIS institutions a discount on the Centre’s weekly update of links to important legal and policy developments from around the world that will have an impact on the geospatial community. The Spatial Law and Policy is useful for both conducting lessons as well as conducting research...

Join us in welcoming Shaowen Wang, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as our new President-Elect.  Shaowen joins the leadership group of President Libby Wentz (Arizona State University) and Past-President Steve Prager (University of Wyoming). Shaowen's term as President will begin at our 2016 Symposium. 

UCGIS is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for our upcoming elections. Their brief bios and statements can be found at our candidates’ webpage.

  • President-Elect: Jane Read (Syracuse University) and Shaowen Wang (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
  • Board of Directors (2 to be elected...