UCGIS is celebrating its 20th Anniversary!  Join us for our 2015 SymposiumMay 28-30 in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, as we focus on GIScience: Knowledge to Action.  Prominent and exciting speakers, informative sessions on critical issues in GIScience, and the best opportunity for collegial networking, with fellow GIS academics and researchers, that you could find anywhere.  Review the schedule, check out the speakers, consider taking a workshop, and see what we've set up for optional, after-hours fields trips.  Find all details including registration, here.  See you in May!  

Job Postings

Lecturer, GIS and Environmental... University of Michigan
Assistant Professor (Teaching/... Temple University
Assistant Professor, Geospatial... George Mason University
Lecturer Part-Time, GIS and... University of Washington
Preceptor in Geospatial Analysis Harvard University
Lecturer, GIS/geospatial... University of Maryland

UCGIS Awards

Richard Church
2014 Research
Timothy Nyerges
2014 Service
2014 Service
2013 Education


UCGIS invites graduate students to submit abstracts for its Graduate Student Research Competition at this year’s Symposium. The Symposium provides graduate students with a supportive forum to present their research results, network with the...

Make plans now to attend the 2015 UCGIS Symposium from May 28-30 in Alexandria, Virginia! We'll be celebrating our 20th Anniversary and have many exciting events planned. Find all information on our Symposium webpage, including a link to registration

The Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2015 Distinguished Career Award. This award is intended to honor the accomplishments of senior professionals who have contributed substantially to the advancements of the fields of cartography, GIS or GIScience, or the interface between cartography and GIScience. While the nominee does not need to be a CaGIS member, a CaGIS...


Submit a proposal to offer a workshop prior to the UCGIS 2015 Symposium!  Join us May 28-30 as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the founding of UCGIS.  Workshops will take place on Wednesday May 27.   For all information, please see here