2016 Symposium in Scottsdale, Arizona

Register now! 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 Hotel Valley Ho, 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.

Job Postings

UCGIS Awards

Serge Rey
2016 Research
Nina Lam
2016 Carolyn
Diana Sinton
2016 Education
2015 Research


Call for abstracts and paper submissions to ICC 2017.


Abstracts and full papers for review for presentation at ICC 2017 are now being accepted. To begin your submission click here.


The world of cartography and GIS comes to Washington, DC, July 2 to 7, 2017...

Our annual Symposium is less than two weeks away!  Registration is still possible and a few workshop slots remain. Find information here on ground...

UCGIS is pleased to announce that Diana S. Sinton will receive its 2016 Education Award.
Dr. Sinton has made extraordinary contributions to GIScience education in three key areas: connecting GIScience, cognitive science, and the learning sciences; promoting GIS across multiple curricula and disciplines; and developing GIS as an integrating technology linking curricula, infrastructure, and administration.
As the GIS...

Dr. Nina Lam, Professor and E. L. Abraham Distinguished Professor of Louisiana Environmental Studies in the Department of Environmental Sciences at Louisiana State University, has been selected to receive the inaugural 2016 Carolyn Merry Mentoring Award. Dr. Lam has supervised 17 PhD and 25 Masters students, and has served on more than 300 student committees as co-advisor, minor professor or committee member across The Ohio State University...