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

GIS Project Specialist University of Southern California
Assistant Professor, Energy... Louisiana State University
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

UCGIS Awards

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


The deadline for submitting an abstract for a lightning talk, and for student research presentations, has been extended to Sunday, March 22, 2015.  All decisions will be announced by Friday, March 27.   

UCGIS will be awarding Fellow status to Dr. Timothy Nyerges at its upcoming May 2015 Symposium in Alexandria, Virginia.  Fellows are individuals who have contributed significantly to the advancement of geographic information science education and research. 
Dr. Nyerges, a Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Washington in Seattle, is best known for his work in participatory geographic information systems...

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