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

Database / Visualization Specialist University at Buffalo - SUNY
Cartographic Web/Mobile... University of Oregon
Assistant Professor, Social... University of California, Berkeley
Spatial Scientist (GIS Emphasis... University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Big Data Research Scientist Penn State University
Assistant Professor in... University of California, Davis

UCGIS Awards

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


The Waldo Tobler GIScience Prize of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) has been created by the ÖAW Commission for GIScience to encourage scientific advancement in the disciplines of Geoinformatics and/or Geographic Information Science.  Full information is available here – http://oeaw-giscience.zgis.net/waldotoblerprize/.

NSF Workshops on Advancing Movement and Mobility Science by Bridging Research on Human Mobility and Animal Movement Ecology
Recent years have witnessed the emergence of interdisciplinary scientific communities focusing on moving objects, motivated by technological advances in location-aware technologies for moving objects data (MOD) collection. In response to these challenges and opportunities, interdisciplinary...

The UCGIS Board of Directors is pleased to share that our 2017 Symposium will be held Tuesday May 23 - Thursday May 25, 2017, at the Hyatt Arlington, just outside of Washington DC.  Save those dates!  And stay tuned for more announcements about this exciting event soon! 

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...