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 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

Spring 2016 Full-Time Non-Tenure-... University of Southern California
Tenure Track, Structural... The Ohio State University
Lecturer, Geographic Information... University of Massachusetts Amherst
Assistant Professor, Data... The Ohio State University
Assistant Professor, Smart Urban... The Ohio State University
Assistant Professor, Risk and... The Ohio State University

UCGIS Awards

2015 Research
2015 Education
2015 Student
Richard Church
2014 Research


It has been 10 years since UCGIS published the benchmark book A Research Agenda for Geographic Information Science (Eds. McMaster and Usery, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2005). Since that time geospatial technologies have grown dramatically in both sophistication and use, and throughout society and across academia.  UCGIS is starting a new Research Challenges initiative to bring the Geographic Information Science research agenda into...

UCGIS is pleased to announce calls for nominations for its long-standing 2016 Education (pdf) and Research (pdf) Awards.  In addition, this year...

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...