Three New Fellows Recognized

UCGIS will be awarding Fellow status to three individuals who have contributed significantly to the advancement of geographic information science education and research.  At its upcoming May 2014 Symposium in Pasadena, California, UCGIS will honor Mr. Scott Morehouse, Dr. Hanan Samet, and Dr. John Wilson.
The lead software architect at Esri, Scott Morehouse has had a profound effect on the field of GIScience by having applied...

Pre-Symposium Workshops Scheduled; Free for Registered Members

UCGIS will be offering four different workshops immediately prior to our 2014 Symposium in Pasadena, California. The workshops will take place on Sunday, May 18th, from 1-5pm, at the Pasadena Hilton.  Registration is FREE for anyone affiliated with one of our member institutions and who is also attending the Symposium.  Anyone else can...

Farewell to an Icon of GIS

Roger Tomlinson passed away on February 9, 2014. The contributions he made to the field of GIScience over his long career were substantial and significant, and UCGIS recognized Dr. Tomlinson as a Fellow in 2013. He will be much missed, and we have shared a remembrance of...

DEADLINE EXTENDED for Paper and Poster Submissions, Award Nominations

We will continue to accept paper and poster abstracts for one more week, through FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2014. For all information on entries, please consult our Call For Papers.  We are also extending the deadline for our Research...

Registration Now Open for our 2014 Symposium

Registration for the 2014 UCGIS Symposium is now open!  Register soon to take advantage of the early-bird rates. You can also reserve rooms under our room block at the Pasadena Hilton, where the event will take place. Watch here for more Symposium news...

Revisiting Auto-Carto VI, Thirty Years Later

The significant intellectual ideas first presented by GIScience scholars in 1983, at Auto-Carto VI, have been revisited with a 30-year retrospective. Barry Wellar, now retired from the University of Ottawa, has organized this ...

Call for Nominations - 2014 UCGIS Education Award

Nomination deadline is Friday, February 7, 2014

The UCGIS Education Committee invites nominations for the 2014 UCGIS Education Award. The award is presented annually to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to GIScience education. This award recognizes an individual who has made substantial contributions of both national and international significance to GIScience education. Such contributions...

Call for Nominations - 2014 UCGIS Research Award

Nomination deadline is Friday, February 7, 2014.

The UCGIS Research Award is given to the creator(s) of a particularly outstanding research contribution to geographic information science recognized in 2014; but the contribution could have been made at any time prior to 2014.

Normally, the Research Award is awarded to an author of an outstanding research work or series of works published in a peer-...

Call for Papers - UCGIS 2014 Symposium

Setting the Agenda: GIScience Research and Education
Pre-Symposium Workshops:  May 18, 2014
Symposium Dates: May 19-21, 2014 in Pasadena, CA

Call for Papers and Posters
Submission Deadline: FRIDAY, FEBURARY 7, 2014
For the three-day 2014 Symposium, we now invite abstract submissions for original research contributions on the theme of space and...

Call for Workshop Proposals - 2014 Symposium

Setting the Agenda: GIScience Research & Education for Today and Tomorrow

Workshop Proposal Due Date: Friday, January 10, 2014

Pre-Symposium Workshops on Sunday May 18, 2014
The UCGIS 2014 Symposium Program Committee invites proposals for pre-symposium workshops prior to the upcoming 2014 Symposium. The workshops will be either half...