|Shaowen Wang is new UCGIS President-Elect||
Join us in welcoming Shaowen Wang, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as our new President-Elect. Shaowen joins the leadership group of President Libby Wentz (Arizona State University) and Past-President Steve Prager (University of Wyoming). Shaowen's term as President will begin at our 2016 Symposium.
|Candidates for President-Elect and Board of Directors||
UCGIS is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for our upcoming elections. Their brief bios and statements can be found at our candidates’ webpage.
|Shekhar Selected for 2015 Education Award||
UCGIS is pleased to announce that Dr. Shashi Shekhar, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Minnesota, has been selected to receive its 2015 Education Award. Professor Shekhar received this award for his myriad contributions to GI science education over the past twenty years.
|Miller Receives 2015 Research Award||
UCGIS is pleased to announce that Dr. Harvey Miller, the Bob and Mary Reusche Chair in Geographic Information Science and Professor of Geography at The Ohio State University, has been singled out for recognition as the recipient of its 2015 Research Award. Dr. Miller has been a pioneer in research related to space-time GIScience.
|Deadlines Extended for Submitting Lightning Talks and Student Presentations|
|Nyerges Selected as UCGIS Fellow||
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.
|UCGIS Calls for Student Research Presentations, Lightning Talks||
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...
|Symposium Registration Now Open||
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.
|Final Call for Nominations: CaGIS Distinguished Career Award||
The Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2015 Distinguished Career Award. This award is intended to honor the accomplishments of senior professionals who have contributed substantially to the advancements of the fields of cartography, GIS or GIScience, or the interface between cartography and GIScience. While the nominee does not need to be a CaGIS member, a CaGIS...
|Second Call for UCGIS pre-Symposium Workshops||
DEADLINE EXTENDED to FEBRUARY 1st!
Submit a proposal to offer a workshop prior to the UCGIS 2015 Symposium! Join us May 28-30 as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the founding of UCGIS. Workshops will take place on Wednesday May 27. For all information, please see here.