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


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


Webinar: De-Mystify World of Geospatial Credentials

On Wednesday January 14, UCGIS hosts a webinar about geospatial credentials, certificates, and accreditation.  From the perspective of a learning pathway, what are your choices?  Watch this very brief introductory video, and pre-register for the webinar itself.  

Call for Early-Career Scholars Institute in GIScience

The summer of 2015 marks the twenty-year anniversary of the International Early-Career Scholars Institutes in GIScience. The organizers and participants in those previous Institutes in co-sponsorship with the Vespucci Initiative invite a new generation of early-career GIScience scholars to with join us to explore Advancing Geographic Information Science: The Past and Next Twenty Years.
A maximum of 25 early-...

Update Report: Body of Knowedge 2.0 Project

UCGIS has released a status report on the GIS&T Body of Knowledge 2.0 Project.  Authored by John Wilson, this report details the information from surveyed data collected during 2014. 

Call for Workshop Proposals - Symposium 2015

The UCGIS 2015 Symposium Program Committee invites proposals for pre-symposium workshops prior to the upcoming 2015 Symposium. The workshops/working groups will be either half-day activities (1-5pm) or full-day activities (9am - 5pm) on Wednesday May 27, 2015.  The pre-symposium workshops should provide an intensive setting where participants will have the opportunity to address specific technical and thematic topics with an emphasis on...

Call for Nominations - UCGIS Research Award

UCGIS invites nominations for its 2015 Research Award. This award is given to the creator(s) of a particularly outstanding research contribution to geographic information science. The deadline  for making nominations is February 1, 2015.  For more information, please see here

Call for Nominations - UCGIS Education Award

UCGIS invites nominations for its 2015 Education Award.  The award recognizes a career of professional contributions of both national and international significance to GIScience education.  The deadline for making nominations is February 1, 2015.  For more information, please see here.

West Virginia's Greg Elmes on GIS and Crime

Gregory Elmes, professor of Geography at West Virginia and former UCGIS President, talks with Directions Magazine about the evolving role of geospatial analyses to understand criminal activity. 

CfP: GIScience Research Sessions, Esri UC

Call for Presentations:
Special GIScience Research Sessions
Esri International Users Conference
20-24 July, 2015
San Diego, California
Esri invites you to present a peer-reviewed paper in a series of special joint GIScience Research Sessions for the 2015 Esri International Users...