|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.
|Update Report: Body of Knowedge 2.0 Project|
|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|
|CfP: GIScience Research Sessions, Esri UC||
Call for Presentations:
|AGILE 2015: Call for Papers||
18th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science: “Geographic information Science as an enabler of smarter cities and communities”
9-12 June 2015
|UCGIS Fellow Jerry Dobson on Jobs as Geographers||
Jerry Dobson, President of the American Geographical Society (AGS), UCGIS Fellow, and Professor of Geography at the University of Kansas, writes about the persistent mis-match between demand for geographers and their skills, and the public perception of what geography is and what geographers do. See his recent AGS article here.
|UCGIS 2015 Symposium Announced||
Our 2015 Symposium will be held from Thursday May 28 through Saturday May 30 at the Hotel Monaco in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Pre-Symposium Workshops will take place on Wednesday May 27. Save the dates!