Workshop: Movement and Mobility Within Geographic Context, 11-12 May 2017

Workshop on Analyzing Movement and Mobility Within Geographic Context
The Ohio State University, 11-12 May 2017
Abstract submission deadline: 20 February 2017
The wealth of mobile objects data (MOD) generated by GPS, radiolocation, proximity sensors and other location-aware technologies comes with a significant cost – the lack of...

Calls for Nominations for the Education, Mentoring, and Research Awards

UCGIS invites nominations for its 2017 Awards for excellence in Education, Research, and Mentoring. The Education Award is given to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to GIScience education, recognizing a career of professional contributions of both national and international significance to GIScience education. The Research Award is given to an individual who has made a particularly...

Inaugural Issue, Fellows Column

Welcome to the inaugural issue of the UCGIS Fellows column. With this column we create a space to read and discuss the opinions and ideas on the status of scholarship, education, outreach, and impact of GIScience. Please enjoy reading...

Fall 2016 UCGIS Webinars

Join UCGIS for two webinars this fall. On Wednesday October 26, learn all about the new GIS&T Body of Knowledge program and its digital version, available at UCGIS is coordinating this webinar with Directions Magazine; register here.  ...

GIS&T Body of Knowledge website now available

UCGIS has published the Geographic Information Science & Technology Body of Knowledge (BoK) in a digital form, now available at  Revisions and additions have begun to be added, including an expanded entry on Location Privacy and a new one on...

new Waldo Tobler GIScience Prize

The Waldo Tobler GIScience Prize of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) has been created by the ÖAW Commission for GIScience to encourage scientific advancement in the disciplines of Geoinformatics and/or Geographic Information Science.  Full information is available here –

Call for participation - NSF Workshops on Advancing Movement and Mobility Science

NSF Workshops on Advancing Movement and Mobility Science by Bridging Research on Human Mobility and Animal Movement Ecology
Recent years have witnessed the emergence of interdisciplinary scientific communities focusing on moving objects, motivated by technological advances in location-aware technologies for moving objects data (MOD) collection. In response to these challenges and opportunities, interdisciplinary...

Save the Date - Symposium 2017 Announced

The UCGIS Board of Directors is pleased to share that our 2017 Symposium will be held Tuesday May 23 - Thursday May 25, 2017, at the Hyatt Arlington, just outside of Washington DC.  Save those dates!  And stay tuned for more announcements about this exciting event soon! 

Call for Submissions - ICC 2017

Call for abstracts and paper submissions to ICC 2017.


Abstracts and full papers for review for presentation at ICC 2017 are now being accepted. To begin your submission click here.


The world of cartography and GIS comes to Washington, DC, July 2 to 7, 2017...

Symposium 2016, just two weeks away!

Our annual Symposium is less than two weeks away!  Registration is still possible and a few workshop slots remain. Find information here on ground...