Event List


An annual celebration of GIS.  Occurs each November during Geography Awareness Week.  

UCGIS 2015 Symposium

The 2015 UCGIS Symposium will be held at the Hotel Monaco in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, from Thursday May 28 - Saturday May 30, 2015.  Pre-Symposium Workshops will be held on Wednesday, May 27. Save the dates!  

UCGIS 2014 Symposium

Setting the Agenda:  Research and Education for Today & Tomorrow  

Hilton Pasadena, Pasadena, California

Pre-Symposium Workshops on Sunday, May 18, 2014

Symposium Dates: Monday May 19 – Wednesday May 21, 2014


UCGIS 2013 Symposium

Collaboration Across Communities: GIScience 2.0 and Beyond

George Mason University

The Mason Inn and Conference Center

Washington, D.C.

Pre-Symposium Workshops on May 20, 2013

Symposium Dates: May 21-23, 2013

UCGIS 2012 Symposium

Concluding Report

Keynote Speakers:

Michael Goodchild


Geographic Information Science & Technology (GIS&T): Transformation, Education and Futures

UCGIS 2011 Winter Meeting

The 2011 UCGIS Winter Meeting will feature a “Place-based Geospatial Summit” with special involvement from the Departments of Homeland Security and Housing and Urban Development, and participation from Department of Interior and Environmental Protection Agency, plus others as well.

Over the two day meeting  at the Washington Doubletree Hotel, speakers, panels, discussions and workgroups will focus on