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GISCorps- #GivingTuesday

Consider supporting URISA’s GISCorps on this #GivingTuesday. Make a tax-deductible contribution and/or complete the application to become a volunteer today. URISA’s GISCorps, founded in 2003, provides volunteer GIS support for underdeveloped countries and supports disaster recovery efforts. GISCorps supports humanitarian relief, emergency response, health and education, local capacity building, and community development. Donations support outreach efforts,…

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URISA Opposes the Current Version of the Geospatial Data Act of 2017-URISA writes position paper 7/5/2017

“Geospatial Data Act of 2017 (S.1253). Part of URISA’s mandate is to protect, promote and grow the GIS profession. And that includes monitoring and reacting to any possible negative impacts to our members’ livelihood.  There has been quite a bit of dialogue recently about the Geospatial Data Act of 2017 (S.1253). URISA’s Policy Advisory Committee…

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All You Need to Know about the New GIS&T Body of Knowledge-Webinar 10/28/16 by National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence

All You Need to Know about the New GIS&T Body of Knowledge Presented By: Dr. John Wilson, University of Southern California and Dr. Ola Ahlqvist October 26, 2016 2:00pm (ET) to 3:00pm (ET) Register here: http://www.geotechcenter.org/webinars-series.html Abstract: Did you ever wonder about the Knowledge Areas that contributed to the GISCI Core Technical Exam? Or were…

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URISA Election Results-Teresa Townsend new Board President-Elect!

Big congrats to TAG co-founder Teresa Townsend on her election as URISA Board President-Elect! You can see the full results here. “Teresa Townsend will serve as President-Elect for one year and her term as President will begin at the conclusion of the 2017 conference in Jacksonville, Florida. Teresa has previously served on the board (2011-2014)…

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FOSS4G NA Conference coming to Raleigh May 2-5th! (Open Source GIS)

Just announced today, the FOSS4G conference will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center next May! The official conference. Here is some info: website: https://2016.foss4g-na.org/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/foss4gna, Hashtag is #FOSS4GNA There’s a few generic emails for questions linked at various points on the website: General: foss4g@locationtech.org Registration:registration@locationtech.org Sponsors: sponsors@locationtech.org Speakers: speakers@locationtech.org.

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GISCI Announces Changes to the GISP Certification Process

Here is the press release detailing the changes the Board has authorized that will start taking effect July 1 of this year. “Effective July 1, 2015, all professionals applying for their initial GISP certification will be required to take and pass the GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam, now being developed, in addition to meeting…

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