Our Mission Statement:
The New England Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (NEURISA) is the professional association of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) practitioners in New England. NEURISA is a nonprofit 501(c)6 organization whose mission is to advance the effective and appropriate use of GIS and related information technologies to solve challenges throughout the region.
To carry out our mission, we:● Educate - Provide high quality learning opportunities for current and aspiring GIS professionals.
● Advocate - Represent the interests of GIS professionals and organizations.
● Collaborate - Foster relationships among professionals in the GIS community.
● Cultivate - Continue to position and grow NEURISA as an active and viable organization.
News and Announcements
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NEURISA Support-A-Teacher Initiative:
Help NEURISA support National Geographic’s goal of having one million GIS literate teachers in the next five years and to reach 25 million students worldwide.
During NEURISA Day 2020, we launched an initiative to challenge the GIS Community to help reach this essential goal. In order to build an initiative around our GIS Professional Community, we would like to learn more from you.
NEURISA Day 2020 videos available for purchase! Learn more and register for access here.
Tips and Hints
Upcoming conferences: Opportunities for inspiration, networking, and chances to expand your skills and knowledge in all things GIS!
NEURISA Day 2021
Our very own conference is once again virtual this year! Come join us September 23 and 24, 2021. We're pleased to announce Adam Carnow, from Esri, as our Keynote Speaker!
More information about the call for abstracts, featured panelists, and presentations coming soon.
The annual FOSS4G Buenos Aires 2021 conference will be virtual this year from September 27 to October 2, 2021.
Registration is still open! There are four ticket levels (Corporative, General, Student, Workshop) and general, regional, and local pricing options available.
Check out the schedule here.
NEARC Fall Conference
Back in person, the 2021 Fall NEARC Conference will be at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut from October 17 to October 20, 2021.
Presentation proposals are being accepted for the regular conference as well as for GIS Educators Day (October 17). The submission deadline is July 30, 2021.
Scholarships and overnight accomodations are available!
Blue Marble GeoTalks 2022
The annual Blue Marble GEOTalks 2022 is scheduled for January 26, 2022 from 9:00am to 3:00pm Eastern Standard Time.
Now accepting abstracts! Submit your session abstract (250 word limit, in English) to email@example.com by October 29, 2021.
Featured "Aha!" Moment
Meet Sarah Leidinger, GIS Analyst for Golder (a member of WSP), and a Master of Science candidate at Humboldt State University. Learn more here.
Now it's your turn! If you would like to share your "Aha!" moment, please fill out this survey: https://arcg.is/zGf4q.
To see past featured "Aha!" moments and read more about their stories, click here.