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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.

NEURISA News and Announcements


News and Announcements

Check out these featured job postings!

  • Blue Marble Geographics:
    GIS Application Software Support, a Cloud Architect Developer, a C++ Geospatial LiDAR Software Developer, an Entry Level Developer, and Entry Level Customer and Sales Support.  
    Click here for more information.

  • Caliper Corporation:
    Software Developer, Technical Support Specialist, Analyst, Mapping/GIS/Geospatial Sales Representative. 
    Click here for more information

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.

Learn more about NEURISA's Support-A-Teacher Initiative

NEURISA Day 2020 videos available for purchase! Learn more and register for access here.


Tips and Hints

June GISP exam period is fast approaching:

For those of you planning to take the GISP exam we at NEURISA wish you all the best for success.  NEURISA has some last minute useful tips to help.

  • Join the URISA Connect Open Forum to both ask and see GISP exam preparation questions that other URISA members have asked in the forums.
  • Join the URISA GISP Exam Q & A session on May 26th.
  • Ask GISP designated NEURISA board members questions. We're here to help!
  • Join the NEARC listserv and ask other New England geospatial experts.
  • Have a GIS professional review your portfolio for possible GISP points on your applications.  Webinars and training count for GISP points!

New Free Webinar about Open Street Map!

The Humanitarian Open Street Map Team's HOT Training Working Group recently released a new recorded webinar, "Advanced JOSM Webinar", on June 1, 2021. Click here to watch!



Featured "Aha!" Moment

Meet Jay Metzger, GIS Manager for the Rhode Island Department of Health, Rhode Island, and Immediate Past President for NEURISA. 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.


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Click on the logo to visit a sponsor's website, or see the full list on our Sponsor Page.

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.

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