The NYS GIS Association
NYS GeoSpatial Summit 2016
The New York State GIS Association is pleased to announce that the 2016 GeoSpatial Summit will be held on Friday, October 21st at the Bern Dibner Pfizer Auditorium, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, 5 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY.
We will kick off the event on Thursday, October 20th at the DB Pfizer Auditorium with the NYS GIS Association Annual Meeting at 4:00 pm, followed by food, drinks, and great company at the GeoSpatial Summit reception from 5:30 – 8:30pm.
This is the 9th GeoSpatial Summit and we have an exciting lineup of speakers in the works. Jack Eichenbaum of The Geography of NYC (http://www.geognyc.com/) will speak at our Thursday evening Reception. Two of the six keynote speakers for the Summit on Friday are:Chris Tucker, founder of MapStory.org and Chair-Elect of the American Geographical Society (http://americangeo.org/); and Mike Flowers, former Chief Analytics Officer for NYC, and Senior Fellow for What Works Cities (http://whatworkscities.bloomberg.org/). Stay tuned for more about this great event, and please visit the GeoSpatial Summit Website for further information.
The NYS GIS Association is pleased to announce that we have received a generous $10,000 grant from the Fund For the City of New York to determine the GIS needs and resources in local government throughout New York State. We look forward to furthering our mission to support development of GIS throughout New York State by embarking on this new endeavor.
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Becoming a member of the NYS GIS Assoc. is one of the best things I’ve done for my career! Events such as the summit and annual conference help provide critical professional connections as well as some good friendships while keeping me up-to-date with recent developments in the industry and across the state.Mike Schifferli