The NYS GIS Association

Regional MapThe NYS GIS Association represents the interests of the entire geospatial community within New York and is the premier statewide professional organization for GIS and related industries. The Association is uniquely positioned to advocate in the state and nationally on issues of importance to the GIS industry (e.g., legislation and funding), reach out to sister organizations in other professions in building strong collaborations, and provide a statewide forum for advancing our profession through shared experiences, learning and training. Downloadable brochure (PDF).

NYGeoCon2017 Oct. 17 – 19. SAVE THE DATE

nygeocon-logo-2017_150x150What: 2017 NYGeoCon
When: October 17-19, 2017
Where: Convention Center in Lake Placid, NY
How to Register: Registration will open in the Summer of 2017!
More information: Website available soon
Sponsor Information: Brochure

What is NYGeoCon?

For over 30 years Geospatial Professionals from throughout New York State and surrounding regions have been gathering to network, share and discover the latest in GIS and related technology. NYGeoCon is the premier New York State GIS conference. It occurs only once every two years and provides an opportunity for you to obtain training, see timely presentations, attend workshops and find out what your peers are doing.

Emerging GIS

oldMapThe 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.

Please see the Emerging GIS Resources page and check back often as we will be adding new content. Second video added January 2016. If you'd like more information please contact Mickey Dietrich at mickey.nysgisa@gmail.com

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New and Improved Store Available NOW

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Latest Association News

New Job Added!

A new job has been added to the NYS GIS Association website.  Visit the GIS Job Postings page to view GIS jobs.  The NYS GIS Association is your source for GIS jobs!

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GIS/SIG User Group Meeting

Please join us for our December Program in the Kate Gleason Auditorium at the Central Library (in the new building on the east side of South Ave). Mike Ross from the City of Rochester will present “PlowTrax: real time monitoring of the City of Rochester’s snow removal...

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Gateway News: New Look, More Mobile Friendly

New Fresh Face! The Gateway has a new look, come check it out: http://opdgig.dos.ny.gov/index.html#/home NY Department of State Office of Planning & Development updated the home page of the Geographic Information Gateway (Gateway) to a scrolling format which is...

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Webinar Announcement: Using GIS in the Railroads Industry

On  December 7th, GIS Cloud will host a webinar dedicated to exploring the applications of GIS Cloud in the Railroads Industry. Tomy Brown, the owner of Geomobiliti Inc., a Florida-based company specialized in GIS for short-lined railroads and offering GIS services to...

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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

NYS OPRHP