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).

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Updated Jan 18, 2017

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!
Sponsor Information: Brochure
More information: Website 

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

GIS SIG Conference Abstracts Due By Jan 31

Reminder, Abstracts are due by January 31st! If you are interested in presenting at our conference please submit your abstract here. Presenting is a good way to share your work and gain GISP points.  Please submit your abstract by Tuesday, January 31st.  Due to the...

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WNYGIS Ski Outing – January 27th

The Western NY GIS User Group will be taking advantage of Kissing Bridge ski ticket discounts available for $10 from Phatman Boardshop – 2889 Sheridan Dr, Tonawanda, NY 14150. Ticket availability:http://www.kbski.com/ways-save/ Everyone from the group, along with...

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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 in NYS!

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Long Island GIS User Conference Request for Presentations

The Long Island GIS Steering Committee (LIGIS) is now accepting requests for presentations at our next conference on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at Farmingdale State College, Long Island. If you are interested in giving a presentation (max. 45min), please submit a...

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GIS Data Model Public Review

Sent on behalf of: Cheryl Benjamin NYS GIS Community: Most of you are aware of the Federal Geographic Data Committee’s (FGDC) United States Thoroughfare, Landmark, and Postal Address Data Standard that was published in 2011 (see...

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GISCI Announces 2017 Map Contest

The 2017 GISCI map contest is now posted so start making those maps! https://www.gisci.org/News/NewsDetail/tabid/171/ArticleId/24/GISCI-Announces-2017-Map-Contest.aspx Updated link to contest:...

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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

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