Webinar Sept 14: Drones – Should You Believe the Hype?

Join the New York State GIS Association and Jarlath O’Neil-Dunne, Director of the University of Vermont’s (UVM) Spatial Analysis Lab, for a webinar that will go beyond the hype of drone technology to address the strengths, weaknesses, capabilities, and limitations of...
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Submit Your NYSGISA Award Nominations: One Month Remaining

Only one month left to submit award nominations! Do you know someone who is super passionate about GIS, an individual that has contributed to the betterment of the GIS community here in New York State, or have a slick GIS App or Project that you are proud of?  Well...
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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 User Conference, the largest gathering of GIS professionals on Long Island,  on Wednesday November 15th (GIS DAY), 2017 at Stony Brook University. If you are...
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Western NY GIS Users Group Summer Social 2017: August 24

The Western New York GIS Users Group would like to invite you to the USS Little Rock for a fun evening of conversation, food, and drink. Situated directly next to Canalside, the USS Little Rock provides sweeping views of the Buffalo River, Lake Erie, and the thriving...
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The NYS GIS Association

The 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. REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

nygeocon-logo-2017_150x150What: NYGeoCon 2017
When: October 17-19, 2017
Where: Convention Center in Lake Placid, NY
How to Register: Click here to register now!
Sponsor Information: Brochure
Abstracts Are Being Accepted NOW! Submit Yours Here: Proposal Form
Check out the NYGeoCon 2017 Website for more information! 
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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.

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Geospatial Data Act of 2017 Webinar August 29th

The Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) will be holding a free webinar hosted by John Wertman from the American Association of Geographers (AAG) regarding the Geospatial Data Act of 2017 on Tuesday, August 29th at 1pm CDT. Webinar...

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IT Civil Service Tests for GIS jobs

Many New York State GIS jobs are filled using the information technology Civil Service title series.  Civil Service recently announced that for the first time tests for grades 23 – M6 are offered open competitively (OC).  That means that candidates not currently...

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Latest news from the NYS DOS Gateway

Expanding to Social Media/Crowdsource Data Some of you may have noticed this week that there’s a new yellow banner link at the top of the Gateway homepage. We are excited to announce a new venture for the Gateway team! We are in the planning stages of developing a...

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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. When you think GIS jobs in NYS, think NYS GIS Association!

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What People Are Saying

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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