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).

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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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NYS GIS Association 2017 Awards Program now OPEN!

The NYS GIS Association is pleased to announce the 2017 Awards program. The program will culminate with awards being presented at the Association’s annual meeting at the NYGeoCon in Lake Placid this October. We will be accepting nominations this year in six...

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Esri Technical Session Viewing Hosted by Geocove on May 25

Gecove licensed the video recordings of the 2016 Esri International User Conference technical sessions and they are inviting other local GIS users to watch some of these sessions for FREE at their office at UB North Campus. The next viewing is on Thursday May 25th at...

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Hydrography Seminar May 23: Introducing NHDPlus HR

The USGS has just released the first NHDPlus High Resolution (NHDPlus HR) datasets in Beta version for seven hydrologic regions covering a quarter of the conterminous U.S. NHDPlus HR extends the rich attribution and functionality present in the NHDPlus Version 2 to...

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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

NYS OPRHP

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