SPRING NEARC 2023 | Call for Abstracts is Open!

Spring NEARC is an annual, one-day conference packed with professional development and networking opportunities for all levels of GIS users. The Spring NEARC Host Committee invites you to submit a presentation for the in-person event at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island on Tuesday, May 16, 2023.

Deadline to submit abstracts: Tuesday, March 14th, 11:59 PM

Northeast Arc Users Group (NEARC) Spring Conference presentations, workshops, and posters are an opportunity to share experience, expertise, and knowledge with colleagues and offer solutions for successful use of GIS.

All attendees, including private sector attendees and vendors, are invited and welcome to submit presentations or workshops that describe a project, research, process, experience, expertise, management, or best practices related to GIS. Marketing presentations are not permitted, but we encourage our private sector partners to reserve a vendor booth.

The following presentation types are being accepted:

· Oral Presentation (30 minutes, includes 5-8 minutes of Q&A and presenter transition)

· Hands-On Workshop (90 minutes)

· Panel Presentation/Discussion (90 minutes)

· Digital Visual Presentation (Online posters, story maps, or other interactive multi-media that are exhibited for informal browsing)

· Poster Presentation (4ft x 4ft maximum size and must include a short lightning talk)

To submit an abstract, review the presentation guidelines and submission procedures, then use the following link  to submit a proposal:  https://www.northeastarc.org/spring-guidelines.html

All presenters are required to register to attend the conference. Student presenters attend free of charge; professional presenters must pay to attend. Limited scholarships will be available to our NEARC community members.

Conference Registration Opening Mid-March

Notifications of acceptance will be sent by early April and the schedule will be posted online shortly thereafter. You can view the Schedule at-a-Glance now!

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