2019 Can't-Miss GIS Events

With the new year comes great new opportunities to connect with a diverse group of professionals and learn about what’s fresh and exciting in the world of GIS. From right here in Waukesha, WI, all the way to San Diego, CA, here are 5 events you shouldn’t miss in 2019.

  1. AssetAlly’s GIS User Groups
    Various dates and locations.

    Want to learn how to get the most out of AssetAlly? R/M offers complementary User Group Meetings at various locations. During these information sessions, you’ll have one-on-one time with a GIS analyst and meet other professionals who utilize AssetAlly on a day-to-day basis. It’s an interactive and informal atmosphere designed to help you become more familiar with AssetAlly and the practical ways in which it can be used. You can view dates and locations and register here.

  2. WLIA 32nd Annual Conference (Wisconsin Land Information Association)
    Appleton, Wisconsin, February 20-22, 2019

    WLIA is a non-profit grassroots organization representing a collection of concerned professionals working to develop, maintain, and apply a network of statewide land information systems. This year’s WLIA Annual Conference promises to continue to showcase the latest achievements by hard-working individuals in the geospatial industry. The goal of this conference is to gather like-minded people to learn and adapt to the changing geospatial environment. This year’s conference will include educational and technical workshops, the ESRI Hands on Learning Lab, a silent auction, the Annual Map Contest, special interest group meetings, a town hall forum, as well as plenty of opportunities to make new connections and network with peers and exhibitors. Learn more about WLIA’s Annual Conference here.

  3. Esri User Conference
    San Diego, California, July 8-12, 2019

    Esri was founded to help solve some of the world’s most difficult problems. They do so by supporting their users’ important work with a commitment to science, sustainability, community, education, research, and positive change. The theme of this year’s Esri User Conference is “GIS - Inspiring What’s Next.” Take advantage of hundreds of unique learning experiences, from user presentation sessions and technical workshops, to user demonstrations and industry presentations. Learn more about the ESRI User Conference here.

  4. ILGISA Annual Conference (Illinois GIS Association)
    Normal, Illinois, October 21 - 22, 2019

    The Illinois GIS Association is the only statewide organization of GIS/geospatial professionals in Illinois.  ILGISA advances the understanding, communication, and effectiveness of geospatial technology in Illinois.  ILGISA connects over 500 members working in local, regional, state and federal government, higher educational institutions, and private industries. Learn more about their Annual Conference here.

  5. EWUG Annual Conference (Esri Wisconsin User Group)
    TBD, Wisconsin, Fall 2019

    EWUG is a statewide group formed in 1999 to discuss technical issues, conduct seminars, share ideas, and network with local professionals. The group is guided solely by volunteers who believe in the merits and usage of GIS. The EWUG Annual Conference will be held in the fall of this year. Watch their website for more information as it becomes available.