The Summit is published quarterly by WAURISA, but it is much more than just the chapter newsletter. Our goal for The Summit is to foster the exchange of news and ideas from and for the entire Washington GIS Community.
Is The Summit intended for you?- Yes!
If you are
a GIS professional or a GIS user in Washington State,
a manager or decision maker responsible for utilizing or implementing GIS technology in Washington State
if you are a consultant or a vendor serving the GIS community
if you are an educator, or student, or journalist, or citizen who uses GIS in Washington.
We hope you find The Summit useful and informative for all you do with GIS in Washington State.
The mission of The Summit is to encourage the development and use of GIS, promote professional and ethical best practices, and advocate for the GIS profession and community in Washington State. To pursue our mission, we share information about:
GIS best practices, principles, technology and techniques
Innovations and other developments within our GIS community
Current activities, including:
GIS educational opportunities, conferences, and other resources
Professional work projects
The Summit also supports the activities of WAURISA and of URISA International, promotes communication, and fosters professional, collaborative relationships.