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  • 22 Feb 2018 8:49 AM | Conference WAURISA (Administrator)

    This year's keynote speaker will be Ty Wooten.   

    Ty Wooten is the Director of Education for the National Emergency Number Association (NENA). Ty is also the principal instructor for the Center Manager Certification Program (CMCP), a 40-hour course providing the essential tools for effective management of 9-1-1 centers. Before joining NENA in 2012, Ty was the President of Public Safety Consulting & Management.

    He also served as the first Director of both the Hancock County, Indiana 9-1-1 Center and the Indianapolis International Airport Communications Center. Throughout his 24+ years of experience in public safety, Ty has held various positions in law enforcement—as a firefighter, EMT, and hostage negotiator.

  • 7 Feb 2018 1:06 PM | Conference WAURISA (Administrator)

    Registration for 2018 Annual WAURISA Conference is now open!

    Register now and join your WA GIS colleagues for 4 days of educational workshops, presentations and fun filled activities.

  • 28 Jan 2018 8:27 PM | Conference WAURISA (Administrator)

    The WA State Chapter of Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (WAURISA) is pleased to invite you to exhibit at the annual 2018 Washington GIS Conference. The conference will be held at Hotel RL Olympia, WA.

    This conference, now in its 22nd year, averages 300 attendees seeking to gain knowledge and information about GIS trends, products and services. We believe your company will benefit by being visible to hundreds of local prospective and current clients attending the conference. 

    Find more details here.

  • 28 Jan 2018 11:22 AM | Conference WAURISA (Administrator)

    The Washington Chapter of URISA (WAURISA) invites you to share your best poster, map, web applications or script with the broader community at the 2018 Washington GIS Conference.

    This year’s poster presentation showcase will provide the opportunity to share and exhibit your creative talents, inspire your peers and potentially earn some cash in the process!

    Submission DEADLINE: May 15, 2018


    • Best Cartographic Design
    • Best Analytic Presentation
    • Best Data Integration
    • Best Online Interactive (Web) Map
    • Best Student Map
    • Best Innovative Scripting or Geoprocessing Tool
    • Mobile App

    Find more details and ENTER CONTEST here.

  • 4 Jan 2018 8:00 AM | Conference WAURISA (Administrator)

    We invite you to share your experience, expertise, and knowledge with col-leagues and offer solutions for success by presenting at our 2018 annual conference.

    The Presentations sub-committee is seeking presenters on a wide range of GIS topics and will select presentations, panel discussions, and lightning talks to reflect an array of interests and levels of expertise. Selection will be based on the value of the proposed topic to the audience and the clarity of the abstract.

    Abstracts are due March 27, 2017

    Email questions to presentations@waurisa.org  

    See specifics here

  • 29 Nov 2017 12:00 PM | Ann Stark (Administrator)

    The Washington chapter of URISA invites you to submit a proposal to conduct a workshop for the Washington GIS Pre-Conference or as a standalone workshop for the 2018 calendar year.
    We are seeking instructors to give educational presentations and workshops on a wide range of GIS topics. All submissions are welcome and will be evaluated as a potential workshop focus.     DEADLINE December 22, 2017.

    Full details here!

  • 3 Oct 2017 12:27 PM | Ann Stark (Administrator)

    Registration is open for the Spokane Fall Seminar.  Please join us! 

    Technical Workshops and ESRI Solutions Overview

    Deadline is November 2nd.  No onsite registration is available so be sure to register before the event!

  • 4 Sep 2017 9:54 PM | Treasurer WAURISA (Administrator)

    The second annual Eastern Washington fall seminar will be held in downtown Spokane on November 6 - 7, 2018. 

  • 17 Jul 2017 9:51 PM | Treasurer WAURISA (Administrator)

    Save the date! Washington GIS Conference, May 22 - 24, 2018

    The conference will be in Olympia Washington at the Red Lion Hotel. 

  • 25 May 2017 9:46 PM | Treasurer WAURISA (Administrator)

    Congratulations to Ann Stark, Senior GIS Analyst, City of Bellingham the recipient of the 2017 Summit Award. Ann’s contribution to the Washington State GIS community has been, and continues to be, outstanding and inspirational to us all. Her drive to bring GIS professionals together to develop solutions and expand knowledge and resources has helped many throughout the region. Ann exhibits professionalism on all levels. Her drive for excellence in the GIS profession along with her outreach, volunteerism (former WAURISA President), coordination, and mentoring makes her a very worthy recipient of the WAURISA’s GIS Person of the year (2017 Summit Award winner).

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