URISA is hosting its 55th Annual Conference in Jacksonville, Florida this October 23-26, 2017.
From workshops to keynotes to breakout sessions, we’re offering significant content on NextGen 9-1-1 and Emergency Preparedness, Drones/UAVs, Asset Management, and Emerging Technologies. The committee also developed a full program track to support GIS Leaders and Managers; another that will help prepare GIS professionals for GISP Certification; and another track focused on supporting young professionals and students in our community.
See below for more information, including info on FLURISA member rates
First of all, thank you very much for your support of FLURISA during the 2016/17 year. It is that time of year where we once again ask for your continued support. The annual membership renewal runs from July 1st to June 30th, 2018. We want everyone to have the opportunity to renew their membership without missing out on any of the eFLURISA content including the NEW online GIS courses we added to your benefits earlier this year! Membership dues will once again be $25. To renew your membership, please click here.
We are excited to announce that we have a full slate of free eFLURISA webinars highlighting the latest in GIS technology, applications, and solutions already lined up for the coming months. In addition, we will continue to sponsor happy hours, social events, and conferences in your region utilizing the proceeds of your membership and our corporate sponsors fees that make the sponsorships possible.
The FLURISA Board has launched an Education Hub housing access to a suite of free GIS training courses for current members. Recently, FLURISA purchased an Annual eCourse Subscription for Organizations through eGIS Associates, Inc and Geospatial Training Services, LLC. This annual subscription allows current FLURISA members to pursue GIS training with FREE access to 27 self-paced, online courses while simultaneously developing workplace skills. Courses titles range from ArcGIS Desktop 101 for ArcGIS10 and Introduction to ArcGIS Server 10.1, to more advanced courses Design and Build GIS Web Sites Like a Pro, and Advanced Google Maps API Programming. Access to the list of courses available and course codes are provided on the FLURISA.org Education tab (login and current membership required). Upon completion of courses members may request a certificate of course completion through Geospatial Training Services, LLC. What’s more, FLURISA’s Education Hub courses are eligible for GISP education units. This webinar provides an overview of FLURISA's new Education Hub, Course options included with the annual ecourse subscription, and how to access courses through a live demonstration.
FLURISA: It’s a mouthful! Florida Urban and Regional Information Systems Association is a state chapter of the International URISA (www.urisa.org ). We are one of 26 Chapters throughout North America focused on delivering educational, networking, and business opportunities on behalf of our membership throughout the state of Florida. These opportunities revolve around the utilization of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to solve everyday simple and complex problems of Federal, State, Local, and Private agencies dealing with spatial information.