"The Oregon and Southwest Washington Chapter of URISA is the place where GIS professionals can learn, share experiences and connect with others to enhance personal GIS skills and improve our GIS community"

In the NEWS ........

New Leadership: At the annual Board of Director's retreat, Dean Anderson, IT Director at Polk County, took over the helm as President of ORURISA. Dean assumed the presidency from Amy Esnard who served admirably as President during the past two years.                                                     

Survey Results:  And the results are in from our most recent Membership Survey. There is strong interest in additional meetings on a wide range of topics. Click here to view results.

Volunteer Opportunities: Do you have a little extra time available and interest in becoming more involved in the organization? If so, there are opportunities to contribute both at the local and state levels. A list of volunteer opportunities will be available shortly and in the meantime, contact your local section leader or Board member.




2014 Organizational GIS Survey

URISA’s GIS Management Institute® (GMI) is inviting GIS Managers everywhere to participate in the “2014 State of Organizational GIS Survey”.  Your participation will help develop an understanding of how GIS operations are organized, staffed, funded, and resourced with key technology and data. Those GIS Managers who complete the survey will receive a copy of the executive report.


Oregon and Washington URISA Chapters to hold a combined Conference in 2015:                         

Yes the rumor is true, the Oregon and Washington URISA chapters have committed to holding a joint Conference in 2015! Mark your calendars for May 4-6, 2015 and join us in Vancouver, WA at the Hilton Vancouver Hotel and Conference Center. Planning is underway for what will be the largest GIS conference ever held in the Pacific Northwest. Details to be posted soon.

Upcoming Events

May 04, 2015 • Hilton Vancouver Hotel and Conference Center
October 18, 2015 • Spokane, Washington

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