"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"


Latest News...

Have you heard about the Microsoft US Building Footprints data?

Organizations and government agencies are already examining and using the building footprints data released by Microsoft in June. To reduce potential duplication of efforts and to plot out a course for incorporating these data into processes across Oregon, the Oregon Geospatial Enterprise Office is convening a coordination meeting on September 11 at 9:30 AM to explore the evaluation and use of these data. All are welcome to attend. Read more...

Learn about OneURISA

URISA International is interested in updating its membership structure. ORURISA will be seeking input on the proposed changes this summer. Learn more about the proposed process on the OneURISA web page.  

URISA and IAAO to hold GIS/CAMA 2019 in Portland, Oregon

The GIS/CAMA conference will be held in Portland, Oregon next year, February 25 - 28, 2019. The organizers are seeking strong participation from the local and regional GIS community. Look for the call for presentations in April or May 2018!

Find out more on the conference website


From the Blogosphere...

2017 GIS Day a Success!

Check out the detailed summary by Christina Friedle: 

GIS Rules in Portland during the 6th Annual International GIS Day celebration


2018 Symposium by the Sea

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2018 Symposim by the Sea to be held in Charleston, Oregon, September 28.

August 15, 2018. The South Coast User Group will host the annual Symposium by the Sea at the beautiful South Slough Visitor Center this year. Read more...


Looking to get involved in ORURISA?

Please contact Molly or Dean if you are interested in nominating someone or being nominated to the ORURISA Board of Directors or just want to be more involved. The Board is developing a membership survey devoted to involvement. Look for the survey in the fall. 

Oregon and SouthWest Washington

Upcoming Events

September 28, 2018 8:30 AM • South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve – Visitors’ Center, Charleston, OR
October 09, 2018 • Palm Springs, CA
October 15, 2018 9:00 AM • Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry, Salem, OR
October 17, 2018 6:30 PM • Old Town Pizza, 226 NW Davis St., Portland, OR 97209
February 25, 2019 • Portland, OR

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