"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"

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GIS Day 2019 is November 13th! 

Oregon URISA is sponsoring and partnering with organizations across Oregon to celebrate this year’s GIS Day. Several events are taking place and may be happening near you! These are great opportunities to meet other GIS professionals and enthusiasts in your area and to get more involved in the GIS community. To see what events are happening near you, check out ORURISA’s events page.

GIS Day occurs annually and celebrates geographic information system technologies and geography. Some of the original sponsors of GIS Day are Esri, National Geographic Society, the Association of American Geographers, and the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science.

Chapter appoints new Interim Treasurer.

Please welcome our new Treasurer Matthew Freid, Corporate GIS Manager at the City of Portland and Michael McDaniel our At Large member, Owner of Pacific Agriculture Survey LLC.

To learn more about the Treasurer and other Board responsibilities, please see the following:

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.  

2020 GIS in Action Conference

Save the dates April 21-22, 2020

Venue: Portland State University

Click here for more information.

2019 Symposium By the Sea 

Thank you all for a great event this past year. The excellent presentations are now available:

Symposium by the Sea Presentations

2019 HotApps presentations now online!

Nearly 50 people attended this year's HotApps event in Bend, which showcased 18 presentations and included a networking lunch and social. This event was organized and sponsored by ORURISA.

Talented students and professionals from around the region demonstrated their geo-enabled tools, apps, and hacks with the goal of coming together to learn from each other and push the envelope even farther. Learn more and view the presentations on the Hot Apps page.


Looking to get involved in ORURISA?

Please contact Theresa or Molly if you are interested in nominating someone or being nominated to the ORURISA Board of Directors or just want to be more involved.

Oregon and SouthWest Washington

Upcoming Events

November 15, 2019 8:00 AM • 857 Exchange Street. Astoria, OR 97103
November 19, 2019 11:00 AM • Medford Police Station - 219 S Ivy St - Medford OR
November 20, 2019 12:01 PM •

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