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Call for Presentations, Exhibitors, and Volunteers for the 2019 Washington GIS Conference

17 Jan 2019 12:15 PM | Marketing WAGISA (Administrator)

Call for Presentations & Panels for the 2019 Washington GIS Conference

The Washington State Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (WAURISA) invites you to share your experience, expertise, and knowledge with colleagues and offer solutions for success by presenting at our 2019 annual conference.

Individuals chosen to present will gain recognition by their peers, raise awareness of critical issues, and identify current trends in the industry.

The Presentations Sub-Committee is seeking presenters to share 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.

Please submit an abstract for presenting any of the following:

  • Project Presentations - 30 to 90 minutes long, or
  • Lightning Talks - no longer than 15 minutes, or
  • Panels - participant list must be formed prior to abstract submittal

Abstract Submission DEADLINE: March 27, 2019

For information on presenter/panelist benefits and abstract submission requests, visit the Presentations webpage.

Abstracts can be submitted to the WAURISA Presentations Google form. 

Questions? Please send all questions to For information on deadlines and other important dates check the Important Dates page.

Call for Exhibitors

Would you like to show off your geospatial business to ~300 GIS professionals?   The Washington State Chapter of URISA (WAURISA) is pleased to invite you to exhibit at the 2019 Washington GIS Conference, May 22 – 23, in Tacoma, WA at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center.

You'll have booth space, a chance to present about your business in the exhibitor technology presentation track, access to all the sessions at the conference, and opportunities to make your logo visible at the conference and all year long in the quarterly Summit Newsletter.   

Showcase your products and services to the hundreds of GIS Professionals who will attend!

Need more details? Check out the Invitation to Exhibit PDF or contact Mike McGuire for more details.

Call for Volunteers

The conference is a labor of love and hard work!  More hands make it more fun for everyone.  Do you want to work behind the scenes while you learn the lay of the land? We've got those kinds of opportunities.  Want to stand out and be seen?  We've got those kinds of opportunities, too! 

Whether you're an introvert or an extrovert, we love your help and your dedication to the profession. Step up your participation and join us in planning the next conference!

Did you know participating at the 2019 Washington GIS Conference could earn you GISP points?!

Visit the 2019 Conference website or contact our Volunteer Lead at to discuss ways in which you can participate.

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