The 2006 GIS in the Rockies Conference will be held September 13–14, 2006 at INVESCO Field at Mile High, with additional offsite field visits in the Denver metro area on September 15th. It will feature an array of user case studies, technical sessions, and vendor presentations through a series of organized tracks.
This year’s theme – “GIS: From Behind the Scene to Extreme” – illustrates the emergence of GIS as not only a mainstream technology, but also one that has gone well beyond a backroom technology used by scientists and mapmakers.
Abstracts can be submitted in one of the following program tracks:
GIS for Utilities
Advanced Data Acquisition and Mapping
GIS for Surveyors - Spatially Enabling your Business
GIS in Public Policy
Homeland Security & Emergency Response
Maps in Apps
Spatially Enabling IT
Mapping Goes Mainstream
Accepted presenters will be notified on June 30, 2006. For more information regarding presentations, contact Tom Palizzi, Program Coordinator, at 303-467-2738 or Email Contact.
About GIS in the RockiesGIS in the Rockies is a technology conference providing community outreach, education and professional development for people interested in Geographic Information System (GIS) technology. Formed by several professional societies and organizations, the conference enjoys its 19th annual event at INVESCO Field at Mile High stadium in Denver, Colorado USA. The sponsoring societies are the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA), the Colorado Section of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM), the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), the Professional Land Surveyors of Colorado (PLSC), the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), and GIS Colorado.
For more information about GIS in the Rockies and links to the sponsoring societies, visit www.gisintherockies.org.
Contact: Dan Smith