Call for Presentations Announced for URISA's 46th Annual Conference Program
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Call for Presentations Announced for URISA's 46th Annual Conference Program

November 29, 2007- Park Ridge, IL – URISA is now accepting online abstract submissions for it’s 46th Annual Conference taking place October 7-10, 2008 in New Orleans. The conference theme is “Spatially Enabling the Enterprise”, and all abstract submissions received by January 21, 2008 will be reviewed and considered for the comprehensive educational program. For more information or to submit your abstract online go to:  

The Program Committee is inviting abstract submissions in one or more of the following categories (examples of topics within each category are included online):

  • Geospatially Enabled Enterprise

  • Data Acquisitions & Conversion

  • Open Source and Open Standards/Google Earth

  • Cross-Jurisdictional Collaboration

  • Natural Resources & Environment

  • Transportation & Infrastructure

  • Public Participation GIS (PPGIS) or GIS for Communities

  • Emergency Management & Homeland Security

  • 3D GIS

  • K-12 Education

  • Management & Professional Development

  • Student Presentations

    Abstracts will be accepted until January 21, 2008. Submission guidelines and presentation category details are included online. Please visit for details and the online abstract submission form.

  • About URISA — Founded in 1963, the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) is a nonprofit association for professionals involved in improving urban and regional environments through the use of information technology. For more information, visit  


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