Friday, May 15, 2009

SoCal URISA & the Geography Showcase

Get it on your calendar now. If you will be at the ESRI User Conference and are doing any GIS projects in the San Diego Region (including across the border), be sure to take part in the San Diego Geography Showcase competition.

Then put the SoCal URISA meeting & Geography Showcase Awards meeting on your calendar to see if you have won!

Tuesday July 14th at noon in Room 28B.

Good luck to everyone!

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

New jobs posted

Just posted 8 new job listings on the SoCal URISA website!

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

New jobs posted

Five new job openings posted on the SoCal URISA website –

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Northern CA URISA – Board Nominations


Nominations for Northern California Chapter of URISA Board

Submit a nomination for Board members - 2009 to 2010


The Nominating Committee of the Northern California Chapter of URISA (NorCal URISA) is seeking nominations for the 2009-2010 Board. Elections will be held this Spring for the following positions:
TREASURER                                 MEMBER AT LARGE (2)

Nomination Process


NorCal URISA members may nominate any NorCal URISA member in good standing.  To nominate a person, email the required information required to Cindy Starr (  Self nominations are welcome.  Nominees will be contacted by the committee to verify acceptance. Nominees will be encouraged to prepare a brief bio. This will also include a brief statement on why they would like to serve on the Board. Nominations close April 15th. 

Voting on Nominations for Board members


Voting will be via the web and is expected to be completed by the end of April. The Board for 2009-2010 will be presented during the May/June Chapter meeting.

Person being nominated




Phone Number:



President-Elect (Vice-President):




Your Contact Information




Phone Number:

Submission of Nominations


Submit electronically by emailing the above information to Cindy Starr ( or Linda Wright ( or print and mail to: The Northern California Chapter of URISA, P.O. Box 660602, Sacramento, CA 95866-0602

CalGIS 2009


We and the other California Chapters of URISA hope to see you at CalGIS 2009; Sacramento Convention Center; April 6 to April 9.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

San Diego Regional GIS Council Meeting – 4/8

April 8, 2009 – join other GIS users and managers from the San Diego region at the San Diego Regional GIS Council meeting from 9 – 11 AM.

Oceanside Civic Center Library
Community Room
330 North Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054


Hope to see you there.

Saturday, March 7, 2009

New Jobs Posted

New jobs posted to the SoCal URISA site!

Also another job search resource added.

Sunday, March 1, 2009

CA Jobs

Added new GIS job search resource to the SoCal URISA Jobs page - 

Also updating the jobs listed on the site. Will have the page up Monday March 2nd.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Support the MS Walk – April 4th

SoCal URISA has a team walking in the MS Walk on April 4th in San Diego – please join our team and support both SoCal URISA and the MS Walk! Members will walk in support of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

To register to be on the team or to donate please see link below. If you want to join the team click on “My Team Page” and then click on
“Join My Team” to register to walk.

C’mon URISA lets support a great cause!
Email Amy Storey for more information:

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Principles of Cartographic Design – Workshop

SoCal URISA Presents:

Principles of Cartographic Design

with Makram A Murad-al-shaikh

March 6th
The Faraday Center - 1635 Faraday Ave., Carlsbad
Room 173A (park and enter at the south entrance)

Map to location:

Monday, February 23, 2009

URISA Conference – last chance to submit your abstract!

URISA's 47th Annual Conference & Exposition - The Premier Conference for the GIS Professional
September 29 - October 2, 2009
Anaheim, California

Providing Solutions to Challenges
Abstract Submissions Due: February 27

There is only one week remaining to submit an abstract for URISA’s 2009 Annual Conference in Anaheim this Fall.

Please note that the deadline date will NOT be extended as URISA has traditionally allowed.
The Conference Planning Committee will meet on March 8 to set the program so all abstract submissions must be received by February 27.
Don't delay!

The Committee has identified the following topic tracks for the Annual Conference this year:

  • GIS for Best Managed Communities
  • GIS for Growing Communities
  • GIS for Safe Communities
  • GIS for Educated Communities
  • GIS for Healthy Communities
  • Professional Development & GIS Leadership

Submit your presentation idea right away:

Join your fellow GIS Professionals in Anaheim for solutions. For conference details and abstract submission guidelines,