Upcoming events

    • Friday, January 01, 2021
    • 12:00 AM (CST)
    • Friday, December 31, 2021
    • 11:30 PM (CST)

    URISA Texas

    2021 Sponsorship Prospectus

    Annual Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

    URISA Texas offers several sponsorship opportunities for companies providing products and services supporting the geospatial and information technology industries. We believe URISA Texas is an invaluable partner in marketing your products and services in the region; a partnership that will help you enhance your organizations visibility and reputation throughout Texas.

    Available Sponsor Packages

    Increase your visibility and underscore your company's commitment to GIS professionals and practitioners throughout Texas. Annual Corporate Sponsorship is a limited opportunity based on tier, so please sign up early. Corporate Sponsors receive the following benefits:

    • Tuesday, June 01, 2021
    • 2:00 PM (CDT)
    • Friday, July 09, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (CDT)
    • Online

    URISA Texas is excited to announce their inaugural scholarship award for the 2021-2022 school year!


    This scholarship provides URISA Texas the perfect opportunity to encourage and assist in further education, whether that be the beginning of your GIS journey or the continued growth of your career. The URISA Texas Scholarship is intended to aid students with tuition and other expenses associated with postsecondary studies.

    The scholarship is open to any Texas resident currently enrolled in an associate, undergraduate, graduate, or certificate program involving GIS/Geography for the 2021-2022 school year.

    This award consists of 3 award levels:

    1st Prize - $1,000 Check

    2nd Prize - $750 Check

    3rd Prize - $500 Check

    Winners will be acknowledged with their pictures and short bio on the URISA Texas website and in social media.

    All of the application details and the application itself can be found HERE and submitted via email at info@urisatexas.org

    All applications are due by July 9, 2021 pm at MIDNIGHT.

    Winners will be announced August 2, 2021!

    URISA Texas thanks our sponsors!

    • Tuesday, July 20, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom

    Updating HERE Data for Emergency Management Routing

    Presentation Outline:

    The HERE location platform forms the basis for many systems and apps, from in-car navigation systems to package delivery. However, perhaps the most critical use-case for geospatial data is 911 call routing. First responders have no time to waste when they are en route to a call, and incorrect or missing road and address data can cause life-threatening delays. This presentation will look at HERE’s data through the lens of 911 routing and demonstrate how you can get involved in improving the map for this and other applications.

    About The Speakers:

    Devon Bennett is a Data Acquisition Lead at HERE Technologies, based in Dallas Texas. She works to keep the HERE basemap up to date in the Central US, which in turn improves things like navigation, package delivery, and 911 emergency access. Devon is originally from Colorado and is a graduate of the University of Denver with a BA in Anthropology and Geography. Her personal geographical interests include sustainable cities, access to public transit, and walkable urban spaces. In her spare time, she enjoys Dallas arts and culture, cooking, and participating in local markets selling her crocheted creations.


    To Join:

    Zoom info will be available upon registration.

    In order to receive a PDH certificate each participant must register for the event. Certificates will not be issued to those who have not.

    A Big THANKYOU to our sponsors!

    The Speaker Series would not be possible without you!

    • Wednesday, September 15, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

    Come join us for Virtual Lean Coffee Round 2 

    Topics: TBD

    Join us for virtual networking!


    Bring your favorite drink and show up via Zoom in the comfort of your own home!

    Lean Coffee is a structured, but agenda-less meeting. Participants gather, build an agenda, and begin talking. Conversations are directed and productive because the agenda for the meeting was democratically generated. Learn how to make your in-person and virtual meetings more meaningful.

    Wednesday, September 15

    Location: YOUR LIVING ROOM (and ZOOM)

    Moderators: TBD

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