Upcoming events

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

    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:

    • Thursday, September 30, 2021
    • 9:00 AM
    • Wednesday, November 17, 2021
    • 6:00 PM
    • ZOOM

    GIS Day is an international forum for geographic information system (GIS) users to share their knowledge and applications of GIS technology. Organizations and Universities around Texas have joined to bring you this FREE 3-day Virtual TxGIS Day Event. Great sponsors like you help to make this event robust, fun, and free for all attendees. ATX GIS Day under URISA Texas is going fully virtual this year in collaboration with these great organizations and universities.

    TxGIS Day is brought to you by:

    ATX GIS Day under URISA TX
    Houston Area GIS Day

    SWIGGIS Austin

    Texas A&M University GIS Day

    University of North Texas

    University of Texas - Austin

    TxGIS Day is November 15 - 17, 2021


    This 3-day event is focused for:

    Monday Nov. 15th: Professionals and Higher Education

    Tuesday Nov. 16th: High School students and instructors

    Wednesday Nov. 17th: Everyone on GIS Day 

    Join the GIS Community of students, professionals, businesses and the public to discuss the impact Geographic Information Systems and Science has on our daily lives.

    More information about the 3-day event can be found here: https://txgisday.org/

    Become a TxGIS Day sponsor and extend your recognition, reach your target market, and support GIS Day outreach and education efforts.

    Your contributions will go towards raffles and prizes for contests for all ages and more from the ATX GIS Day under URISA TX group. 

    Contributions in excess of prizes given will be used to make next year's event great! 

    Please note that our TxGIS Day Committee Organizations accepting donations this year include: A&M University GIS Day, ATX GIS Day under URISA Texas, and Houston Area GIS Day.

    All levels include an option to participate in the following recruiting events:

    • Virtual Events that include our sponsors (TBD)
    • Judging the following:
      • Map Gallery Contest
      • Undergraduate Student Presentation
      • Graduate Student Presentation

    If you would like to provide raffle prizes or have any other questions please email TXGISDay@gmail.com. Sign-up here to Volunteer. 

    Become a Sponsor Today!

    Raster-Level Sponsors:

    Polygon-Level Sponsors:

    Line-Level Sponsors:

    Point-Level Sponsors:


    • Tuesday, October 26, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Zoom (See below)

    Using GIS for Hazardous Materials Planning in Dallas County

    Presentation Outline:
    GIS is an essential part of Hazardous Materials Planning that allows for multiple applications such as data analysis, visualizing, and web mapping. With over 1400 facilities in Dallas County using the TIER II chemical reporting system, GIS tools like R, ArcMap, and QGIS help identify priority areas and facilities to inform planning and training to deal with chemical-related incidents.

    About The Speaker:

    Bernardo Salazar, AICP blends data, technology, and GIS to understand the urban environment. With a diverse background working with nonprofits, community design, political campaigns, public policy, and more recently, emergency management, Bernardo draws from these experiences to generate a multidisciplinary strategy to address common geospatial and data challenges. He holds an undergraduate degree in Sociology, a graduate degree in Urban Planning.


    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 THANK YOU to our sponsors!

    The Speaker Series would not be possible without you!

    • Tuesday, October 26, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Zoom

    Come join us for the

    URISA Texas & SWIGGIS Mappy Hour Lean Coffee or your Favorite Beverage

    After the TNRIS 4th Quarter Meeting

    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.

    Tuesday, October 26th

    Starting at 5 PM CT

    Location: YOUR LIVING ROOM (and ZOOM)

    Moderators: Janny Phung & Ingrid Jourgenson

    ZOOM Link in Confirmation and Reminder Emails

    A big Thank You to our Sponsors!

    • Wednesday, December 08, 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Registration is closed

    Come join us for GEOBASH 2021

    with all Geospatial Groups

    Join us for virtual networking during our most festive Mappy Hour of the year!


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

    During the event you could win 

    $25 Amazon Gift Card: Best Background

    $25 Amazon Gift Card: Best / Ugliest Sweater

    Thank you to URISA Texas for sponsoring these prizes!

    RSVP opens November 3rd 

    Wednesday, December 8

    6 - 8 PM

    Location: YOUR LIVING ROOM (and ZOOM)