Deadlines Approaching for URISA Awards and Student Competition

The May 2010 URISA Calendar is full of deadlines for URISA programs.

GIS Hall of Fame – Nominations Due May 1


URISA is seeking nominations for it’s GIS Hall of Fame which recognizes and honors the best in GIS. The selection criteria for this honor are:

  • At least 25 years of sustained professional involvement in the GIS field.
  • Original and creative contributions to the field.
  • Well known and respected by a wide range of peers.
  • Consistent demonstration of sound professional and personal ethics.

2010 Student Competition – Submissions Due May 1


This year’s Student Competition consists of a three-tiered approach:

  • Papers (graduate students)
  • Presentations (undergraduate students)
  • Posters (community college and GIS certificate students)

Exemplary Systems in Government (ESIG) Awards – Submissions Due May 3


URISA’s ESIG Awards recognize extraordinary achievement in the delivery and quality of government services through the application of geospatial information technology.

Information about all URISA Awards is detailed online:

[Source: URISA press release]