GIS Conferences and Events

Listed here are upcoming GIS, remote sensing, and geography events, conferences, and webinars.  Events and conferences can be submitted here for listing on this page. Geography events not specifically geospatial oriented should be submitted to the events page on

Please do not submit training or courses to this list. GIS related online courses or MOOCs should be submitted via this form.

May 2018

TRELIS Madison 2018
TRELIS workshops are designed for women working in higher education in the geospatial sciences (GIS, remote sensing, cartography, and related mapping sciences). Sessions will focus on five themes: Career Trajectories & Leadership, Mentoring & Coaching, Communication & Language, Dealing with Obstacles, and Work-Life Balance, all in the context of the geospatial science.
May 19 – 21, 2018
Madison, WI, USA

Se svarstider och reagera! – Webbinar
View response time and react, learn how to monitor the well-being of your services.
May 22, 2018

GEO Business 2018
May 22 – 23, 2018
London, England, UK

URISA Washington 2018 GIS Conference
May 22 – 24, 2018
Olympia, WA, USA

CARTO Locations
CARTO Locations is the world’s biggest Location Intelligence Summit. Hundreds of leaders, innovators, practitioners, and thought leaders from the global geospatial community will come together to discuss how location data is disrupting business, governments, and society.
May 23 – 24, 2018
New York, NY, USA

June 2018

SpLU 2018
First International Workshop on Spatial Language Understanding
June 1 – 6, 2018
New Orleans, LA, USA

AGILE 2018 – Workshop on “Teaching Geospatial Technologies to All”
The workshop on approaches to teaching geospatial technologies will take place on June 12th before the 21st Conference on Geo-Information Science (AGILE 2018).
June 12 – 15, 2018
Lund, Sweden

6th International Conference on Computer Graphics, Animation & Computer-Aided Design
June 18 – 19, 2018
London, UK

1st Kenya User Group Conference
The conference brings together GIS users from across Kenya to share their experiences and learn the latest in Esri technology
June 21, 2018
Mombasa, Kemya

Geomapplica 2018
International Conference on Geomatics
June 25 – 29, 2018
Syros – Mukonos Islands, Greece

July 2018

GI_Forum Symposium 2018
Salzburg, Austria
July 3 – 6, 2018

CFTA 2018
Campus Facilities Management technology professionals coming together to share strategies and lessons learned on best practices for implementing GIS, BIM, IWMS, DMS, Space Management, and other systems that support campus FM daily operations.
July 31 – August 3, 2018
Columbus, Ohio

August 2018

Corpus in GIScience: Going Beyond Butterfly Collecting
The aim of this workshop is to provide an overview of existing (types of) corpora, outline key methods and research questions addressed through text corpora in GIScience, as well as discuss the importance of aspects such as corpus characteristics or representativeness.
August 28 – 31, 2018
Melboune, Australia

September 2018

UK Mapping Festival 2018
September 4 – 6, 2018
London, UK

2018 AGIC Education & Training Symposium
If you can only attend one geospatial event per year, make it this one! It is a tremendous opportunity for networking and learning with other geospatial professionals.
Prescott AZ, USA
September 19 – 21, 2018

Spatial Humanities 2018
September 20 – 21, 2018
Lancaster, UK

18th International Scientific and Technical Conference “From imagery to digital reality: ERS & Photogrammetry”
This year we set ourselves to the task to connect the history imprinted on the maps of Ptolemy, the labyrinths of the Palace of Knossos, and the photo of Gaspard-Félix Tournachon with the modern systems of digital reality, based on the photogrammetric processing of remote sensing data.
September 24 – 27, 2018
Crete, Greece

3rd International Conference on GIS and Remote Sensing
September 27 – 28, 2018
Berlin, Germany

CoastGIS 2018
International Symposium of GIS and Computer Cartography for Coastal Zone Management
September 27 – 29, 2018
Ísafjörður, Iceland

October 2018

GIS-Pro & CalGIS 2018
October 9 – 12, 2018
Palm Springs, CA, USA

Northwest GIS User Group Conference
October 15 – 19, 2018
Bremerton, WA, USA

39th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS 2018)
The Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS) is an annual event hosted by member countries of the Asian Association on Remote Sensing (AARS) to promote remote sensing technology through the exchange of information, mutual cooperation, international understanding and goodwill amongst the members.
October 15 – 19, 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

November 2018

Geospatial Track at the Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management Asia Pacific Conference
We are holding a track entitled ‘Geospatial and temporal information capture, management, and analytics in support of Disaster Decision Making’, to which we invite academics, researchers and professionals to share innovative research, practice and experience showcasing geospatial and temporal information theory and applications in support of disaster decision making.
November 5 – 7, 2018
Wellington, New Zealand

Geomatics Atlantic 2018 – Oceans of Data
The largest cross-sector geospatial conference, capitalizing on the current energy and investment in both geomatics and the ocean sectors.
November 13 – 15, 2018
Halifax, Nova Scotia

December 2018

FOSS4G Asia 2018
“Open Source Transformation for Sustainable Development”
December 2 – 5, 2018
Moratuwa – Sri Lanka


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