GIS Conferences and Events

Listed here are upcoming GIS, remote sensing, and geography events, conferences, and webinars.  Always check the conference page for the latest information for any particular event.  

Events and conferences can be submitted here for listing on this page.

June 2021 Events

Power of Where
June 15 – 11am CST

The free symposium offers an insightful exploration of the intersection between the building information modeling (BIM) and geographic information systems (GIS) movements.

EO Dashboard Hackathon
June 23 – June 29, 2021

Calling all coders, scientists, entrepreneurs, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, artists, technologists, and space enthusiasts! From June 23- 29, you are invited to join NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), ESA (European Space Agency), and JAXA(Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) for the all-virtual, global Earth Observation Dashboard Hackathon.

QGIS Open Day
June 25, 2021

This month QGIS Open Day is dedicated to maps and more in QGIS.

July 2021 Events

4th International Conference on Science and Technology Applications in Climate Change (STACLIM2021)
July 1, 2021

The STACLIM 2021 is envisaged to witness active participation from various eminent environmental and earth scientists, researchers, engineers and students from academia, industry and government sectors for addressing complications associated with climate change and to draw forth novel and ground-breaking initiatives and solutions for climate resilience. With the theme “Empowering Breakthroughs for Climate Change” will be the fourth in the series of conferences organised by Institute of Climate Change, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Esri User Conference
July 12 – 15, 2021

The 2021 Esri User Conference (Esri UC) is a fully virtual experience. Join us at the Plenary Session to hear from Esri president Jack Dangermond, Esri staff experts, and special guests. Learn to use the latest tools in technical sessions. Get inspired by user presentations and the Virtual Map Gallery entries. Find solutions in the Expo and Esri Showcase, and shop at the Esri Merch Store.

SCGIS Conference
July 19 – August 6, 2021

In light of the ongoing pandemic and the value of connecting our community across continents, the Conference will once again be virtual.  It will consist of a series of online sessions between July 19th and August 6th.  Conference registration will be free to all who wish to attend, and we strongly encourage all attendees to join SCGIS if not already a member. 

September 2021 Events

GEO Climate Policy and Finance Workshop
September 21 – 23, 2021

The three-day event will include two days dedicated to Earth observations in support of climate policy and one day dedicated to Earth observations as a basis for climate finance decisions.

11th international Conference on Geographic Information Science
September 27 – 30, 2021
Poznań, Poland

The GIScience conference series is deeply interdisciplinary with contributions frequently involving domains such as geography, earth science, cognitive science, information science, computer science, linguistics, mathematics, philosophy, life sciences, and social science. 

September 27 – October 2, 2021

The biggest meeting of open source geospatial software all around the world. Organized by OSGeo and with more than 15 years of experience, this international anual gathering of location enthusiasts is the largest global gathering for geospatial software.

October 2021

GIS-Pro 2021
October 3 – 6, 2021
Baltimore, MD, USA

Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium Conference
October 13 – 15, 2021
St. Cloud, MN, USA

The 31st Annual Conference and Workshops of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium will be held October 13-15, 2021 at the River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Workshops will be held Wednesday, October 13, with the conference following on Thursday and Friday. 

Annual Illinois GIS Association Conference
October 17 – 19, 2021
Lisle, IL, USA

Northwest GIS User Group conference
October 25-28, 2021
Yakima, Washington, USA

The 2021 Conference will be held at the Yakima Convention Center in Yakima, Washington. We will gather together around the theme of Rebuilding Together and discuss how GIS and spatial technologies can be used to rebuild.

November 2021 Events

4th International Conference on Geomatics Applications
November 16 – 18, 2021
Istanbul, Turkey

Scientific themes 1 – Satellite image processing and photogrammetry 2 – Geo-remote sensing and human settlements analysis 3 – Application of remote sensing and GIS in agriculture & forestry 4 – Application of remote sensing & GIS in marine and atmospheric sciences 5 – Application of remote sensing & GIS in hydrology and water resources 6 – Application of remote sensing and GIS in the environment, pollution and climate change 7 – Application of remote sensing and GIS in the planning of cities and networks 8 – Application of remote sensing and GIS in tourism and archeology

2021 7th International Conference on Space Science and Communication
November 23 – 24, 2021

Space Science and Communication System for Sustainability