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.


August 2020 Events

Virtual Conference: Esri Education Summit
August 6 – 7, 2020
Join a collaborative user community of forward-thinking educators and administrators sharing innovative learning and best practices about geospatial technology. With so much of education moving online, the 2020 Esri Education Summit is moving online too. 

Virtual ENVI Analytics Symposium
August 25-27, 2020
The ENVI Analytics Symposium will feature analytical thought leaders and practitioners from around the world.

Conference: MidAmerica GIS Conference
Omaha, NE

“Due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, and subsequent impact on education and travel budgets, we have decided to cancel MAGIC 2020.”


September 2020 Events

Online Conference: URISA GIS-Pro 2020
September 29 – October 2, 2020

GIS-Pro is URISA’s annual geospatial conference, taking place virtually in 2020, curating educational content to highlight today’s most important topics, including Equity & Social Justice, GIS in Health, GIS Leadership & Management, and Community Resilience.

October 2020 Events

Virtual ILGISA Conference 2020
Online Conference
October 5 – 6, 2020
“Spatially Distant, Remotely Together with MAGIC”

Information Visualization of Geospatial Networks, Flows and Movement (MoVis)
Online Workshop
October 25 – 30, 2020
The purpose of this workshop is to help advance the scientific capabilities of visualizing and interacting with large spatial connectivity datasets of movement, telecommunications and social relationship data. This workshop aims to provide a strategic link between the geographic information science (GIScience) and information visualization communities. 

Virginia GeoCon 2020
Oct. 27-28, 2020 (rescheduled from April 21-22)
Richmond, VA, USA

Virginia’s Annual GIS Conference

September 2021 Events

Conference: 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. 

Geography events not specifically geospatial oriented should be submitted to the events page on Geography Realm. Please do not submit training or courses to this list. GIS related online courses or MOOCs should be submitted via this form.