GIS Conferences and Events

Geospatial conferences offer both a learning and networking environment for professionals and academics in GIS, remote sensing, cartography, and related fields. These events provide an ideal environment for people in the geospatial niche to share their latest findings, discuss industry trends, and connect with other GIS professionals.

Listed here are upcoming GIS, remote sensing, and geography events, conferences, and webinars.

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May 2023 Events

15th edition of Geo-Tunis
May 22 – 26, 2023
Hammamet – Tunisia

Under the slogan: ‘Through geographic infrastructure we build the basics for sustainable development’ The Tunisian Association of the digital geographic information – T.A.D.G.I – in cooperation with the Euro-Arab Union for Geomatics, is organizing the 15th session of the International congress Geo Tunis 2023 The application of the means of GIS applications, remote sensing and geo-space technology in solving economic, environmental, social and security problems, 22-26 May 2023 / Tunisia

SAR Sessions
May 23 – 24, 2023

Join us for SAR Sessions – a FREE virtual event comprised of two, half-days – solely focusing on the trends, benefits, techniques and applications of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data and analysis.

June 2023 Events

3 Common Cloud Migration Challenges
June 7, 2023

Join us to learn more about Cloud Migration with our sponsor ROK Technologies

State of the Map US
June 8 -11, 2023
Richmond, VA, USA

Join the OpenStreetMap community at the 11th State of the Map US conference in Richmond, Virginia. The event will take place at Virginia Commonwealth University and includes a welcome event on Thursday; workshops, birds of a feather, and more on Friday and Saturday; and morning events on Sunday, including mapping. Connect with other mappers, businesses, government agencies, and non profits, all collaborating around the free and editable map of the world. Share your vision for the project, learn how to work with OpenStreetMap data, and hack on the latest mapping improvements.

International Symposium on Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems (W2GIS 2023)
June 12-13, 2023
Quebec, Canada

Recent advances in wireless Internet technologies have generated increasing interest in the diffusion and processing of large volumes of geo-spatial data. Spatially-enabled mobile devices also offer new ways of accessing and analyzing this geo-referenced information. This symposium provides an up-to-date review of advances in both theoretical and technical development of Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems.

FOSS4G | 2023
June 25 – July 2, 2023
Prizren, Kosovo

Organized by OSGeo and with more than 15 years of experience, this international annual gathering of location enthusiasts is the largest global gathering for geospatial software. FOSS4G brings together developers, users, decision-makers and observers from a broad spectrum of organizations and fields of operation. Through six days of workshops, presentations, discussions, and cooperation, FOSS4G participants create effective and relevant geospatial products, standards, and protocols.

GIS Tech 2023
June 27 – 28, 2023
Beijing, China

Through one plenary conference, one parallel international forum, and two days’ exhibition, we invite you to have great talks with leaders from governments, public institutions and enterprises, and experts across the world to shed lights on the latest GIS technologies, trends of application, and outstanding cases

July 2023 Events

ESRI User Conference
July 10-14 2023
San Diego, CA, USA

This annual user conference is hosted in San Diego each year by Esri and is the largest GIS conference.

August 2023 Events

International Cartographic Conference
August 13 – 18, 2023
Cape Town, South Africa

From the 13th to 18th of August 2023, Cape Town, South Africa, will host both the 19th General Assembly of the International Cartographic Association (ICA) and the 31st International Cartographic Conference (ICC 2023). The South African National Committee for ICA is responsible for organizing the event, which will center around the theme of “SMART CARTOGRAPHY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT.”

2023 AGIC Education & Training Symposium
August 29 – September 1, 2023
Prescott, AZ, USA

The Symposium offers four days of GIS educational training from experienced industry practitioners including hands-on training workshops, presentations, lightning talks, poster displays, and mobile applications.

September 2023 Events

The Peak of Data Integration – the European FME User Conference
September 5 – 7, 2023
Bonn, Germany

From the 5th to the 7th of September, Bonn turns into the ultimate meeting place for data experts from Germany and all over Europe.

Commercial UAV Expo
September 5 – 7, 2023
Las Vegas, NV USA

Commercial Drone Event

October 2023 Events

Fall Northeast Arc Users Group (NEARC)
October 15 – 18, 2023
Omni New Haven, CT, USA

The 3 day Fall NEARC Conferences offers technical training from Esri, numerous user to user sessions, hands-on workshops, community building activities, and more!

GIS-Pro 2023
October 16 – 19, 2023
Columbus, OH, USA

The 61st annual conference of URISA, known as GIS-Pro, will take place in Columbus, Ohio. This event will bring together the GIS community for purposes such as education, training, networking, and problem-solving. The planning committee for this conference comprises over 50 GIS professionals from Ohio, the Great Lakes region, and various other parts of the country.

November 2023 Events

2023 Pacific GIS & Remote Sensing User Conference
November 27 – December 1, 2023
Suva, Fiji

The Pacific GIS and Remote Sensing Council is pleased to announce the 2023 User Conference under the theme “Improving Resilience in the Pacific Islands Through GIS and Remote Sensing” from November 27 to December 1, 2023 in Suva, Fiji.