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.

September 2018

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

8th China Surveying and Mapping Geographic Information Technology Equipment Expo
To create a new age of GIS
September 26 – 29,2018
Deqing International Exhibition Center , Deqing , Zhejiang Province , China

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

Webinar: Simpler alternatives for INSPIRE data
In this webinar, Ilkka will explain when and why the complexity of the current INSPIRE data models and encodings becomes a problem, and what is already being done to solve the situation.
October 11, 2018 ~ 11am GMT

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

14th International gvSIG Conference
The program of the 14th International gvSIG Conference is now available. It includes a a great number of presentations in different thematic sessions and 7 free workshops about gvSIG Suite.
October 24 – 26, 2018
Valencia, Spain

GeoAlberta 2018 will be the industry’s top knowledge-sharing opportunity in Western Canada. With surveyors, GIS specialists, municipalities, oil and gas, planners, and governmental policy makers all under one roof, there’s plenty of opportunity to hear about the newest applications of technology and where the industry is headed.
October 29 – 31, 2018
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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

Mother Earth: Contribution of Geospatial Science and Technology
Disaster risk information is spatial in nature and Geoinformatics related sciences such as Remote sensing, GIS and Photogrammetry play a significant role in both data providing and management of disasters and hazards in nature. Rapid population growth and urbanization expansion combined with extreme climatic events are causing a rapid increase in vulnerability of peoples exposed to hazardous events.
November 12 – 16, 2018
Namibia University of Science and Technology

GIS4SmartGrid 2018
Next-Generation Geographic Information Systems to Support Smarter Grid Applications
November 20 -22, 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

December 2018

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

2019 Geospatial Conferences

May 2019

Information Fusion and Intelligent Geographic Information Systems 2019
The goal of the IF&IGIS’19 symposium is to discuss new approaches to solving major pressing problems in such fields as artificial intelligence and intelligent geoinformation systems (IGIS).
May 10 – 12, 2019
St.Petersburg, Russia

GEO Business 2019
GEO Business  is the largest geospatial event in the UK incorporating an international exhibition, a strategic conference, cutting edge seminars, live workshops and social activities.
May 21 – 22, 2019
London, England, UK


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