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.  

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February 2023 Events

Esri Federal GIS Conference
February 7–8, 2023
Washington D.C., USA

This conference is focused on exploring how the federal government uses GIS to foster a deeper knowledge of complicated challenges for the purpose of developing successful solutions. Participate in professional development workshops, get knowledge from Esri employees, and network with colleagues.

Learn How to Perform Remote Inspections and Create Content from Image and Video Services with ArcGIS Excalibur
February 15, 2023

Join us to learn more about ArcGIS Excalibur with our sponsor Esri.

March 2023 Events

ESRI Developer Summit
March 7-10 2023
Palm Springs, CA, USA

Join the Esri Developer Summit (DevSummit), an event that will teach you how to create cutting-edge apps utilizing cutting-edge mapping technology, in Palm Springs, California. Technical workshops and sessions offer access to hundreds of hours of education in one place, and GIS professionals can teach you about development best practices.

CalGIS 2023
March 13-15 2023
Monterey, CA, USA

Co-hosted by California URISA and the California Geographic Information Association (CGIA).

FOSSGIS-Konferenz 2023
March 15 – 18, 2023
Berlin, Germany

Vom 15.-18. März 2023 findet die FOSSGIS-Konferenz an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin im Erwin-Schrödinger-Zentrum in Berlin-Adlershof statt. Die FOSSGIS 2023 wird vom gemeinnützigen FOSSGIS e.V, der OpenStreetMap Community und dem Geographischen Institut der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin veranstaltet. Ziel der FOSSGIS ist die Verbreitung von Freier und Open-Source Software für Geoinformationssysteme (GIS) sowie Open Data, beispielsweise der OpenStreetMap. Auf der FOSSGIS tauschen sich Anwender:innen und Entwickler:innen aus, es gibt spannende Vorträge über neuste Entwicklungen im GIS- und Open Data Bereich. Themen wie Digitale Souveränität, Open Science, FAIR Prinzipien und öffentliche Ausschreibungen mit FOSS werden diskutiert. Das Programm und die Anmeldung werden Anfang 2023 veröffentlicht. Informationen zur Konferenz sind auf der Homepage zu finden.

April 2023 Events

Esri Geodesign Summit
April 11-12 2023
Redlands, CA, USA

Gain experience with geodesign best practices: Join thought leaders in community planning and design, innovators, and other visionaries to see how they are using geodesign and technology to overcome obstacles, adjust to change, build more resilient communities, and plan for the future.

ICA Mountain Cartography Workshop
April 11 – 15, 2023
Snow Mountain Ranch, CO, USA

The ICA Mountain Cartography Workshop is a three-day gathering held every two years. The goal is to bring together cartographers, geographers, and others in a relaxed and beautiful setting to share new developments in cartography, design, and spatial analysis related to mountain environments. Typically, about 50 people from multiple nations attend.

May 2023 Events

Spring NEARC Conference
May 16, 2023
Kingston, RI, USA

Spring NEARC is an annual, one-day conference packed with professional development and networking opportunities for all levels of GIS users.

GEOINT 2023 Symposium
May 21-24 2023
St. Louis, MO, USA

The GEOINT Symposium is the largest annual gathering of geospatial intelligence–and possibly intelligence–professionals in the nation, providing a venue to hear from national security thought leaders, network and engage with organizations from throughout the community at special events and on an expansive exhibit floor, attend training, and more.

June 2023 Events

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.

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.

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.

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