GIS Pro Call for Workshops

26 Jan 2022 4:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

This fall, the Northwest GIS User Group (NWGIS) has teamed up with URISA and the Northern Rockies Chapter of URISA to host GIS-Pro in Boise. This national GIS conference is making its way back to the Pacific Northwest.

Do you enjoy teaching or presenting?  NWGIS is soliciting pre-conference workshops for the 2022 GIS-Pro Conference. Topics can be related to any geospatial or related subject relevant to the modern GIS professional.

Conference

  • Boise, Idaho – Boise Centre on the Grove 
  • Pre-conference Workshops (Sun, Oct 2 – Mon, Oct 3)
  • Conference – (Tue, Oct 4 – Thu, Oct 6)

Notes

  • Workshops must be in-person and conducted at the Boise Centre conference center.
  • NWGIS promoted workshops must not conflict with, but can complement, the URISA Certified Workshops. The URISA workshops have not been solidified but could include any of the following listed here: Call for URISA Workshop Proposals | URISA
  • Coffee/tea service is provided for morning and afternoon breaks.  Lunch service is not provided.
  • Instructors can leverage their own equipment (i.e. laptop, projector). Any equipment that the conference team supplies will be deducted from the payment to the instructor.
  • All financial transactions are being handled by URISA conference leads.
  • Wi-Fi is available, and table/chair setups will be provided.

If you are interested in conducting a workshop, send your information to: Linda Davis (linda.davis.nwgis@gmail.com).

The submission deadline is March 15, 2022.

Submission Information Required

  • How long is your workshop?
    • ½ day (4 hours)
    • 1 day (8 hours)
    • 1 ½ or 2 day (12 – 16 hours)
  • How many students can you accommodate (30 people max)?
  • Do you have a minimum attendance?
  • Workshop Title
  • Brief Description
  • Please list a few learning objectives for the workshop or training.
  • Course pre-requisites – List any knowledge students are expected to have or any software/hardware students need to provide.
  • Instructor Name(s)
  • Format – Is this is a lecture-only workshop, hands-on, or both?
  • Hardware – Is there equipment the conference needs to supply (i.e., projector, instructor laptop, student laptops)?
  • Costs: What is the price per student you need?
  • Other logistics or concerns.

The conference workshop committee will review submissions. You may be contacted by NWGIS to work out additional details.

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