noun: symposium; plural noun: symposia; plural noun: symposiums
  • a conference or meeting to discuss a particular subject.
  • a collection of essays or papers on a particular subject by a number of contributors.
  • a drinking party or convivial discussion, especially as held in ancient Greece after a banquet (and notable as the title of a work by Plato).
UCGIS has been holding annual assemblies and small conferences since 1994. Some of our recent ones include:
Year   Venue  Theme
2014 Pasadena, CA  Setting the Agenda: GIScience Research and Education for Today & Tomorrow
2015 Alexandria, VA  GIScience Knowledge to Action
2016 Scottsdale, AZ  A New Generation of GIScience Research Challenges
2017 Arlington, VA  CyberGIS and Diverse Partnerships for Geospatial Workforce Development
2018 Madison, WI  Frontiers of Geospatial Data Science
2019 Washington, DC  The Geospatial Humanities: Transdisciplinary Opportunities for the GIScience Community