Location: Washington, DC


  • 2019 TRELIS Workshop: Saturday morning, June 8 - Monday June 10, 2019.
  • Symposium: The UCGIS Symposium runs from Tuesday June 11 - Thursday afternoon June 13, 2019
  • Participants in the TRELIS workshop are expected to be present throughout the Symposium as well, a total commitment of six days.  Before you apply for this event, please consult your calendars and confirm that you would be available to be in Washington, DC, throughout both events.

Eligibility: TRELIS workshops are designed for women working in higher education in the geospatial sciences (GIS, remote sensing, cartography, and related mapping sciences). This would include graduate students, tenured, tenure-track, or non-tenure-track faculty or researchers. You need not be affiliated with a UCGIS-member affiliation to apply, but must be employed by a US institution.

For June 2019, the workshop will focus on the needs and interests of late-stage graduate students and early career faculty. Additional details will be provided in December 2018.

Expenses & Costs: Participants in the workshop will have their travel, lodging, and food expenses covered for both the Workshop and the Symposium. TRELIS is supported by funding from the National Science Foundation and UCGIS. 

Important Dates:

  • Application Deadline: early February, 2019
  • Decisions Announced: by March 1, 2019
  • Workshop Begins: Saturday, June 8, 2019

Application Link: The application for the 2019 TRELIS workshop will be made available in December 2018.