Geography and GIS Conferences

Geography conferences offer both a learning and networking environment for professionals and academics in geography, GIS, remote sensing, cartography, and related fields. These events provide an ideal environment for people in the geospatial niche to share their latest findings, discuss industry trends, and connect with other GIS professionals.

Listed here are upcoming geography, 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 2024

Annual Los Angeles Geospatial Summit 
February 24, 2024
Los Angeles, CA, USA

The 2024 Los Angeles Geospatial Summit, organized by the USC Spatial Sciences Institute, will focus on the application of geospatial data in addressing key issues like environmental sustainability and community resiliency. Key events include a keynote on “GeoAI” by M. Sean O’Brien, discussions on geospatial industry trends, presentations on using spatial data for community resilience, and a student ArcGIS StoryMap competition, highlighting innovative geospatial solutions.

International Conference / Sustainable management of Natural Resources, Green Economy and Technology Transfer
February 26 – 28, 2024
Istanbul, Turkey

The Euro-Arab Union of Geomatics and the GeoSP-MAG have the great honor to invite you to participate in The 4ed Edition of The International Conference / Sustainable management of Natural Resources, Green Economy and Technology Transfer , which will be held in Istanbul, Turkey from 26 to 28 February 2024 . and the invitation is open to researchers, academics, and concerned both private and public companies and research laboratories either for participation or for the presentation of papers (lectures) or posters. Abstracts are accepted with one of the following languages: English, Arabic or French and the deadline for accepting abstracts is 20-01-2024.
Registration Email : Tel, Fax : 0021671245692- Mobile : 0021621912295 – Whatsapp: 0033784809768

Wisconsin Land Information Association Annual Conference
February 28 – March 1, 2024
Green Bay, WI, USA

The 2024 Annual Conference for the Wisconsin Land Information Association (WLIA) is scheduled to take place from February 28 to March 1 at the Hyatt Regency & KI Convention Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This event will feature a range of activities including keynote speeches, educational breakout sessions, workshops, a map contest, and opportunities for networking among GIS professionals and enthusiasts​.

March 2024

Esri Developer Summit
March 12 – 15, 2024
Palm Springs, CA, USA

Aimed at developers, this summit showcases how to build cutting-edge apps using advanced mapping technology, with technical workshops, sessions on development best practices, and networking opportunities

March 13 – 15, 2024

Unwrapped is a virtual conference that aims to provide a platform for Datawrapper users, catering to both advanced users seeking knowledge sharing and beginners looking to enhance their skills. The event will feature over 20 speakers, with details to be announced in the upcoming weeks. The schedule is designed to accommodate participants from different time zones, with sessions in the mornings for Americans, afternoons for Europe and Africa, and evenings for Asia.

CalGIS 2024
March 18 – 20, 2024
Visalia, CA, USA

Hosted by URISA, this event focuses on education and training in the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), offering attendees opportunities for professional networking, attending workshops, keynote speeches, and breakout sessions, all aimed at connecting and finding solutions within the California Geospatial Community​.

April 2024

GIS/Valuation Technologies Conference
April 8 – 11, 2024
Charlotte, NC, USA

Focused on professionals in property assessment, tax administration, mapping, and IT, this conference has been a key event for assessors and GIS professionals for over 25 years, offering workshops and sessions on various relevant topics.

PA GIS Conference
April 10 -12, 2024
State College, PA, USA

This conference is held annually for geospatial professionals, industry leaders, and students in Pennsylvania, offering a platform for knowledge sharing, community building, and networking​.

MidAmerica GIS Consortium – 2024 Symposium
April 15 – 18, 2024
Omaha, NE, USA

This symposium is aimed towards those involved in mapmaking, location services, and data management. It offers opportunities for networking, presentations, workshops, and keynotes, with a focus on geospatial technology’s value.

April 30, 2024
Washington, D.C., USA

FedGeoDay is an event devoted to open geospatial ecosystems, including open-source software, collaborative mapping, open science challenges, and seeks to facilitate innovation across the U.S. federal government. Federal program managers, industry leaders, and NGOs gather at this annual event to explore the potential of open geospatial systems for their organizations, featuring participation from various government agencies and technology firms.

GIS in Action
April 30 – May 1, 2024
Portland, OR, USA

The 32nd Annual GIS In Action Conference, organized by the Cascadia Region of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) and the Oregon-Southwest Washington Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (ORURISA), is scheduled to take place at the Portland Building and Standard Insurance Building in Portland, Oregon.

May 2024

GEOINT 2024 Symposium
May 5-8, 2024
Kissimmee, FL, USA

The nation’s largest gathering of GEOINT professionals, this symposium explores the importance of geospatial intelligence in all dimensions and domains, with a focus on technological and geopolitical landscapes

June 2024

2024 IMAGIN Annual Conference
June 2 – 4, 2024
Thompsonville, MI, USA

The 2024 IMAGIN Annual Conference is a significant gathering of primarily Michigan-based GIS professionals and enthusiasts in the field of geospatial information and technology. This annual conference focuses on the latest advancements, practical applications, and emerging trends in geographic information systems (GIS), offering a platform for knowledge sharing, networking, and professional development.

July 2024

Esri User Conference
July 15 – 19, 2024 
San Diego, CA, USA

The 2024 Esri User Conference, taking place from July 15 to 19 in San Diego, California, is known as the world’s largest Geographic Information Systems (GIS) conference. This event offers attendees opportunities to hear from industry leaders and peers, explore a Map Gallery, interact with Esri technical experts, and learn about the latest products and solutions in GIS. The conference includes a Plenary Session with thought leaders and Esri President Jack Dangermond, specialized training sessions, networking opportunities, and exhibitions from sponsors showcasing GIS-powered products and services​.

August 2024

CPGIS’2024 – The 31st International Conference on Geoinformatics
August 14 – 16, 2024
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

This conference is focused on Geospatial Sciences for Sustainability, offering sessions on various streams like GIS for smart cities, environmental monitoring, public health, and sustainable natural resource management​.

September 2024

EO for Africa Symposium 2024
September 23 – 26, 2024
Frascati, Italy

The European Space Agency (ESA) is set to host the 2024 EO for Africa Symposium from 23 to 26 September at ESA-ESRIN in Frascati, Italy, in collaboration with key partners including the African Union Commission, European Commission, and NASA.