Abstracts for the 2019 Arkansas GIS Symposium Due by Aug. 31

Chad Hicks, Arkansas GIS Users Forum

The 2019 Arkansas GIS Symposium will return to the Inn of the Ozarks & Convention Center in October in Eureka Springs for a week of education, sharing, community and fun. 

Abstracts for the symposium are due by Saturday, Aug. 31, and registration for the symposium is now open.

This year the Arkansas GIS Users Forum celebrates 29 years. The corresponding symposium will include GIS presentations, workshops, sponsor exhibits, social activities, networking and more.

Pre-Symposium Workshops will take place Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 28-29, followed by the symposium and exhibit hall taking place Wednesday to Friday, Oct. 30 to Nov. 1.

The Arkansas GIS Symposium is the single largest and most attended geospatial event in the region. Learn more online.


Brian Culpepper, GIS research and outreach specialist
Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies
479-575-8745, rculpepp@uark.edu


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