Call for Content: 2019 Annual Conference

Elevating State GIS 

For nearly 30 years, NSGIC has boosted national geospatial policy and provided a forum for best practices exchange and collaboration.

We want to hear your perspective!

We are seeking abstracts for presentations for our Annual Conference held in Snowbird, UT from September 23-27th. Abstracts are due on Monday, July 15, 2019. Our audience includes state GIOs (and their equivalents), agency GIS coordinators, and other public sector GIS specialists; federal partners; and private sector collaborators.

Please note that all presenters, except by special invitation from NSGIC leadership, must register for the conference. Private sector organizations must contact Bridget Nolan to secure attendance, presentation, and other sponsor benefits.


Topics for the 2019 Annual Conference

Call for content for NSGIC conferences is now tailored to the conference’s foci. For the 2019 Annual Conference, the membership has determined those to be:

  • State Collaboration

  • Data Acquisition and Sharing

  • Imagery/Lidar/3DEP

  • 911 (NENA Standard/NG911)

  • Big Data

  • Other (i.e. NAD 2022, 2020 Census, NHD…)


Content should offer a range of perspectives, including:

  • State Success Stories

  • Private Industry Solutions

  • Challenges and Ideas

  • Collaborations

Types of Presentations

Traditional - 30 minutes - panel optional - time includes Q&A

Smolder - 15 minutes - panel optional - time includes Q&A

Ignite - 10 minutes - 20 slides that automatically advance every 30 seconds resulting in a fast and fun presentation (support provided by NSGIC staff; ideas here)

Other (by invitations and sponsor arrangements)

Submit HERE 

Abstracts are due on Monday, July 15, 2019

Questions / Information?

Contact Bridget Nolan, Meetings and Membership Manager [email protected]

Registration & Meeting Information

All presenters must register for the conference and make their own travel arrangements. Learn more about the meeting and registration HERE.