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March 31, 2010
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Des Plaines, IL – The May 2010 URISA Calendar is full of deadlines for URISA programs.  

GIS Hall of Fame – Nominations Due May 1

URISA is seeking nominations for it’s GIS Hall of Fame which recognizes and honors the best in GIS. The selection criteria for this honor are:

* At least 25 years of sustained professional involvement in the GIS field.
* Original and creative contributions to the field.
* Well known and respected by a wide range of peers.
* Consistent demonstration of sound professional and personal ethics.  

2010 Student Competition – Submissions Due May 1 (

This year’s Student Competition consists of a three-tiered approach:

* Papers (graduate students)
* Presentations (undergraduate students)
* Posters (community college and GIS certificate students)

Exemplary Systems in Government (ESIG) Awards – Submissions Due May 3 (

URISA’s ESIG Awards recognize extraordinary achievement in the delivery and quality of government services through the application of geospatial information technology.

Information about all URISA Awards is detailed online:

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