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GIS in the Rockies Conference Registration Available Online

May 16, 2006
Denver, Colorado - May 15, 2006 - The program committee for the 2006 GIS in the Rockies Conference announces that event registration information is now available online.

Denver, Colorado - May 15, 2006 - The program committee for the 2006 GIS in the Rockies Conference announces that event registration information is now available online. Interested GIS users, surveyors, and other interested technology professionals may now register for the event on the event website at http://gisintherockies.org/links1.html.

Attendees who register before August 4, 2006 will receive the early registration discounted rate of $200. Those presenting papers at the conference are eligible for an additionally discounted rate of $150 for the two-day event.

This year's theme - "GIS: From Behind the Scene to Extreme" - illustrates the emergence of GIS as not only a mainstream technology, but also one that has gone well beyond a backroom technology used by scientists and mapmakers.

Program topics at the 2006 conference include:
  • GIS for Utilities
  • Advanced Data Acquisition and Mapping
  • GIS for Surveyors - Spatially Enabling Your Business
  • GIS in Public Policy
  • Remote Sensing
  • Data Sharing
  • Homeland Security & Emergency Response
  • Maps in Apps
  • Spatially Enabling IT
  • Mapping Goes Mainstream


The 2006 conference will be held September 13 - 15, 2006 at INVESCO Field at Mile High stadium in Denver, Colorado. The six sponsoring societies and organizations share a dedication to promote professional development, education and general community outreach while helping people understand the uses and benefits of GIS technology.

Questions about attending the conference should be directed to chair@gisintherockies.org.

Companies interested in exhibiting at the conference should contact Tamara Schoder at vendors@gisintherockies.org or 303-731-0108.

About GIS in the Rockies

GIS in the Rockies is a technology conference providing community outreach, education and professional development for people interested in Geographic Information System (GIS) technology. Formed by several professional societies and organizations, the conference enjoys its 19th annual event at INVESCO Field at Mile High stadium in Denver, Colorado USA. The sponsoring societies include: the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA), the Colorado Section of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM), the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), the Professional Land Surveyors of Colorado (PLSC), the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) and GIS Colorado.

For more information about GIS in the Rockies and links to the sponsoring societies, visit www.gisintherockies.org.

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