The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association has announced the availability of its 42nd annual conference program at www.urisa.org. URISA 2004, "The Place for Spatial Information Professionals," will be held November 7-10, 2004 in Reno, Nevada.
Comprehensive full-day workshops on topics ranging from "Field Automation Options for Local Government" to "GIS Enterprise Architecture & System Integration" will begin the four-day educational event.
The opening keynote address from Jim Geringer, former Governor of Wyoming, will discuss "How To Get Elected Officials More Engaged With Technology". Dr. Jeffrey Hunker will present a keynote address on "GIS and the Future of Counterterrorism".
Sixty sessions will discuss a multitude of important and timely issues that have an impact on local and regional government, from "Emerging Methods of Geospatial and Document Information Storage" to "How to Manage Address Data and Processes". In addition, an entire program track was developed to discuss national data partnerships and collaboration.
Networking events, professional development activities, and an exhibition round out the conference. Visit the URISA website for complete details about this event.
Source: URISA, Aug. 3, 2004