August 17, 2006 - Denver, Colorado - The program committee of the 2006 GIS in the Rockies Conference announced today that this year's event will feature at least fifty (50) exhibits on the conference show floor.

August 17, 2006 - Denver, Colorado- The program committee of the 2006 GIS in the Rockies Conference announced today that this year's event will feature at least fifty (50) exhibits on the conference show floor. The 2006 GIS in the Rockies Conference will be held September 13 - 15, 2006 at INVESCO Field at Mile High stadium in Denver, Colorado.

Confirmed exhibitors include the following technology companies, suppliers, and organizations:
  • American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM)
  • AERO-METRIC, Inc.
  • American Society of Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing (ASPRS)
  • Azteca Systems, Inc.
  • CAD-1, Inc.
  • CarteGraph Systems, Inc.
  • Cheves Media
  • CVLSoft
  • CompassTools, Inc.
  • Data Transfer Solutions
  • Definiens
  • DeLorme
  • DigitalGlobe
  • DPRA Incorporated
  • EI Technologies, LLC
  • Electrical Systems Consultants, Inc.
  • ESRI
  • Facet Technology Corporation
  • GeoWorld magazine
  • GIS Colorado
  • Geospatial Information Technology Association (GITA)
  • Geospatial Industry Workforce Information System (GIWIS)
  • har*GIS LLC
  • Horizons, Inc.
  • IDEAL Scanners & Systems, Inc.
  • Intermap Technologies
  • KuceraWest
  • Laser Technology, Inc
  • Leica Geosystems
  • LizardTech
  • Metropolitan State College of Denver
  • MultiVision USA
  • National Geodetic Survey
  • National Geographic Maps
  • novotX, LLC
  • Ohmex Ltd
  • Pixxures, Inc.
  • Plotter Supplies, Inc.
  • Professional Land Surveyors of Colorado (PLSC)
  • SECO Manufacturing Company, Inc.
  • Service at Sea
  • Team Computer Services, Inc.
  • TerraGo Technologies
  • University of Colorado at Denver
  • University of Denver
  • Urban & Regional Information Systems Association (URISA)
  • US Geological Survey (USGS)

Attendee registration numbers for the 2006 conference are up 30% over 2005 numbers. Given the increase in registration rates thus far, the 2006 conference is on track to be one of the biggest GIS in the Rockies conferences to date.

"We are very pleased to welcome such a diverse group of exhibiting companies at this year's conference. Many of the exhibitors will also participate in the vendor showcase panel track, and we look forward to hearing about the latest GIS and Survey related products that are on the market," said Mike Greer, Chair of the GIS in the Rockies Planning Committee.

Off-site visits and activities will take place in and around the Denver metro area on September 15th. Interested GIS and Surveying professionals can register for conference entry online at the event website:www.GISintheRockies.org.

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

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, visitwww.gisintherockies.org.

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