Aurora, Colo. - The Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) is pleased to announce that online registration and hotel room block for its 2010 Geospatial Infrastructure Solutions Conference are now open, and preliminary program information is now available The event is slated for April 25-29, at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Ariz.

GITA’s 2010 Solutions Conference Committee met in July to outline main topics to include in the 2010 program, and created a list of new and upcoming trends. Potential speakers submitted abstracts on those topics, and now you can see 2010 presentations split into microsites based on these topics:

Doing More with Less – Efficiency and Operational Excellence/Data Sharing and Collaboration

Impact of the Consumer/Global Consciousness/Alternative Energy

Intelligent Infrastructure

Cyber Security/Regulatory Compliance

Consumer GIS/Software as a Service/Cloud Computing

Asset Integrity/Infrastructure Reliability

Where’s the Stimulus Money Now?/National Broadband Plan/Geospatial ARRA Projects

Local Geospatial Topics: Native American Tribes/Mexico/Bureau of Land Management, Surveying, Homeland Security

The conference will also feature 12 preconference Knowledge Immersion seminars, user forums, panel discussions, networking socials, and an expansive products and services exhibition.

“We know that our infrastructure needs to be maintained and upgraded,” said Ralph Anhold, 2010 Geospatial Infrastructure Solutions Conference Chair and Account Manager at ESRI. “This conference brings together thought leaders who apply geospatial tools to achieve more effective management of our infrastructure.”

Online registration is now open. Registration fees start at $379. Exhibits-only passes are $35. Full details about the conference are available at, or by contacting GITA at 303-337-0513, e-mail GITA members can build a conference itinerary on the new GIT4Infrastructure Members’ Only

GITA is very pleased to announce that our 2010 Solutions Conference will be co-located with the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping and Arizona Professional Land Surveyors' 2010 Annual Conference and Technology Exhibition (

The Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) is the professional association and leading advocate for anyone using geospatial technology to help operate, maintain, and protect the infrastructure, which includes organizations such as utilities, telecommunication companies, and the public sector. Through industry leading conferences-along with research initiatives, chapters, membership, and other programs-GITA provides education and professional best practices. Visit GITA on the Web at