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GIS & Geospatial Technologies: Conferences

This guide provides GIS tutorials, data, books, course-specific GIS guides and other geospatial related information that might be of interest.


Esri Users Conference 
July 13-17, 2020 San Diego Convention Center

UC San Diego has a limited number of passes for UCSD affiliates to attend the annual Esri User Conference. Students have more options to attend the Esri UC and should look at the options below. If you are not a student and you are interested, email Maryam Sarkhoush to inquire about a pass.

Option 1:  1-day Free pass for students

Option 2:  $125 for full week for students


FOSS4G 2020 
August 24-29, 2020 Calgary, Canada 

“Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial” (FOSS4G) conference is OSGeo’s annual global conference and held in a different city each year since 2004. FOSS4G 2020 will be held in Calgary, Canada. The annual conference is the largest global gathering focused on open source geospatial software. FOSS4G brings together developers, users, decision-makers and observers from a broad spectrum of organizations and fields of operation. Through six days of workshops, presentations, discussions, and networking, participants create effective and relevant geospatial products, standards, and protocols.