What URISA Chicagoland is about
Our mission is to provide an avenue for GIS professionals in the Chicago Metro area to network and share their talents with each other. We connect local GIS professionals and organize networking and educational events. We strive to be a valuable resource for professional development of GIS practitioners in the metro Chicago and Northwest Indiana region.
Are you a GIS professional in the Chicago area or Northwest Indiana? Maximize your networking and professional development by joining Chicago URISA today.
Benefits of Joining
You can start by requesting to join the Yahoo Group:
- Professional Development
URISA Chicago Yahoo
Joining the Yahoo Group is free and will allow you to receive notifications of our meetings and other events of interest. Membership is open to all professionals, students, professors and all with an interest in GIS. The URISA Chicagoland Chapter does not have chapter dues. All meetings are open to everyone. Meetings are free to URISA International Members and all others are asked to provide a $5.00 donation to the chapter.
Note: To obtain the full benefits of membership become a member of URISA International, our parent organization. Please click on the link below to learn more about the benefits of joining. Select Join Now at the bottom of the page.
Visit URISA International Membership for details.
Learn about GISP Certification
The purpose of the GIS Certification Institute is to provide GIS professionals with a formal process that will:
- Allow them to be recognized by their colleagues and peers as having demonstrated professional competence and integrity in the field
- Establish and maintain high standards of both professional practice and ethical conduct
- Encourage aspiring GIS professionals to work towards certification for the purpose of professional development and advancement
- Encourage established GIS professionals to continue to sharpen their professional skills and ethical performance even as GIS technology changes
URISA is committed to providing its members with ample educational resources and opportunities to help its members achieve and retain their GIS Professional Certification.
Visit www.gisci.org for complete program details.