Affiliations

URISA (Urban and Regional Information Systems Association)

Founded in 1963, URISA is a nonprofit association of professionals in North America using GIS and other information technologies to solve challenges in state / provincial and local government agencies and departments. URISA promotes the effective and ethical use of spatial information and information technologies for the understanding and management of urban and regional systems and is a leading provider of learning and knowledge for the GIS community.

SSSI and URISA have a MoU for access to training, professional development and an annual international exchange program.

Mapping Sciences Institute Australia (MSIA)

The Institute is a learned society established to engender the professional development of individuals and organisations involved in the many facets of the mapping sciences.

SSSI and MSIA are partners in the Journal of Spatial Science publication.

GISCI (GIS Certification Institute)

GISCI is a tax-exempt not-for-profit organization established in 2004 that provides the GIS community with a complete certification program. GISCI offers participants from the first early years on the job until retirement a positive method of developing value for professionals and employers in the GIS profession.

 


 

 

Latest SI+C News

FOSS4G SotM Oceania

FOSS4G SotM Oceania

SSSI partnered with FOSS4G & SotM and Melbourne University to hold the highly successful conference 20-23 November 2018. The VIDEOS of Key Notes and Plenary Presentations are now available to view.

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SSSI SICC News - December 2018

SSSI SICC News - December 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Spatial Information & Cartography Commission (SICC) as of December 2018.

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Australia

Australia's Decadal (Strategic) Plan for Geography - launched 22 November 2018

The launch of Geography. Shaping Australia’s Future was held yesterday (22/11/2018) at the University of Sydney.

Produced by the National Committee for Geographical Sciences under the auspices of the Australian Academy of Science, Geography. Shaping Australia’s Future, is the decadal plan for Geography in Australia. This strategic plan, explains the contribution that geography makes to the social, economic and environmental wellbeing of Australians and Australia through research, education, training, skills, expertise and engagement with industry and the community.

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