New York State GIS Conference – May 15-16, 2012

Register today for the 2012 NYS GIS Conference!
May 15-16, 2012
Oncenter Complex in Syracuse, NY

Jeff Howe, who coined the term “crowdsourcing,” will be our keynote speaker for the 2012 conference! Jeff is a professor of journalism at Northeastern University and a former Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. He previously worked as a contributing editor at Wired Magazine, where he published “The Rise of Crowdsourcing” in June 2006. He has continued to cover the phenomenon in his blog, and in August 2008 published Crowdsourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd is Driving the Future of Business. For more information on Jeff, visit here!
 NYS GIS Conference 2012 has a new format!
  • Exciting workshops and seminars to choose from
    These workshops and seminars are included in your conference registration and are a great way to get an in-depth look at important emerging topics.  Find out where your field is heading; don’t miss out!
  • Special Spatial Spotlights
    Learn how GIS technology applications are being used in exciting ways!
  • New Showcases
    We’re soliciting apps from the general public and inviting exhibitors to join the zoo!
    • App Garden – a designated space on the exhibitor floor to showcase mobile, web-based, and/or desktop applications.
    • Technology Petting Zoo – a designated space on the exhibitor floor to showcase the latest and greatest hardware, gadgets, and technology developed and distributed by exhibiting companies.
Crowdsourcing, smartphones, cloud computing…if it’s a hot topic in the industry, we’ll be talking about it!  Register for this exciting conference at

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