noun: symposium; plural noun: symposia; plural noun: symposiums
  • a conference or meeting to discuss a particular subject.
  • a collection of essays or papers on a particular subject by a number of contributors.
  • a drinking party or convivial discussion, especially as held in ancient Greece after a banquet (and notable as the title of a work by Plato).
UCGIS has been holding annual assemblies and small conferences since 1994. Some of our recent ones include:
Year   Venue  Theme
2023 New Haven, CT GIScience in A Hybrid Physical-Virtual World
2022 Syracuse, NY GIS Forward: Meeting the Challenge
2021 Online! Advancing GIScience-informed Policy Solutions
2020 Online!   The-Best-Parts-from-What-Was-Supposed-to-Be-in-Hawaii!  
2019 Washington, DC The Geospatial Humanities: Transdisciplinary Opportunities for the GIScience Community
2018 Madison, WI Frontiers of Geospatial Data Science
2017 Arlington, VA CyberGIS and Diverse Partnerships for Geospatial Workforce Development
2016 Scottsdale, AZ A New Generation of GIScience Research Challenges
2015 Alexandria, VA GIScience Knowledge to Action
2014 Pasadena, CA  Setting the Agenda: GIScience Research and Education for Today & Tomorrow