Welcome to the New England Chapter of URISA
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The New England Chapter of the Urban & Regional Information Systems Association (NEURISA) is a professional organization that provides a forum for: promoting and facilitating the use and integration of spatial information technology, fostering relationships, professional development, and representing the interests of Geographic Information System (GIS) practitioners and Information Technology professionals across the New England region.

Join NEURISA to keep up to date on events and stay connected with other professionals.  Note: URISA membership is not required to participate in NEURISA events or activities.

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Our parent organization URISA is an international association for professionals using GIS and other information technologies to solve challenges in state/provincial, regional and local governments.  Members come from all levels of government, academia, commercial and nonprofit organizations.  URISA is the founding member of the GIS Certification Institute and the GISCorps volunteer program.  To learn more about the mission, events, and programs visit www.urisa.org.

News and Announcements

NEURISA Mappy Hour Announcement In conjunction with the URISA Leadership Academy being held in Providence, RI 7/24/17-7/28/17 we will host a Mappy Hour at the Black Sheep Bar & Grill Providence located at 397 Westminster St in downtown Providence from 5:30-7:30 PM on Wednesday, 7/26/17.  ALL ARE WELCOME!  NEURISA will provide appetizers so stop on by for a pint or two.  RSVP Here:



          Announcing NEURISA Day 2017 will be held on Monday October 16, 2017 at The Great Wolf Lodge in Fitchburg, MA.  Details to follow soon.       

Prepare Yourself for the Coming New Datums with a Refresher from NEURISA Webinar recording available

    • NEURISA offered a free webinar on June 16, 2016, covering the New Datum in 2022. The first part focused on basic geodetics and included taking a quick look at the core concepts of reference systems. The second part looked at  the ongoing initiative to create new national reference systems for the US by 2022. 
    • Recording available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcsQr71ls6c