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Planning is under way for the 2024 AGIC Education and Training Symposium! Arizona's premier GIS event will be held in Prescott, Arizona at the Prescott Resort and Conference Center on August 27 - August 30, 2024.  Start planning your presentations and map submission now! 


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AGIC Annual Symposium

The 2023 AGIC Symposium was a success!

The 2023 AGIC Education and Training Symposium was another great success, thanks to the tireless efforts of the AGIC Conference Committee and the generosity of the vendors.  Even though this was the 30th annual AGIC conference, this year we saw a lot of new faces.  Of the 275 that attended, nearly 40% were first-time attendees!  People came from a variety of backgrounds, including federal, state, local, and tribal governments as well as academia, private, and non-profit organizations.  Amazingly, there were some attendees that came in from other states and even Canada!

The event had a good mix of presentations, workshops, and fun events.  Attendees had the pleasure of listening to our keynote speaker Joesph Kerski, Esri Education Manager, as well as our lunchtime speakers: Steve Lewis from the US Department of Transportation and Wellington “Duke” Reiter from Arizona State University.

This was the first year the symposium hosted an AGIC Iron Cartographer event, which pitted Garrett Raubinger from the Maricopa County Assessor’s Office against Patrick “P-Dub” Dubberly from Tucson Electric Power, to create the best cartographic map they could of the fictional “El Tour De AGIC” bicycle race.  In addition, to celebrate this being the 30th AGIC conference, a new Maps & Apps competition category was added, encouraging our community to submit something to celebrate the anniversary.  To view the winners and other submissions received for the Maps and Apps contest, check out the AGIC Symposium Maps and Apps Gallery.

We want to especially thank the sponsors who came to the event and helped cover costs for the meals, events (such as Iron Cartographer), and the Tony Gonzales Student Scholarship.  Without their help, this event would not have been as successful and fun.

Announcements will go out over the AGIC-L listserv and social media when proceedings from the symposium are ready to view.  Also, plans are underway for the 2024 Symposium.  Keep track of the AGIC-L listserv and social media accounts for more details in the coming months.


About the Symposium

The AGIC Annual Education & Training Symposium offers four days of educational training from experienced industry practitioners, including hands-on training workshops, presentations, lightning talks, poster displays, and mobile applications.  The Expo features vendor exhibits with innovative GIS solutions and face-to-face interactions with experts from the GIS community.  The unique focus on education and training with user-to-user communication promotes learning about real-life GIS experiences, geospatial standards, and many tips & tricks that will prove valuable for you and your organization.  This Symposium is widely regarded as the top GIS / geospatial conference in Arizona. 



2023 AGIC Education and Training Symposium Proceedings

2022 AGIC Education and Training Symposium Presentation Directory (agenda)

AGIC YouTube Channel - Explore recordings of previous AGIC virtual events, including recorded presentations from the 2020 through 2022 Symposiums.

AGIC Symposium Maps and Apps Gallery


Past Symposium Award Winners

2023 Symposium Winners

2022 Symposium Winners

2021 Symposium Winners

2020 Symposium Winners


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