Nevada Geographic
 Information Society


NGIS promotes professionalism, cooperation, mutual assistance and sharing of
knowledge and experience related to the advancement of geographic information
and spatial data technologies within the state of Nevada.

2018 NGIS Conference - Whitney Peak Hotel - October 16-18, 2018 - Reno, Nevada

Call for Presentations

GIS is a tool for some and a profession for others. Show others how you use those tools or demonstrate exciting aspects of your profession by becoming a presenter at this year's NGIS Conference in Reno. Presentation proposals are now being accepted from anyone who uses GIS for the NGIS 2018 Conference.



Presentation Formats

  • Individual -- (20 to 25 minutes)

  • Symposium -- minimum of three members. (30 minutes)

  • Lightning Talks -- quick, from-the-floor comments. (5 minutes)

  • Panel Member -- informal discussions as a member of one of the panels listed below; a brief show and tell where you answer questions from the audience. (5 to 10 minutes)

    • Local Government Geospatial Achievements and Plans
    • State and Federal Agency Geospatial Achievements and Plans
    • Public Health, Safety, and Emergency Management

Suggested Presentation Topics

Data Policy Issues and Standards
Non-Traditional Data Integration
Emergency Management Applications
Overcoming Obstacles to Data Sharing
Enterprise Integration
Public Health Applications
Environmental Applications
Public Safety Applications
GIS Certification
Remote Sensing
GPS/GIS Integration
Social Media and GIS
GIS Education and Training
Spatial Analysis and Modeling
Homeland Security Applications
State/Local Government Applications
Human Services Applications
Transportation Applications
Internet Mapping Applications
Visualization Techniques
Interoperability/OGC Compliance
Web Map Services
UAS/UAV Applications
Map Stories
Fun Map Things
Propose Your Own!

Please Note!

  • Allow time for questions and change of speaker(s) during your presentation.
  • Marketing and sales presentations are allowed only in designated vendor tracks.
  • All presenters must be registered at regular conference rates by September 17, 2018.

Submitting Your Proposal

A completed presentation proposal form must be submitted to by September 14, 2018.

One computer laptop will be available in each presentation room, along with a projector and screen. The laptops will be equipped with Microsoft Office and internet access. Please specify any additional needs you may have and NGIS will do its best to accommodate the request. It is strongly recommended that you bring your presentation on portable media such as a USB drive. Presenters are responsible for bringing whatever type of video cable adaptor is necessary in order to use the provided projectors, including HDMI adaptors.

Acceptance notices will be emailed by September 21, 2018.

We look forward to your submission! See you in Reno!


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