Nominations Sought for URISA's GIS Hall of Fame

January 31, 2013 (Des Plaines, IL)- The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) is seeking nominations for its GIS Hall of Fame. URISA established the GIS Hall of Fame to recognize and honor the most esteemed leaders of the geospatial community. URISA Hall of Fame inductees are individuals or organizations whose pioneering work has moved the geospatial industry in a better, stronger direction.

The selection criteria for this honor are:

• At least 25 years of sustained professional involvement in the GIS field.
• Original and creative contributions to the field.
• Well known and respected by a wide range of peers.
• Consistent demonstration of sound professional and personal ethics.

Previous inductees include:

• 2005 Inductees: Edgar Horwood, Ian McHarg, Roger Tomlinson, Jack Dangermond, Nancy Tosta, and the Harvard Lab
• 2006 Inductee: Dr. Gary Hunter
• 2007 Inductees: Don Cooke and Michael Goodchild
• 2009 Inductees: Will Craig and Carl Reed
• 2010 Inductee: C. Dana Tomlin
• 2011 Inductees: William Huxhold and Barry Wellar
• 2012 Inductees: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Natural Resources Canada, Statistics Canada, United States Census Bureau, United States Geological Survey

URISA welcomes nominations from any profession and is not restricted to those having a past or current relationship with URISA.  Nominations must be submitted to URISA by May 1. For details and to learn more about current members of URISA’s GIS Hall of Fame: http://www.urisa.org/hall_of_fame

 

Contact:

Wendy Nelson
Executive Director - URISA
847-824-6300
wnelson@urisa.org
  
www.urisa.org   




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