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NC Center for Geographic Information & Analysis (CGIA)

CGIA has sponsored the conference since 1996. CGIA serves as staff to the NC Geographic Information Coordinating Council (GICC) and supports the GICC’s mission to “improve the quality, access, cost-effectiveness and utility of North Carolina’s geographic information and promote geographic information as a strategic resource for the State.”

Carolina Chapter, Urban & Regional Information Systems Assoc. (CURISA)

CURISA has sponsored the pre-conference workshops since 1996. CURISA serves as the professional association for the GIS user community in North and South Carolina and was proudly recognized as the 2008 URISA Chapter of the Year.

Financial Supporters

The 2011 NC GIS Conference offers special thanks to the organizations that made financial donations to the conference. We are grateful and deeply appreciative!

  • Carolina Geospatial Information & Technology Association
  • Carolina URISA
  • NC Local Government Information Systems Association
  • NC Property Mappers Association
  • North Carolina State University
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


The co-sponsors have contributed to the historic success of the NC GIS conferences. We are glad to welcome them back as co-sponsors for 2011.

  • Appalachian State University
  • AT&T North Carolina  
  • Carolina Geospatial Information & Technology Assoc.
  • Central Piedmont Community College
  • Duke Energy Power Delivery
  • Duke University Geospatial Analysis Program
  • East Carolina University
  • Elon University 
  • Federal Geographic Data Committee
  • Geographic Information Coordinating Council
  • Institute for Transportation and Research Education
  • NC A&T State University
  • NC Arc Users Group
  • NC Association of Assessing Officers
  • NC Association of County Commissioners
  • NC Association of Public Safety Communications Officials
  • NC Association of Regional Council Executive Directors
  • NC Central University
  • NC Chapter, American Planning Association
  • NC Chapter, American Public Works Association
  • NC Community College System
  • NC Emergency Management Association
  • NC Geographical Society
  • NC League of Municipalities
  • NC Local Government Information System Association
  • NC National Emergency Number Association
  • NC Property Mappers Association
  • NC Rural Economic Development Center
  • NC Science Leadership Association
  • NC Society of Surveyors, Inc.
  • NC State University
  • Piedmont Natural Gas
  • PSNC Energy, Inc.
  • Renaissance Computing Institute
  • RTI International
  • UNC-Asheville, National Environmental Modeling & Analysis Center
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • University of North Carolina  School of Government 
  • University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • Western Carolina University
  • Winston-Salem State University

Conference Flyer

Co-sponsors are encouraged to use the conference flyer to promote the conference.