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2015 CGIA Awards – Nominations Open

Nominations for the 2015 CGIA Awards are open: http://cgia.org/cgia-award-nominations/

Awards are open to any person in the State of California, and will be announced at the California GIS Conference (CalGIS), June 1st-3rd in Sacramento, California: http://www.urisa.org/education-events/calgis-conference/

Bring recognition to a colleague, project, or program. The visibility that goes with winning an award can be an […]

CGIA Announces Web Map Application Contest – $1,500 prize!

CGIA is looking for a beautiful, functional web map application that will maintain and make accessible a list of GIS contacts throughout the State of California. Since we are a mapping/GIS organization, we want to show a map of the relevant information and allow users to click on the map to find out contact information.

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CGIA Pizza Night at ESRI User Conference

Hello everyone,

In conjunction with Geospatial LA and Geospatial San Diego, CGIA is hosting another “pizza night” for CGIA members and those interested in joining. It should be fun and lively! CGIA will be providing the pizza and salad, you need to provide your own drinks.

Please feel free to bring a friend and introduce […]

Reminder to register for CalGIS 2014

CalGIS 2014 is only 3 weeks away! CalGIS is the premier California focused GIS conference, and this year it is in Monterey (doesn’t get much better than that!)) The ESRI conference can get overwhelming, and focused specifically on one technology, while CalGIS has a very nice, small feel, with great sessions, and a great place […]

2014 CGIA Awards – Nominations open

Nominations for the 2014 CGIA Awards are open: http://cgia.org/cgia-award-nominations/

Awards are open to any person in the State of California, and will be announced at the California GIS Conference (CalGIS), April 14-16th in Monterey California: http://www.urisa.org/education-events/calgis-conference/

Bring recognition to a colleague, project, or program. The visibility that goes with winning an award can be an […]

Why Join CGIA?

Advocate for California GIS CGIA helps shape and support GIS standards, best practices, and legislation affecting California and the Nation. CGIA Awards recognize contributions and achievements of California GIS professionals.

Share best practices CGIA members can access exclusive content including case studies, contract documents, strategy papers, position descriptions, policies, and standards.

Create peer […]

California Imagery Business Plan and Best Practices Project Final Report

CGIA partnered with the US Geological Survey, the California Resources Agency, and the California GIS Council to develop a California Digital Imagery (CDI) Business Plan and Best Practices Report. This goal of this project was to identify best practice options for cooperatively acquiring and procuring digital imagery, as guidance for regional and other multi-participant digital […]

2009-2010 CGIA Year End Report

CGIA Year End Report (2009-2010).pdf

2007-2008 Year End Report

Year End Report (2007-2008).pdf

CGIA Releases the California GIS Phase 2 Strategic Planning Final Report

The California geospatial community continued the work of the Phase 1 Strategic Planning Project by soliciting, identifying, summarizing, and integrating regional perspectives into a Phase 2 GIS Strategic Plan. The product contributes to the development of a California Spatial Data Infrastructure (CA-SDI), for improving the quality of life within California. CGIA selected Michael Baker Jr., […]

CGIA Releases California Geospatial Framework Draft Data Plan

In October 2006, Michael Baker, Inc. published the California Geospatial Data Draft Plan report in partnership with the California Geographic Information Association (CGIA), the California GIS Council, USGS, and the California Resources Agency. The report was the key deliverable for an institution building CAP Grant Program, culminating a six-month process of interactive meetings in regional […]

2005-2006 Year End Report

Two documents are included:

CGIA 2005-2006 Annual Report (.pdf file) CGIA 2005-2006 Annual Report Highlights