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Blue Marble Geographics Events

Visit Blue Marble Geographics at any of the following events to see the latest versions of our products and learn how we can help you work with your geospatial data.

Conferences, Trade Shows and Workshops


FOSS4G Annual International Gathering event logo


FOSS4G Annual International Gathering

With a robust schedule of keynote speakers, paper sessions, and talks, this event has great opportunities for learning and networking.

Two days of conference workshops will be held prior to the main conference at Harvard University with hands on sessions for both new and experienced users.

Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center - Boston, MA
August 14 - 19, 2017


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2017 Kentucky GIS Conference

Join us in celebrating 24 years of outstanding GIS Service in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. This year's Conference in Louisville will provide a forum for professionals involved in all arenas of GIS and mapping to meet and share their knowledge and experience.

Louisville, KY
September 5 - 7, 2017

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GIS in Transit Conference

Managing data to drive decision making has never been more important. As large data systems are capturing significant performance, operational and planning data in the transit industry. These data can improve decision making, service evaluation, customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and overall system performance. At the core of many of these data are spatial elements, that describe the location of relevant transit data. Transit boardings, customer location, activity centers, assets and transit service. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provides a unique platform for organizing, evaluating and communicating data; transforming data into information. This conference will bring experts from around the country on how GIS is being used everyday to improve transit systems. The conference will provide a breadth of GIS experiences to showcase how agencies of all sizes and budgets are managing its GIS data and improving transit service and ultimately customer service.

Washington, DC
September 6 - 8, 2017

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GIS in the Rockies

GIS in the Rockies is the Rocky Mountain West's premier geospatial information and technology conference. The conference offers opportunities for industry professionals to learn more about geospatial technology issues and business-centric strategies supporting every vertical market touched by the geospatial industry. Historically, attendees have included representatives from local, state, and federal government, the utilities industry, environmental services, land surveying professionals, the oil and gas industry, students, educational practitioners, and retail and business marketing professionals. Whether you are a seasoned GIS professional or are new to the industry, GIS in the Rockies Conference will offer industry insights and opportunities for everyone.

Hilton Denver Inverness - Denver, CO
September 20 - 21, 2017

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Find out for yourself which direction the geo-industry is heading in right now. For three days, INTERGEO is the market place for the geo industry and the main attraction for international companies in the technology, applications and services sectors. INTERGEO showcases pioneering, practical strategies and solutions with a clear focus on the subjects and areas that are currently dominating the market.

Messe Berlin - Berlin, Germany
September 26 - 28, 2017

Blue Marble User Conference - Portland event logo


Blue Marble User Conference - Portland

The Blue Marble User Conference is a premier event great for learning more about the latest advancements in GIS, 3D technology, LiDAR and coordinate transformation.

Southern Maine Community College - South Portland, ME
September 29, 2017


Illinois GIS Association 2017 Annual Conference event logo


Illinois GIS Association 2017 Annual Conference

The Illinois GIS Association is the only statewide organization of GIS/geospatial professionals in Illinois. ILGISA advances the understanding, communication, and effectiveness of geospatial technology in Illinois. ILGISA connects over 500 members working in local, regional, state and federal government, higher educational institutions, and private industries.

Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center - Normal, IL
October 2 - 4, 2017

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Drone World Expo

Thought leaders, industry experts and end-users will gather at Drone World Expo in the heart of Silicon Valley to present real-world solutions to your business and environmental challenges. UAS/UAVs provide the capability for you to capture data in a way that will have a tremendous impact on your business. Applications including imaging, photography, video and film, precision agriculture, construction, security and public safety, mapping and surveying, inspections, research and conservation, communications, parcel delivery, humanitarian efforts and more will be explained and demonstrated at this one-of-a-kind gathering. Learn about commercial strategies, platforms and payloads, data collection, safety, security, privacy, the current regulatory environment, international lessons learned, and the impact drones are having on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT).

San Jose, CA
October 3 - 4, 2017

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Pipeline Week

In 2017, the global event will continue to deliver an invaluable forum for oil and gas pipeline industry professionals as it brings the GITA 26th Annual Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference and the 13th Annual PODS Association User Conference. Attendees will benefit from a robust program of operator presentations, dynamic panel discussions, informational technical sessions, and numerous networking functions. As always, the program will target key areas of regulatory compliance, implementation and use of new technologies, asset integrity, and industry best-practices.

The conference will be buoyed by an exhibition space full of leading technology companies and service providers within the oil and gas community. The joint conferences and exhibition provide an unrivaled opportunity to interact on a personal basis. There's no better place than Pipeline Week to freely exchange ideas and a wide range of viewpoints propelling the industry forward.

The Westin Galleria Houston - Houston, TX
October 3 - 5, 2017

2017 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition event logo


2017 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition

The Association of the United States Army's Annual Meeting is the largest landpower exposition and professional development forum in North America. Taking place over three days, the Annual Meeting is designed to deliver the Army's message by highlighting the capabilities of Army organizations and presenting a wide range of industry products and services. AUSA accomplishes this task throughout the entire event by providing informative and relevant presentations on the state of the Army, panel discussions and seminars on pertinent military and national security subjects, and a variety of valuable networking events available to all that attend.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Washington, DC
October 9 - 11, 2017

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NEURISA Day 2017

The New England Chapter of the Urban & Regional Information Systems Association (NEURISA) will host its annual NEURISA Day conference on Monday, October 16, 2017. This one day conference will include a keynote session, exhibitors, and presentations from professionals in the GIS community.

Fitchburg, MA
October 16, 2017

Global Mapper and LiDAR Module Training event logo


Global Mapper and LiDAR Module Training

Whether you're a GIS professional or just starting a career that requires the use of GIS software, our public and instructor-led training classes offer Blue Marble software users the opportunity to expand their GIS knowledge.

Ottawa, Canada
October 17 - 19, 2017

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NYGeoCon 2017

For over 30 years Geospatial Professionals from throughout New York State and surrounding regions have been gathering to network, share and discover the latest in GIS and related technology. NYGeoCon is the premier New York State GIS conference. It occurs only once every two years and provides an opportunity for you to obtain training, see timely presentations, attend workshops and find out what your peers are doing.

Lake Placid, NY
October 17 - 19, 2017

MEGUG Fall Annual Meeting event logo


MEGUG Fall Annual Meeting

The Maine GIS User Group Fall Annual Meeting and Educators Conference.

Bangor, ME
October 20, 2017

2017 Texas GIS Forum event logo


2017 Texas GIS Forum

For nearly 3 decades, the Texas GIS Forum has been the can't-miss event for the statewide GIS community. Come to Austin this fall to hear about the latest advancements in the private and public sector and take the opportunity to touch base with long-time colleagues - as well as make new connections.

Austin, TX
October 23 - 27, 2017

Commercial UAV Expo Americas event logo


Commercial UAV Expo Americas

With unparalleled education and more exhibitors than at any other commercial drone show, Commercial UAV Expo is the best choice for professionals who need to keep to keep up-to-date on technology, trends and developments for industrial drone applications.

The Westgate Resort - Las Vegas, NV
October 24 - 26, 2017


Fall NEARC event logo



NEARC is not just for the GIS faithful. Yes, NEARC is for GIS practitioners, but NEARC is for anyone who wants to see the value GIS technology brings to their own environment and the world. This conference is very valuable for new users as well as those who have been using GIS for many years.

Newport Marriott - Newport, RI
November 5 - 8, 2017

Global Mapper and LiDAR Module Training event logo


Global Mapper and LiDAR Module Training

Whether you're a GIS professional or just starting a career that requires the use of GIS software, our public and instructor-led training classes offer Blue Marble software users the opportunity to expand their GIS knowledge.

Atlanta, GA
November 7 - 9, 2017

Blue Marble User Conference - Los Angeles event logo


Blue Marble User Conference - Los Angeles

The Blue Marble User Conference is a premier event great for learning more about the latest advancements in GIS, 3D technology, LiDAR and coordinate transformation.

Los Angeles, CA
November 15, 2017

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The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) is the world's largest modeling, simulation, and training conference. It is always held near the beginning of December in Orlando, Florida, USA, and it consists of peer-reviewed paper presentations, tutorials, special events, professional workshops, a commercial exhibit hall, a serious games competition, and STEM events for teachers and secondary students. I/ITSEC is organized by the National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA), which promotes international and interdisciplinary cooperation within the fields of modeling and simulation (M&S), training, education, analysis, and related disciplines at this annual meeting. The NTSA is an affiliate subsidiary of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA). Hence, I/ITSEC also emphasizes themes related to defense and security.

Orlando, FL
November 27 - December 1, 2017

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GeoDATA 2017 London Showcase

GeoDATA 2017 London Showcase is a one-day exhibition in conjunction with a multi-track seminar programme for professionals involved with geospatial data, software and services.

This event is free to attend and offers attendees access to educational talks, an exhibition showcasing the latest geospatial products and services and the opportunity to network with others throughout the day.

With a focus on inspiration and learning, this is the ideal environment for building new relationships, sourcing new products, gaining advice on innovation and extending your knowledge in a fast-moving industry.

London, UK
November 30, 2017


* Dates are subject to change.