2016 NYS GeoSpatial Summit

The NYS GIS Association will hold the 2016 NYS GeoSpatial Summit on October 21, 2016, at the DB Pfizer Auditorium within the New York University Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology in downtown Brooklyn, New York. This one-day event, with an evening reception the night before, will feature seven excellent keynote speakers who will give talks on a variety of topics. In addition to learning about cutting edge geospatial technology and implementations, attendees will also have opportunities to network with colleagues and GIS professionals from across New York State.

Official Conference Website


Thursday, October 20, 2016
4:00pm – 5:30pm     NYS GIS Association Meeting
5:30pm – 8:00pm     Reception

Friday, October 21, 2016
8:00am – 9:00am      Registration and Breakfast
9:00am – 9:15am      Welcome
9:15am – 12:30pm    Morning Session (3 speakers, Break and Morning Panel)
12:30pm – 1:30pm    Lunch
1:30pm – 5:00pm      Afternoon Session (3 speakers, Break and Afternoon Panel)


  • “Ground Proofing: Detecting the Transformations of NYC Neighborhoods” presented by Dr. Jack Eichenbaum, Guide, Geography of NYC
  • Laura Bliss, Staff Writer, CityLab
  • Mike Flowers, Chief Analytics Officer, Enigma
  • Dr. Christopher Tucker, Chair-Elect, American Geographical Society; Founder, MapStory Foundation
  • Kevin Webb, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Sidewalk Labs
  • Alyssa Wright, Vice President, Partnerships & Business Development at Mapzen

Read biographies here.


Registration opens on June 28, 2016.  Check here for more information!