International Symposium on
Geographic Information Science

NCGIA 20th Anniversary Picture

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the funding of NCGIA

December 11-12, 2008

Upham Hotel
Santa Barbara, California

December 1, 2008 marks the twentieth anniversary of the start of National Science Foundation funding for the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA) at its three sites, UC Santa Barbara, the University at Buffalo, and the University of Maine. In honor of this occasion, a symposium will be held at which retrospective and prospective analyses of the work of NCGIA, will be reviewed.

This event will be held at the Upham Hotel in Santa Barbara. Please contact Karen Doehner ( to inquire about participation and obtain further information on travel and accommodation.

Meeting Details


Accommodations & Travel

Participant List and Presentations

NCGIA Memorabillia Slideshow

Pictures, donated by Jake Sopher and Michael Goodchild