URISA (Urban and Regional Information Systems Association) is the premier non-profit organization for the use and integration of spatial information technologies to solve challenges in government agencies and improve the quality of life in urban and regional environments.
The Ontario Association consists of individuals, group members and event supporters from all levels of government, GIS applications solution providers, consultants, educators, students, and business professionals providing educational programs and services related to spatial information systems and integrated solutions.
Fostering Excellence in GIS
URISA is a powerful organization comprising individuals, businesses, and government agencies working together to discuss, develop, and provide solutions in the field of spatial information technologies. Our strength is in our ability to share information within our membership
Establishment and operation of an association of persons with an interest in the effective use of spatially related information systems technology, in both public and private sectors
For the Purposes of ....... Bridging the Gap
Creating a shared understanding of the concepts, issues, and technology of spatially related information management among persons in operations, management and policy making;
Promoting an effective interdisciplinary approach to implementing, maintaining, and utilizing spatially related information systems;
Establishing the vehicle(s) for informing members of industry developments, and for the exchange of members' experiences and viewpoints;
Providing a focal point for the presentation and dissemination of members' concerns regarding industry standards and economic and legislative matters as they pertain to the use of spatially related information systems.