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The Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium

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Annual Conference
October 8-10, 2003

About the Conference
Call for Papers
Conference at a Glance
Conference Sessions

Exhibitor Information
Conference Sponsorship
General Information
Hotel Information
Online Registration
Transit Information
Park and Ride
Parking Guide
Preliminary Program PDF
Registration Form PDF

St. Paul Convention &
Visitor Bureau
Updates & Corrections


Science Museum

Downtown St. Paul


Past Conferences
2002 Duluth, MN
2001 Duluth, MN

13th Annual Conference & Workshops
October 8-10, 2003 St. Paul, Minnesota

General Information

Location: The conference will be held at the Touchstone Energy® Place, RiverCentre in St. Paul, Minnesota. See maps for the RiverCentre, Downtown St. Paul, and the Science Museum.

Meals: Conference registration (standard, student and presenter) includes the Wednesday Welcome Reception, lunch and refreshment breaks Thursday and Friday, and the Vendor Reception on Thursday. Workshop registration includes lunch and refreshment breaks on Wednesday and the Wednesday Welcome Reception.

Materials: Conference attendees will receive a copy of the conference proceedings, which will include abstracts for all presentations. Workshop attendees will receive workshop materials for each workshop attended.

Continuing Education: Forms for Continuing Education Units will be available at the registration desk.

Fees: All registration fees are to be made payable to Minnesota GIS/LIS. Payment can be made by check, credit card, or purchase order. Remember to register before September 12 to receive the lowest registration rate for the conference.

Registration: Please complete this registration form and mail or fax to the address or number indicated. Full payment or purchase order must accompany your registration form and be postmarked by October 1 to be pre-registered. Registrations received after October 1 will be considered on-site registrations; payment or purchase order must be presented at the time of registration.

Refunds: With written cancellation notice, received by September 12, you will receive a full refund, less a $35 administrative charge. Cancellations after September 12 are non-refundable. Notices of cancellation must be faxed to the Minnesota GIS/LIS office at 651-290-6279. No shows will not receive a refund.

Job Fair Board

Are you an employer with an open GIS position? Are you an individual looking for a job in GIS? A Job Fair Board will be located next to the registration desk at the conference where employers can post job descriptions and individuals can post their resumes. Bring several copies and check the board throughout the conference for updates.


The Exhibit Hall will be open to conference participants on Thursday and Friday. The Vendors’ Reception and Poster Session will take place Thursday evening beginning at 5:00 p.m. and will include hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Vendor participation in this conference has always been strong, with as many as 34 vendors showcasing their products and services. This year will be no exception. At this time, participating vendors already include:

Airborne Data Systems, Inc.
Ayres Associates
Crabtree Companies, Inc.
EMA, Inc.
Engineering Repro Systems
Federal Geographic Data Committee
Frontier Precision, Inc.
GeoAnalutics, Inc.
Horizons, Inc.
Image America
Information Builders
Intergraph Mapping & Geospacial Solutions
Kucera International, Inc.
KUNDE Company, Inc.
LMIC—Land Management Information Center
Leica Geosystems GILS & Mapping LLC
Martinez Corporation
Mathison Company
Minnesota Department of Transportation - Office of Land Mgmt.
MSA Professional Services
Novalis Technologies
PMC—ProMap Corporation
Pro-West & Associates, Inc.
Rowekamp Associates, Inc.
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
S.E.H—Short Elliot Hendrickson, Inc.
Spatial Analysis Research Center / SCSU
SRF Consulting Group, Inc.
Taylor Technologies, Inc.
The Lawrence Group
University of Minnesota - Remote Sensing Lab
URS Corporation - BRW
USGS EROS Data Center
USGS - U.S. Geological Survey


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