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Big Sky GeoCon is the largest annual GIS community event in Montana. Usually held in April, the conference rotates around Montana. Content generally included workshops, presentation and poster tracks, featured speakers, and a public night - all designed to increase your GIS knowledge and provide networking opportunities!  

Thank you to our Sponsors!



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Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in sponsoring the 2024 Big Sky GeoCon? View the 2024 Big Sky GeoCon Prospectus for all of our sponsorship options and for information about how to register your company as a sponsor/exhibitor.

Conference Registration 

 Registration Type

On/before March 15

After March 15

 MAGIP Member



 MAGIP Student Member






 One Day Only: MAGIP Member 



 One Day Only: Non-Member



Registration Fees include Wednesday & Thursday sessions, social/networking events, coffee breaks and lunches on Wednesday/Thursday and the Awards Banquet on Wednesday evening.

Register Here for the Conference and Workshops 

Workshop Schedule

Anticipated Workshops are now available! Please note that most workshops are "Bring Your Own Device" unless noted. We will update the workshop descriptions and instructor bios as they are received.

NOTE: Pre-conference workshops on Monday/Tuesday are in addition to conference registration. Select workshops and pricing during the registration process.

Watch for a complete schedule coming in early March!

Hotel Information

A block of rooms is being held at the Northern Hotel with rates starting at the prevailing government rate. Reserve your room by calling the hotel at (406) 867-6767. Request the MT Association of Geographic Information room block to receive the special group block room rates.

Call for Presentations and Posters

The 2024 Big Sky GeoCon Planning Committee and the Montana Association of Geographic Professionals (MAGIP) invite you to participate in the presentation of papers, posters, electronic demonstrations and/or panel discussions during the 2024 Big Sky GeoCon, April 15-18 at the Northern Hotel in Billings, Montana.

Poster/Map Guidelines  |  Submit your Posters and Web Maps

Call for Presentations is closed  |  Posters Submissions are due: March 8, 2024

MAGIP Awards

The Montana Association of Geographic Professionals (MAGIP) biannually presents two awards. The Distinguished Service Award is presented for long-term service and leadership to the Montana GIS community and the GIS profession. The GIS Professional Livability Award recognizes an individual's measurable contribution to the application of GIS, thus improving the quality of life within their community. Visit the event page for more information and to Submit your Nomination. Nominations are due February 29, 2024.

Conference Registration Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made in writing and emailed to michelle.quinn12@outlook.com. Cancellations made by March 22nd may be issued a full refund. Cancellations made after this time will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and will be subject to a minimum $100 cancellation fee. "No shows" forfeit entire registration fee.

Past Big Sky GeoCon Events

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