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2016 Intermountain GIS Conference

The 2016 Logo was designed by Kelsey McCartney

"GIS Expedition to Discovery"

Great Falls, MT April 4-7, 2016

The Intermountain GIS Conference is the largest GIS community event in Montana 

The conference includes Workshops, Presentations, Posters, Featured Speakers, Exhibitors, and Public Night:  All designed to increase your GIS knowledge!

Registration is Closed

The Schedule is posted HERE

Full Conference Registration: $285 for MAGIP Members; $345 for Non-members

 Not a MAGIP Member? Join MAGIP or renew your membership today and save $60 on your conference registration and $80 per workshop

Thank you to all of our 2016 Conference Exhibitors

Conference News

Conference Co-Chairs


Jeff Hedstrom
GIS Coordinator
City of Great Falls, Montana
(406) 455-8437



Judy Burg
City of Great Falls Taxes & Assessments
City of Great Falls, Montana
(406) 455-8477


Keynote Speaker

Joseph J. Kerski, Ph.D., Education Manager with Esri (

Keynote Abstract: Why GIS? Five Converging Trends

Five converging global trends – geo-awareness, geo-enablement, geotechnologies, citizen science, and storytelling– have the potential to offer GIS a world audience that may be unprecedented in the history of the discipline. But despite these trends bringing opportunity to the GIS profession, is geoliteracy becoming increasingly valued? How can GIS practitioners seize the opportunity that these trends seem to present to actively promote geospatial content knowledge, skills, and perspectives throughout education and society? Read More


Focus On Education

The 2016 Intermountain GIS Conference is focused on Education. In addition to offering student scholarships there will be two workshops and an education track featuring a lunchtime presentation with special student pricing. For additional information view the flyer HERE. 

Student Scholarships

MAGIP is pleased to offer student scholarships to the 2016 Intermountain GIS Conference. The scholarship covers the full registration fee for the conference.  For additional information click HERE.  

Workshop Information

The 2016 Workshop Schedule is now available. Workshops are scheduled for Monday, April 4 - Tuesday, April 5. To see the full list of offerings and descriptions click HERE

Presentation Tracks

      - Education  - Mobile / Online Technology 
      - Vendors  - Emergency Services / NG 9-1-1
      - Health  - Agriculture
      - Planning  - Survey
      - Natural Resources / Remote Sensing  - Tribal
      - Military  - Volunteer GIS Work
      - Public Works  - Local Government

 Papers will be presented: Wednesday, April 6 - Thursday, April 7

For more information about presentations click HERE

Exhibitor Information

Please consider participating in the 2016 Intermountain GIS Conference as an exhibitor. New this year, our exhibitors will be the focus of the big networking event on Tuesday Evening!

To view all of the Exhibitor Options in the Exhibitor Prospectus and to register click HERE. 

Thank you to all of our 2016 Conference Exhibitors who have already registered!

Join us for Vendor Night on Tuesday, April 5 at 6pm!

General Conference Information

The Intermountain GIS Conference is held annually.  During even-numbered years the conference is hosted by MAGIP in Montana, and during odd-numbered years the conference is presented by the Northern Rockies Chapter of URISA in Idaho.  

Cancellation Policy: Notice of cancellation must be made to prior to 5:00pm onThursday, March 17th for full refund. No refund will be given after March 17th.

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