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Welcome to URISA’s 2016 Caribbean GIS Conference! The conference showcases technology solutions, research, and effective practices for GIS applications in the Caribbean. Network with students, young professionals, managers and those who are leading the adoption of  GIS in the Caribbean. Follow the #CaribbeanGIS hashtag for updates and announcements. Creating an attendee profile within Sched DOES NOT REGISTER you for the conference or specific workshops. You must register for the conference here.
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Here are a couple of easy ways to save your organization some money:

  1. The Hilton Barbados has extended the deadline to reserve your room at the conference rate. Note that after August 22, the room rate will be substantially higher! Don't miss out on the great rate available to URISA attendees!

  2. Conference registrations received after August 31 will incur an additional $50 fee
    Helpful hint: If it is easier for you to pay for your registration when you arrive at the conference, register now either online or via fax/email without payment: If registering online - check the "BILL ME" box, or Fax/email the downloadable form indicating "PAYING ONSITE".
You will save $50 and enjoy the convenience of paying (with a check in US dollars, a credit card or cash) when you check in at the conference registration desk. Proceed to the Registration & Venue section.

Questions? Contact URISA at (847) 824-6300, wnelson@urisa.org or pfrancis@urisa.org


Full Conference Registration includes Proceedings, Opening Reception, two luncheons, and Conference Social Event. The registration fee for a single day registration includes the Conference Proceedings, attendance at the educational sessions and social events for that day only. URISA International or URISA Caribbean Chapter members receive a discount on registration. All participants must read and abide by the URISA Event Code of Conduct to promote a respectful experience for all.

  • Regular rate (July 2-August 31, 2016) -  Full-time Student: $125  / Member: $350 / Nonmember: $425
  • One-day registration is also available: $225 member /$250 nonmember July 2-August 31)
  • Note that registration forms received after August 31 or at the conference will incur an additional $50 US. 

Optional FREE Preconference Training & Events 
– Attendance is free to full conference registrants, but you must register to reserve your seat
Lunch is not provided. Be sure to review the program to avoid schedule conflicts with other meetings you may be attending.

Two Day CourseSunday & Monday, September 4‐5, 2016 ‐ 9:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM each day - Free, must register to reserve your seat.

  • Deploying and Maintaining a Multiuser Geodatabase - Sponsored by Spatial Innovision Ltd. (Two-day workshop)

Monday, September 5  Note: If you are registering for the two‐day Spatial Innovision course noted above, do not register for the following:

  • Modernizing Land Administration Systems ‐ Sponsored by Esri – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Free, must register to reserve your seat.
  • From Sensor to Internet: Processing, Analysis, Compression and Distribution in the Geospatial Information Life Cycle ‐ Sponsored by Hexagon Geospatial – 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon. Free, must register to reserve your seat
  • Introduction to Smart M.App ‐ Sponsored by Hexagon Geospatial – 1:00 – 5:00 PM. Free, must register to reserve your seat               

Monday Evening Activity: Attendance is free, but you must register to reserve your seat.

  • Missing Maps MeetUp – 6:00 – 10:00 PM. Free, must register to reserve your seat

: The conference will take place at the Hilton Barbados. We have negotiated an attractive conference rate of $159 plus tax (including internet access). RESERVE NO LATER THAN AUGUST 22

Transportation from Airport:

Note that persons should use a registered taxi service from the airport (just outside the arrivals hall). See the fares at this linkhttp://www.gaia.bb/content/taxi-rates-airport