Conference Attendance Points


Conference Attendance Points (EDU-3)

Conference attendance points are a result of the number of total days that the applicant has spent at meetings and conferences sponsored by professional societies and regional and local user groups. Applicants who claim Conference Attendance Points should refer to the form marked EDU-3. Within the form the applicant should place the name of the conference, the year, the host organization, the location and the number of days attended. After all relevant conferences are entered onto EDU-3 the number of days should be added together. The final step is to multiply the number of total days by the GISCI standing value of 0.1. The resulting value will be the total number of conference attendance points and should be added to the Education Point summary sheet.

Conference Attendance Points are determined by the number of days and not hours spent at each event. Therefore, the number of days attended should always result in a whole number multiplied by 0.1.

View EDU-3: The Conference Attendance Point Schedule 
(in .pdf form)

Note: Conference Attendance claims do not need documentation. Although not mandatory, applicants are advised to submit proper documentation for all point claims, as undocumented claims will be scrutinized to a higher degree. GISCI will conduct accuracy checks on certain applications to determine if undocumented claims are factual. If a claim is found to be incorrect or misstated the application will be rejected and a processing fee will be charged to the applicant.

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