International, National, and Regional Groups

The following are organizations for international, national, or regional audiences, listed alphabetically. 

For groups: If you would like to see your group listed, please email and include the group name and an active web link.

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American Association of Geographers (AAG)

American Geographical Society

American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)

American Water Resources Association (AWRA)

BeSpatial Ontario

Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS)

Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG)

Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG)

ESRI YPN (Young Professionals Network)

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC)

Geomatics Industry Association of Canada (GIAC)

GeoTech Center

GIS in the Rockies

GIS Association of Alabama (GISAA)


Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA)

Geospatial Mid-Atlantic Users Group (GeoMUG) 

GIS/SIG - Genesee/Finger Lakes, NY

Hawaii Geographic Information Coordinating Council (HIGICC)



International Cartographic Association (ICA)

International City/County Management Association (ICMA)

International Map Trade Association (IMTA)

KY Association of Mapping Professionals (KAMP)

MidAmerica GIS Consortium (MAGIC)

ME GIS User Group

MN GIS/LIS Consortium

MT Assoc of Geographic Information Professionals (MAGIP)

National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE)

National Emergency Number Association (NENA)

National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC)


NJ Geospatial Forum

New Mexico Geographic Information Council (NMGIC) 


North Bay GIS UG

North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS)

NC ArcGIS Users Group (NCAUG)

National Association of Counties (NACO)

New Urban Research

Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)

The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA)

South Central Arc User Group (SCAUG)

Southern California Government GIS User Group (SoCalGIS)

Tampa Bay GIS User Group

Tribal GIS


United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF)

University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS)

Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA)

WV Association of Geospatial Professionals (WVAGP)

VA Association of Mapping & Land Information Systems (VAMLIS)

Washington GIS Association (WAGISA)

Women in GIS (WiGIS)

WY Geospatial Organization (WyGEO)