2018 SCGIS 21st Annual Conference

Jul 16, 2018 to Jul 18, 2018, Asilomar Conference Center, Monterey CA

Pre-Conference workshops: Sunday July 15, 2018


SCGIS 2018 Annual Conference

Theme: Local Communities and Traditional Knowledge

Submission deadline EXTENDED: March 30, 2018


Abstracts will be selected by the SCGIS Conference Committee and chosen participants will be contacted in April. Each presenter will have 15 minutes which includes a few minutes for Q&A with the audience. SCGIS will record your conference presentation and will need to post your presentation pdf in our conference proceedings for the benefit of our global members. If you have any special requests regarding recording or proceedings please send them to conference@scgis.org

Abstract Submission Guidelines


  • Author/Presenter name(s)
  • Presentation title (10 words or less)
  • Topic category
  • Company name
  • Complete address, phone, and fax information
  • Brief presenter biography (25 words or less)
  • Abstract (1500 characters or less)

Be sure to answer these questions:

  • What problem did you solve with GIS? What advantage did GIS give you?
  • If you used geospatial analyses what types did you use? Explain how and why.
  • What are your findings or results?
  • How will the audience benefit? 

Content and Formatting

  • All papers and presentations must be non-commercial. At no time is it permissible for presenters to use their time to advertise or promote a product, service, or company.  
  • The information you enter will be used for publishing purposes (e.g., website, agenda); please, eliminate bullet points, numbering, or all capital letters. Submissions must be in English.
  • Please do not include information in your abstract that will not be included in your presentation.