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Registration is Now Open!


Join us at FALL NEARC, our annual, in-person, three-day conference packed with user presentations, professional development, and networking opportunities for GIS users of all skill levels. This well-attended regional event is also combined with a hybrid pre-conference Educators’ Day on Sunday, October 15th. The Fall NEARC Host Committee invites you to register for our conference hosted in vibrant New Haven, CT.


Early Registration Deadline: September 18, 11:59 PM




Register now to benefit from early registration rates. Note there is an additional discounted rate for attendees who choose to stay at the host hotel or who are local and do not need overnight accommodations:


Professional 3-Day Registration

·     Discounted rate (if also reserving hotel): $450 ($550 after 9/18)

·     Standard rate: $550 ($650 after 9/18)

Student 3-Day Registration

·     Discounted rate (if also reserving hotel): $300 ($400 after 9/18)

·     Standard rate: $400 ($500 after 9/18)

One-Day Registration

·     Monday or Tuesday: $325 ($425 after 9/18)

GIS Educators’ Day: various options available, see link below


Click here to view all registration options and rates.



The Host Committee received many great abstract submissions including Esri sessions, short and long oral presentations, lightning talks, printed and digital media, and a few panel discussions. We are excited to announce that the full technical schedule is now available on the NEARC website! Themes you will see during the fall NEARC conference include:


·     3D/Analysis

·     AI / Remote Sensing

·     Assessors / Real Estate

·     Asset Management

·     Drone/UAV

·     Engineering

·     Environment

·     Field Data Collection

·     FME

·     GIS Tools

·     H2O

·     Hazard

·     Hub/Portal

·     Imagery

·     Indoor

·     Natural Resource

·     Professional Development

·     Python

·     Soil / Conservation

·     Water / Waste Water


Check out the schedule and start planning your conference experience today!


Conference Highlights


The Host Committee has been hard at work planning this fall’s conference. Some activities they are looking forward to sharing with conference attendees are:

·     Sunday Guided Tour of Yale (free but registration is required)

·     Sunday Night Mixer at BAR New Haven (pre-registration and additional fee required)

·     Monday Night Pizza Crawl (Prizes!)

·     Keynote Speakers (see bios below)

·     Sunday: Adena Schutzberg, Esri

·     Monday: Allen Carroll, Esri

·     Tuesday: Edward Tufte


Overnight Accommodations


Overnight accommodations are available for conference participants at the Omni New Haven at Yale (155 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06510) at a discounted group rate of $189.00 per night. These rates are available until the cut-off date of Friday September 15, 2023 at 5:00 PM or until the block is full, whichever occurs first. Make your reservation online or call 1-800-THE-OMNI. Be sure to identify yourself as a member of the NEARC event.


Please note the early OMNI group rate deadline differs from the early NEARC conference registration deadline!



Missed Out on Submitting an Abstract?


While abstract submission has closed, we would still encourage you to submit a poster to showcase during the fall conference. Submissions can be printed or virtual and can be static or a digital application. Send your poster abstract to the Poster Chair, Bill Toussaint at [log in to unmask].



Speaker Bios


Adena Schutzberg, Esri

Adena Schutzberg has been involved in geography and GIS for 25 years. She’s provided consulting services as part of a large firm and independently, taught in the classroom and online, worked on software product and marketing teams, and written extensively on geography education and GIS technology. She’s currently an education specialist on Esri’s Learn ArcGIS Team focused on developing and enhancing teaching and learning resources for K-university students and educators.


Allen Carroll, Esri

Allen founded the story maps team at Esri. Prior to joining Esri in 2010, he worked at National Geographic for 27 years in a variety of positions, including art director of National Geographic Magazine and chief cartographer at National Geographic Maps.


Edward R. Tufte

Edward R. Tufte is Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Statistics, and Computer Science. His research concerns statistical evidence and scientific visualization. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Society for Technical Communication. He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Science, and has been awarded seven honorary Doctorates. His publications include Visual Explanations; Envisioning Information; The Visual Display of Quantitative Information; Political Control of the Economy; Data Analysis for Politics and Policy; and Size and Democracy (with Robert A. Dahl).



Upcoming Community Events


Mark your calendars and join us at our community events planned for coastal New Hampshire/Maine and Martha's Vineyard. They are a great warmup to the Fall Conference! Find details on the NEARC Community Events Page.


Do you have a community event you’d like to share with the NEARC community? Reach out to the NEARC Board at [log in to unmask]


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