How to Join the Conference!

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It’s Cold this Weekend? – Stay in and Make a Map!

“Oh the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we’ve no place to go, Make a map, make a map, submit your map!“ Map Contest Entries are due MONDAY, February 8th at 11:59… Read More

Not Map Cookies, but Prizes! – 2021 Map Gallery Opens!

Quick Link: 2021 WLIA Map Gallery! In preparation for the 2021 WLIA Annual Conference and to encourage you to submit your maps, the WLIA Map Gallery launches today! Check out the maps over the next couple weeks as… Read More

Hand-Drawn Map Contest to Provide Fun During the WLIA Annual Conference!

Quick Link: MAP CONTEST REGISTRATION Enter a map in this year’s new Map Contest category: Hand-Drawn Maps! Share your geographic knowledge, creative ideas, and artistic abilities without powering-up your mapping software! Follow the guidelines below and submit your… Read More

SURPRISE! – Hand-Drawn Map Contest Opens to All!

Quick Link: MAP CONTEST REGISTRATION The WLIA Map Contest Committee is pleased to announce the opening of a new Hand-Drawn Map Category in this year’s Map Contest! This new category allows you to share your geographic knowledge, creative… Read More

Final Conference Program is Now Available!

Check out the Final Conference Program for the 2021 Annual Conference. Finalize your plans for February 15-19 and join us! Don’t delay – Register Now! Experience over 80 hours of conference content and training: Technical workshops Keynote speaker… Read More

10 Reasons to GET EXCITED for the Virtual 2021 Annual Conference!

Enjoy over 80 hours of training with over 55 educational sessions, 13 technical workshops, 3 keynote speakers, and more. Learn new skills that will apply to your job. Network and socialize with your favorite WLIA colleagues. Receive a… Read More

Map Contest – Submit Your Work Today!

It’s that time of year again – when we all get really excited about the rapidly approaching WLIA Annual Conference! Although the event has gone virtual this year the renowned Map Contest is still very much alive and… Read More

How to Register for the 2021 Annual Conference – Tips and Tricks

Register in Eventsquid for the full conference experience and over 80 hours of conference content and training: Technical workshops Keynote speaker plenaries Educational breakout sessions Special interest groups Social activities (scavenger hunt, trivia night, photo contest) Exhibit hall focus to… Read More

Conference Highlight: Keynote Kevin Ehrman-Solberg

Kevin is one of the co-founders of the Mapping Prejudice Project at the University of Minnesota, which is identifying and mapping racially restrictive housing covenants in the 20th century. Combining GIS, optical character recognition, and crowd-sourcing, Mapping Prejudice… Read More