Following is a list of upcoming and past events, for both NEURISA and the URISA parent organization.  When available, additional content such as programs, slides, and notes will be provided.  You can access the additional information by clicking on the event link.                                                  

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Upcoming events

    • 06 Aug 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center (ETIC Building) Atrium, Saab Building, UMass Lowell - UMass Lowell, 40 University Ave, Lowell, MA 01854
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    Asset Management Workshop

    Planning, Strategy, and Implementation

    A URISA Certified Worshop!

    8:30 AM - 4:00 PM, August 6th, 2019

    Public and private agencies face continuous challenges 

    to accomplish more with less as increases in demand, regulatory requirements, infrastructure deterioration, and political and economic forces have significantly outpaced increases in capital and operating budgets. Many of these agencies are turning to Asset Management to cope with these challenges and improve business performance and effectiveness.

    This workshop will focus on several aspects of developing an asset management system that could help improve performance, reduce long-term costs, and maximize return on investment in infrastructure assets.

    Intended Audience:

    This workshop is intended for utility, transportation, engineering, planning, and environmental managers and analysts of the public and private sectors.

    Specific topics to be covered include:

    • Strategy and Planning
    • Data Collection Methods
    • Software Solutions
    • Information Management and Decision Support Tools
    • Evaluation and Performance Measures
    • GASB34 Reporting
    • Life Cycle Costs


    • Regular Registration: $150
    • URISA Member Registration: $120

    Breakfast is included in registration.  Lunch is not included. 

    Click here for dining options around the venue.


    Mark & Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies & Innovation Center (ETIC Building) Atrium

    Campus Map

    University of Massachusetts-Lowell

    40 University Ave

    Lowell, MA 01854


    Jason Amadori, GISP

    Principal Business Development Director

    Data Transfer Solutions, LLC / Atkins, N.A.

    Mr. Amadori has over 15 years experience in the fields of Asset Management, GIS, GPS, and Environmental Studies.  He has managed hundreds of asset management projects dealing with all types of asset infrastructure.  Mr. Amadori is also skilled in the integration of technology to achieve project-specific goals by aligning existing technology with client's goals and objectives.

    Workshop Parking:

    Parking will be available for free at the Riverside Parking Lot on the North Campus of UMass-Lowell, located a half mile from the Mark & Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies & Innovation Center.  Click here for walking directionsClick here for a Campus Map.

    Interested in becoming certified to Instruct this URISA workshop?

    There are no instructors in New England and this would be a great one to attend!  You must have previously attended an Asset Management Workshop in order to be eligible to co-instruct and be certified. If you are interested please email us at

    Special Thanks to Surveying And Mapping Consultants for sponsoring breakfast!

    • 16 Sep 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Wylie Inn & Conference Center at Endicott College, 295 Hale St, Beverly, MA 01915

    NEURISA Day 2019

    Monday, September 16, 2019

    View the NEURISA Day 2019 Story Map for details.

    We are proud to announce Past NEURISA President & Director of MassGIS, Neil MacGaffey as this year's Keynote Speaker!

    Neil MacGaffey joined MassGIS in 2000 and has been the Director since 2015. Before joining MassGIS, Neil held a variety of positions in government and the private sector. Neil is also active with the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) where he is on the Board of Directors and is a member of the Working Group for NSGIC’s Geo-Enabled Elections Project.

    Wylie Inn

    & Conference Center

    On the beautiful campus of Endicott College

    295 Hale St, Beverly, MA

    For those needing overnight accommodations, please contact the Wylie Inn at 978-867-1800 to reserve your room. Please mention NEURISA Day to receive the conference rate of $150 by August 15.

    Abstract Submission Deadline extended to July 26th!

    Enter the Poster and Web Application Competition

    Available Sponsorship Opportunities Include:

    Exhibitor Booth

    Mappy Hour Sponsorship

    Lunch Sponsorship

    Refreshment Break Sponsorship

    In order to be admitted to the conference, all registrations are required to be paid in full in advance or at the venue on the day of the conference.  A Purchase Order (P.O.) or invoice can be substituted as well. 

    NEURISA Day is a one day conference packed with tons of GIS Content, tons of networking opportunities, a keynote session, exhibitors, the Annual NEURISA Membership Meeting, presentations from professionals in the geospatial community, and the Mappy Hour with a drink ticket* and great food all day!

    * One Drink ticket (21+) included in regular registration & URISA International Member registration.  Additional available for purchase

The New England Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (NEURISA) is the professional association of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) practitioners in New England. NEURISA is a nonprofit 501(c)6 organization whose mission is to advance the effective and appropriate use of GIS and related information technologies to solve challenges throughout the region.
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