GIScience Conference Series

Welcome to the GIScience conference series. From its inception in 2000, GIScience remains the flagship conference in the field of geographic information science. The conference regularly brings together more than 300 international participants from academia, industry, and government to discuss and advance the state-of-the-art in geographic information science.

Forthcoming conference (26-29 August 2025):

The Thirteenth International Conference on Geographic Information Science will be held in Christchurch, New Zealand, on 26-29 August 2025. It is being hosted by the University of Canterbury in collaboration with the GIScience academic research community across New Zealand. Full details are available on the conference website (

Previous conferences:

2023 – Leeds, United Kingdom

2021 – Poznań, Poland

2018 – Melbourne, Australia

2016 – Montreal, Canada

2014 – Vienna, Austria

2012 – Columbus, OH, USA

2010 – Zürich, Switzerland

2008 – Park City, UT, USA

2006 – Münster, Germany

2004 – College Park, MD, USA

2002 – Boulder, CO, USA

2000 – Savannah, GA, USA