NEWS RELEASE – URISA is Seeking Nominations for its GIS Hall of Fame

January 9, 2009 (Park Ridge, IL) - URISA is seeking nominations for its GIS Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes and honors the best of us in GIS. Started in 2005, the URISA Hall of Fame documents the contributions made by key individuals. URISA welcomes nominations from any profession and is not restricted to those having a past or current relationship with URISA. This award is not given every year, and some years there may be multiple recipients. The selection criteria for this honor are:

• At least 25 years of sustained professional involvement in the GIS field.
• Original and creative contributions to the field.
• Well known and respected by a wide range of peers.
• Consistent demonstration of sound professional and personal ethics.

Nominations must be submitted to URISA by May 1. For details and to learn more about current Hall of Famers: http://www.urisa.org/hall_of_fame

Contact:

Wendy Nelson

Executive Director - URISA

wnelson@urisa.org www.urisa.org 847-824-6300

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