Club Meetings and Activities

Club Officers Sought

Several of the club's officers are graduating which leaves officer vancanies. You got what it takes to be a GIS Club officer? It's not that tough and it fills out a resume nicely. E-mail GISClub@UWM.edu for more info.

Future Club Activities

Your club officers are working on plans for future club activities. If there's some aspect of GIS that you'd like the club to work on, e-mail the club at GISClub@UWM.edu.

For more information see our Meetings page.

Club Officers

Jana Viel
Julee Mitchell
Keith Krukowski
Martin Ziech

Notices and Events

Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA) Meeting-5/14/15

The Wisconsin Chapter of the Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA) invites you to see the latest developments in mobile computing.  Learn about advances in mobile hardware, GIS software and wireless communications, an expected way of doing business in today’s utility.  See presentations by Esri, Continental Mapping, Panasonic, Mobile Mounting Solutions, Seiler Instruments, and PSE&G.  There will be “live” demonstration of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) in Alliant’s parking lot.

The meeting runs from 9 AM to 2 PM at Alliant Energy, 4902 Biltmore Lane, Madison, Wisc. No registration cost, lunch included. Register by 5/11/15 by e-mail to Thomas Tym.


GIS Certification

UWM offers the Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems Program under the leadership of Professor William Huxhold. The program teaches students the skills that they'll need to be successful GIS professionals. After students complete the 18-credit program requirements, they're awarded a graduate certificate in geographic infomation systems.

More than 100 students have graduated from the UWM program.

After accumulating at least four years of GIS experience, graduates can demonstrate their professional accomplishments by earning the Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) certification. The certification is granted after the applicant meets requirements in the categories of education, experience, contribution to the industry, and ethics. According to the GIS Certification Institute...
A GISP is a certified geographic information systems (GIS) Professional who has met the minimum standards for ethical conduct and professional practice as established by the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI).