BTAA GIS Conference


Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) GIS Conference

Promoting Collaborations among BTAA Institutions

Established in 2020, the BTAA GIS Conference is a virtual event organized by geospatial information users and educators in Big Ten institutions to present their work, exchange information, and develop potential collaborations. It is open to all participants, including those outside of the BTAA network.

The fourth annual BTAA GIS Conference will take place in November 2023, in conjunction with GIS Day.

Past Conferences


The 2022 Conference was held on November 15th and featured presentations, lightning talks, a map gallery, and career panels. View archived pages for the 2022 conference:


The 2021 Conference was held on November 12th and featured two keynote speakers, lightning talks, a map contest, and career networking. View archived pages for the 2021 conference:


The 2020 Conference was held on November 13th and featured presentations, social hours, career networking, a map contest, a geo-trivia night, and an Open Humanitarian Mapathon. It also highlighted GIS educational programs across the BTAA. View archived pages for the 2020 conference: