For over three decades, the Texas GIS Forum has been the can't-miss event for the statewide GIS community. Come to Austin this fall to hear about the latest advancements in the private and public sector and take the opportunity to touch base with long-time colleagues – and make new connections.

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Keynote Speaker
Leon Logothetis

Leon Logothetis hosts Netflix's The Kindness Diaries. He travels the world relying on the kindness of strangers, giving back to unsuspecting good samaritans.

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Keynote Speaker
Leslie Sweet

Leslie Sweet is H-E-B's Senior Director of Public Affairs, who gave an overview of H-E-B's robust and dedicated Disaster Response work.

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Thanks to Our Platinum Sponsors

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Location, Parking, & Nearby Lodging

COMMONS LEARNING CENTER at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus


10100 Burnet Rd.
Austin, TX 78753


To avoid parking fees, download the free parking pass and place it in a visible spot on your car's dashboard.

Download Parking Pass

Forum Poster Gallery & Contest

Forum Attendees looking at the Poster Gallery The purpose of the poster gallery is to promote and recognize the advances of map design, cartography, and GIS. The map gallery is open to all attendees and vendors. Attendees will have the opportunity to vote on each poster based on the following criteria:

  • Map design
  • Use of space
  • Subject matter
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Originality


The top 3 vote earners will be highlighted on the TNRIS website under the 'Latest News' section following the forum.

The top vote earner will also receive a small gift.

Physical Guidelines for Poster

  • Maximum size limit: 36” X 36”
  • Medium: Bond or Photo Paper
  • Submission Deadline: Friday, October 11, 2019

Posters may be picked up after 2:00pm at the conference on Thursday, October 24, 2019.

Posters will be displayed in the atrium of the J.J. Pickle Research Center.

Info and Mailing Address

Send us your basic information in the form on this page and mail your poster in order to arrive no later than the Oct. 11 deadline, to the following address:

Texas Natural Resources Information System
Attn: Forum Poster Contest
1700 N. Congress, B-40
Austin, Texas, 78701

Platinum Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

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  • USGS Water Science Center
  • Tessellations Incorporated
  • Austin Community College, GIS and Geospatial Engineering Departments
  • TeachMeGIS
  • The Conrad Blucher Institute for Surveying and Science (CBI) at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
  • Razor-Tek
  • Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)