GIS-Pro 2013 has ended
GIS Pro 2013: URISA’s 51st Annual Conference for GIS Professionals.  The conference will take place at the Rhode Island Convention Center which is connected directly by a skywalk to our Headquarters’ Hotel, the Omni Providence (previously the Westin Providence)  http://www.urisa.org/gispro2013

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Al Little, GISP

City of Hamilton
Manager of Special Projects - GIS
Stoney Creek, Ontario
Al Little is the Manager of Special Projects - GIS for the City of Hamilton. Al has over 30 years experience in the surveying, mapping, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and information technology fields, 28 of which have been in a municipal government environment.

Al holds a diploma from Seneca College as a Cartographic Technician, a Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Geography) degree from the University of Waterloo, and a certificate in Managing Information Technology Projects from George Washington University (School of Business and Public Management). He is also an active member of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association both internationally and in Ontario.

On the URISA front, Al's activites include:

- International member (1993 to present)
- URISA Ontario member (1993 to present)
- Local Arrangements Committee (URISA ’97 – Toronto)
- URISA Ontario Board of Directors (1994 to 2000)
- URISA Ontario Telecommunications Committee (1996 to 2002)
- URISA Ontario Webmaster (1996 to 2002)
- URISA Ontario Programs Committee (1993 to 1996)
- Numerous presentations at both Local and International URISA events
- Annual international conference (GIS-Pro) attendee since 1995 (unfortunately, missing 2003, 2007, and 2010)
- URISA Ontario Exemplary Service Award Receipient (2007)
- Annual International conference (GIS-Pro) Planning Committee 2006-2014
- GIS-Pro 2011 conference Associate Program Chair (2011 – Indianapolis, Indianapolis)
- GIS-Pro 2012 conference (50th Anniversary) Program Chair (2012 – Portland, Oregon)
- GIS-Pro 2013 conference Chair (2013 – Providence, Rhode Island)
- URISA International Service Award (2013)
- URISA Ontario President (2013 – present)