Join the GIS Colorado community e-mail list for peer conversation and a support network. This free service provides an avenue to ask questions, share resources, and engage with the GIS community within Colorado and beyond. Powered by Google Groups, conversations, suggestions, and solutions can be archived and searchable.

Join us at one of our free quarterly meetings and/or reduced cost trainings to promote geospatial professional development.  Submit an abstract and present at the next meeting. 

Whether you have been in the industry for years or are new to the discipline, these online and in person events are invaluable to getting to know GIS in Colorado. 

Support GISCO
  • Professional networking with peers
  • Annual scholarships for students
  • Keep the Listserv a free resource
  • Cost effective professional development workshops
  • GIS quarterly events and more

Mark your calendar the Summer Quarterly Meetup & Training! Visit our Announcement Page for more information!


All dates and locations are considered tentative unless otherwise stated. We are always looking for new places to visit in the great state of Colorado! Help us by volunteering to be a Local Point of Contact, or email with new location and training ideas. 

GIS Colorado will be coming to your area: 

  • August 14-17, 2024: Sylvan Lake State Park, Eagle, CO
  • September 26-27, 2024: GIS in the Rockies Fall Training, Denver, CO
  • February 27-28 2025: Denver Water, Denver, CO
  • April/May 2025: La Junta, CO
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Can I promote my business on the Listserv?

The Listserv is intended as a peer-to-peer resource. No advertising is allowed unless approved by the GISCO Board. We do offer limited promotional opportunities as part of our sponsorship levels. 

I accidently signed up for a training and now I can’t make it. Can I cancel my reservation (and get a refund for my training)?

Full refunds will be automatically issued for any request to cancel if they are received 7 days or more in advance of the scheduled training date.

Refund requests received within 7 days of a scheduled training can be refunded if the seat is filled by another participant. If no other participant is identified and accepted, no refund will be issued.

Where is the agenda?

Agendas are updated as soon as possible, typically a week before a quarterly meetup and can be found here.  

The latest news and announcements.

Sylvan Lake State Park 10200 Brush Creek Road, North-side of Sylvan Lake proper Sites 19, 22, & 23, Eagle, CO 81631 August 14-17, 2024 GIS Colorado meetups are open to the public and are a great opportunity to hear interesting […] Student Section Winners:Maps: Riparian Ecosystem Invasion, Tess CarsonArtistic: LEGO Map of Colorado, Atlas GuoApps: One Company’s Shadowy Legacy of Hazardous Waste Dumping in the Pacific Ocean, Hannah Larsen Professional Section Winners:Maps: CPW Important Habitat Areas of High Species DiversityApps: […]
The GIS Colorado board recently released a proposed update to the organization’s bylaws. These changes started as part of the board’s strategic planning initiative. The board has been meeting twice a year to review the organization’s goals and objectives. The […]
GIS Colorado provides geospatial professionals with a collaborative environment for the support and exchange of GIS information, resources, and technology. GIS experts and educators will keep their skills up-to-date by participating in training, educational events, and networking opportunities around the state of Colorado and beyond. Our user-based offerings and resources cover specific technologies professionals need to know in order to progress in their careers, including support of GISP certification.
Over 80% of funding is reinvested into the community as scholarships, low-cost training and free events. Become a member to invest in your own career as well as the up-and-coming GIS community of the future. Join today and make GIS Colorado your geospatial connection.

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We support GIS education and development in Colorado by offering and maintaining these great opportunities:



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GIS Colorado Board of 

Board members make it possible for GIS Colorado to continue to enrich professionals and so much more. 

Board Members

2024 Officers
• Luke Kaim Thelen, (2024 to 2027), President
London Walker, (2024 to 2027), Vice President, Training Coordinator 
• Genie Hays, (2023 to 2026), Treasurer 
Jenni Kerns (2024 to 2027) , Secretary

• Blaine Horner (2024 to 2025, finishing D. Barnett’s term)  
• Elizabeth Crawley (2024 to 2026, finishing N. Pepper’s term), Webmaster
• Open (2022 to 2025, finishing P. Horgan’s term)
• Bryan Frazier (2024 to 2025, finishing S. Von Flue’s term) 
• Open, (2023 to 2026, finishing C. Hoemke’s term)

Committee Chairs 
Scholarship Committee – Brian Thompson, Chair
Communications Committee – Ron Burns, Co Chairs
Communications Committee – Nathan Lowry, Co Chairs
Mapping Contest Committee – Mark Bellncula, Chair

Advisory Council 
Deb Wilson
Darcee Killpack
Steve Hicks
Frank Orr

Elected board terms run from April to April. Self nominations take place in the fall (typically October to November), followed directly be elections in December. Training and onboarding are provided for new board members January through March.