2018 Virginia GeoCon hosted by VAMLIS

April 4 - 5, 2018

Virginia Beach Convention Center

1000 19th Street

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Virginia Beach Convention Center

Conference and training/workshop registration is now open!

2018 GeoCon Pricing, Vendor, and Sponsor Information

Non-member registration, for both or single day, includes 2017 - 2018 VAMLIS membership

Register to one or both day by clicking the links below:

Conference & Training/workshop sessions

Wednesday, April 4 & Thursday, April 5, 2018

*Lunch and AM/PM refreshments included with registration


Training & workshop sessions

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

8:30am - 5:00pm

*Lunch and AM/PM refreshments included with registration


GIS Conference

Thursday, April 5, 2018

8:00am - 7:00pm

*Lunch and AM/PM refreshments included with registration

Late registration prices will begin Thursday, March 1, 2018

*To register via mail, please fill out this form and send it, along with a check made out to VAMLIS, to the address at the bottom of the form

**Students must email a copy of their student ID to conference@vamlis.org for validation in order to receive a link to register at the student rate

***Registration for this year's conference does not include 2018-2019 membership

Call for Presentation, Lightning Talks, and Training Sessions 

Do you have a GIS topic you’re really passionate about? Perhaps a GIS success story in your organization? Or GIS tips and tricks you’re just dying to share with hundreds of GIS professionals from around the Commonwealth? Submit your presentation (up to 15 minutes), lightning talk idea (up to 5 minutes), or training sessions (45, 60, or 90 minutes) by Monday, January 29, 2018 to be considered. Your abstract should be no longer than one paragraph and can cover any GIS related topic. Those selected will be notified by Monday, February, 5, 2018 with a schedule to be released shortly after.

Please indicated whether your are submitting for a presentation, lightning talk, and/or training session (and desired time) in your email.

Those who have training sessions selected will recieve 50% off conference registation. 

Submit abstracts to: conference@vamlis.org

Hotel registration is now open

A block of rooms has been reserved at the beautiful Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel from Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - Thursday, April 5, 2018. Room rates are $122.78 (taxes and amenity fees included). To guarantee the room rate, please book by February 28th. After that date, rooms will no longer be held and the rate is not locked in. Complimentary on-site parking and high-speed internet access are available. Room rate inclusive of breakfast buffet for one guest, per room. Additional hotel amenities include: fitness center, business center, indoor/outdoor pool, and Fusion Restaurant & Lounge.

Reserve your room online


Call 1-800-325-3535 and reference "2018 Virginia GeoCon" when making your reservation 


Poster Session and Web Map/Showcase

Share your geospatial online applications, maps, and other products with the broader community at the 2018 Virginia GeoCon in Virginia Beach, VA. This year's poster presentation showcase will provide you with the opportunity to share and exhibit your creative talents, and potentially earn some cash in the process!

Please complete the online application form. You should submit a separate abstract for each poster and/or web application that you plan to present. Abstracts for posters and online map/apps will be accepted through March 1, 2018.

Poster presenters should plan to bring their own mounting material (foam core or other, tape, thumb tacks and/or binder clips) and easels for display. Posters should be no larger than 36" x 48". Web mapping applications will be provided with a table and outlet (you will need to provide a computer/monitor, extension cord, etc.).

We anticipate having 3 categories this year: undergraduate student, graduate student, and professional.


Thank you to our 2018 Conference Sponsors!

Timmons Group           WorldView Solutions
Eos Positioning Systems, Inc.