2021 URISA GIS Leadership Academy MN

When:  Dec 6, 2021 from 08:30 AM to 12:00 PM (ET)

URISA GIS Leadership Academy

Early Bird Registration Rate (by September 13):  URISA Member $1,200 / Nonmember $1,400 US Dollars

Regular Registration Rate (begins September 14): URISA Member $1,400 / Nonmember $1,600 US Dollars

Cancellation & Refund Policy: All cancellations must be received in writing (via fax, e-mail or regular mail) at URISA Headquarters on or before November 8 in order to receive a refund, less a $100.00 processing fee. After November 8, cancelled registrations will not be refunded nor applied to future conferences. There will be a $50.00 administrative fee for the swapping of Registrants. Note: Discounted Member Rates apply to URISA International members (Chapter membership does not apply).

All participants must indicate that they have read and will abide by the URISA Code of Conduct and a COVID-19 Liability Waiver.

VenueCOURTYARD MINNEAPOLIS DOWNTOWN (1500 Washington Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55454) The Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown is conveniently located on the West Bank of the University of Minnesota Campus. There are multiple things to do within walking distance including restaurants, shopping, parks, theaters, biking, museums and the Mississippi River.

The discounted room rate is $139 - with complimentary in-room internet access. The deadline for reservations is November 14, 2021 or until the reserved block is sold out (whichever occurs first). Reservations can be made by calling 877-699-3216 and reference the ‘URISA GIS Leadership Academy’ or book online via the link below…

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Note that the GLA will conclude no later than 2:00 PM on Friday, December 10 to accommodate departures on Friday afternoon/evening and keep your travel expenses down.

Transportation: Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP) is less than 10 miles from the hotel. There is ample public transit from MSP. The Courtyard Hotel is close to the light-rail system -- though not on the Blue Line that comes into the city from the Airport.  Folks will need to transfer to the Green Line at the US Bank Stadium station for a short 1-stop trip to the West Bank station. One-way fare is $2:00, $2.50 during rush hour.

Estimated taxi fare: 45 USD (one way) 

On-site parking, fee: 22 USD daily; Self-parking daily fee USD 22 billed to room with in/out privileges or USD 17 without privileges

Things to Do:  The venue is on the edge of the UofM campus and it's geography department.  This campus is home to...

Minnesota Historical Aerial Photographs Online


Venue: COURTYARD MINNEAPOLIS DOWNTOWN (1500 Washington Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55454)&n