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2019 NACIS Annual Meeting

Full Conference

Does not include PCD, Night Out, Workshops, or Field Trip. Choose one of the following options:

Unlimited available
Attendee PreferencesFree
230 available
Main conference, member rate$295.00Wednesday night Oct. 16, Thursday Oct. 17, and Friday Oct. 18.
155 available
Main conference, student rate$105.00Available to enrolled university students (full-time or part-time).
269 available
Main conference, non-member$395.00Wednesday night Oct. 16, Thursday Oct. 17, and Friday Oct. 18.

Partial Conference

**Only use if you cannot attend the full conference** Please select an option that fits your schedule here. Does not include PCD, Night Out, Workshops, or Field Trip.

46 available
Wednesday evening only$40.00Plenary and reception (Oct. 16)
98 available
Thursday only, member rate$135.00Business lunch included (Oct. 17)
47 available
Thursday only, non-member$180.00Business lunch included (Oct. 17)
48 available
Friday only, member rate$135.00Banquet dinner included (Oct. 18)
44 available
Friday only, non-member$180.00Banquet dinner included (Oct. 18)

Practical Cartography Day

Start the conference early on Wednesday with Practical Cartography Day.

147 available
Practical Cartography Day (PCD)$115.00Professional cartographers and scholars present practical tips, tricks, techniques, and advice on the art and science of mapmaking in this popular all-day session on Wednesday before the main conference. Includes lunch.
277 available
Practical Cartography Day (PCD) — Student$100.00

Social Events

34 available
NACIS Night Out$35.00NACIS Night Out is a relaxed environment where you can taste local food, enjoy a beverage, and socialize with 100+ other cartographers. Thursday October 17th, 6:30-9:30 pm

Video Sponsorship

Please consider an anonymous donation to support live streaming and recording of the conference. Click here for more Video Sponsorship options! (leaves registration)

Unlimited available
Video Recording Sponsorship$50.00Help us offset part of the cost of recording an individual presentation at NACIS 2019! For named sponsorship click the link above before September 30th


Post conference workshops. All workshops take place on Saturday. Lunch is on your own.

Out of stock!Full Day: Geospatial Data Visualization with d3$60.00Using d3 is a great way to create minimal nice looking maps without the overhead of a typical mapping library or the extra stuff that obstructs the display of your geospatial data. This hands-on workshop will give participants lessons and exercises on how to create maps with d3. Bring your own laptop.
11 available
Half Day, Morning: Customizing Esri Vector Tile Basemaps$30.00Learn how to design your own custom basemap styles. Select from existing Esri vector tile basemaps and then customize any of the layer properties. Your styles are saved in ArcGIS Online as items with unique IDs, so your basemap can be displayed in the Map Viewer or any custom application.
13 available
Half Day, Morning: MAPublisher for Adobe Illustrator Intro$30.00MAPublisher and Adobe Illustrator together form the complete cartographic workflow - from GIS data to publishing high-quality cartographic products; and everything in between. Join us at this workshop to see how the combination of powerful graphic design tools and the geospatial precision of MAPublisher will help up your map design game!
15 available
Half Day, Afternoon: Narrative storytelling with ArcGIS StoryMaps$30.00ArcGIS StoryMaps is being used by educators, students, governments, and nonprofits to propel their good work. With ArcGIS StoryMaps, authors can easily craft web-based narratives by combining maps, multimedia, and narrative text. Participants will learn the fundamentals of effective storytelling, assemble a story map, and explore advanced techniques in ArcGIS StoryMaps.

Field Trip

Explore the area around the conference site.

Unlimited available
Mapping Gentrification Through BreweriesFreeSaturday, October 19th. Participants pay as they go. Take a tour of Tacoma's breweries and view them through the critical lens of gentrification, critical geography, and cartography. Starts at 5pm, meeting place TBD 🗺🍻🏠

Guest Registration

Will your spouse or partner be joining you?

48 available
Guest ticket$140.00For spouses or partners. Includes receptions and banquet; indicate guest meal choice when checking out.