User Groups

These RIGIS User groups meet quarterly.  Please check the RIGIS event calendar for meeting schedules.

Communication between meetings is encouraged by using the RIGIS-L email listserv.

The user group is currently following an organizational model of having the host organization arrange for meeting space and logistics for each quarterly meeting. The host is also encouraged to solicit speakers, and is helped with this by the RIGIS Coordinator and fellow colleagues.


RIGIS Executive Committee

Meets every 3 months on the third Thursday.

These meetings are open to the public and anyone interested in the direction of GIS initiatives in RI is welcome to attend. Any person interested in representing their organization on the Committee should make this desire known at a regular Committee meeting.

Any Committee member missing 3 consecutive meetings is subject to removal from the Committee.

RIGIS User Group

Meets every 3 months on the first Tuesday.

This group represents a wide range of interests and backgrounds, ranging from businesses, government, nonprofit, and education. Agendas follow a regular format of 3 to 4 speakers with a break for networking.

Locations are TBD and rotate around RI

Check out some of the past presentations.

Please contact Vincent Flood, interim RIGIS Coordinator, with any questions regarding the user group.

Outreach & Education Working Group

Meets every 3 months on the second Friday. 

Meetings are open to the public. Various tasks are identified as priorities based upon the RIGIS 5-Year Strategic Plan found on the RIGIS website. The time of this meeting sometimes varies to accommodate group member availability.

Please contact committee chair Lynn Carlson at 401-829-8596 to confirm date and time.

Pictometry User Group

No regularly scheduled meetings

Pictometry Imagery helps counties and municipalities assess properties accurately and efficiently, plan projects with GIS data and imagery, keep jurisdictions safe with situational awareness and location verification, and more.

Other Professional User Groups

Northeast Arc Users Group (NEARC)