2019 General Conference Information


Short Courses

Four-to eight-hour courses covering a range of relevant topics to the surveying and mapping profession are sponsored by the ASMC host organizations and eligible for continuing education credits.


The GeoJam showcases a series of presentations that demonstrate GIS projects and applications from across the state as well as plenty of “How to…” presentations from local professionals and Esri staff. Concurrent sessions run in two rooms for two days, Thursday and Friday. GeoJam presenters include local, state, federal, and private company professionals, as well as students. These talks demonstrate the full breadth of how GIS is applied throughout Alaska.

GeoJam Schedule



We encourage you to make an opportunity to meet representatives from local and national companies, professional organizations and federal and state agencies on hand to share product and service information. Learn about the latest in technologies, agency policies and future applications of systems and equipment. Exhibits are open to the public.

Exhibit Hall Hours:
  • Wednesday, February 13th, 1:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Thursday, February 14th, 8:00am – 5:30pm
  • Friday, February 15th, 8:00am – 3:30pm



Wednesday, February 13th, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Alaska Ballroom

Sponsors, Exhibitors, Presenters and Attendees are invited to network and enjoy the evening with light appetizers, a no-host bar, and free beer from sponsored kegs.



Keynote Luncheon – Wednesday, February 13th, 12:00pm, Denali Room

  • Tickets may be purchased for $35 during registration*

AAUG / URISA Lunch – Thursday, February 14th, 2019, 12:00pm

This event is open to all conference attendees. The luncheon will be an opportunity to meet other GIS users in an informal setting during a plated sit-down lunch. There will be a fun and lively Trivia Game that you will not want to miss. Bring your colleagues and trivia masters for a chance to win trivia bragging rights and a prize.

  • Tickets may be purchased for $35 during registration

ASMC Awards Banquet – Thursday, February 14th, 5:30pm

  • All attendees, sponsors, exhibitors, speakers, students and alumni are encouraged to gather
    and take advantage of this opportunity to enjoy the evening and visit with peers
  • Buffet Dinner and no-host bar
  • Announcement of conference awards
  • Tickets may be purchased for $35 during registration

*Tickets to both the keynote and the awards dinner can be purchased at registration for $60



K-12 Outreach Program

Please contact Sam Phillips at uaa.gsa@gmail.com.



Full-time students interested in volunteering at the conference should contact the student volunteer coordinator listed below to ask if help is still needed on the day(s) you are available. Please wait to register for the conference until after you have been scheduled to volunteer, as you will be given special instructions.

Volunteer opportunities are open to full-time students only and could waive the cost of attending the entire conference.

Please Note: Volunteer registration closes Friday, February 1, 2019.

Contact Sam Phillips at uaa.gsa@gmail.com for more information.