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On behalf of MAGIP President, Jeff Hedstrom, Conference Liaison Phoebe Ferguson and Local Conference Chairs Andrew Stickney and Kyle Burke, we invite you to join us at the 2022 Big Sky GeoCon "Better Together" Conference! This year's conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Downtown, Missoula, MT April 4-7, 2022.

Watch for the lineup of pre-conference workshops and a draft schedule of sessions/presenters as well as Conference Registration to open after the first of the year.

We hope to see you in Missoula!

Thank you to our Sponsors! 






Wondering how you can Sponsor the 2022 Big Sky GeoCon? 

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Workshops At-A-Glance
Monday, April 4 - Tuesday, April 5

* Abstracts and Schedule Coming Soon *

* PLEASE NOTE - Attendees must bring own devices *

 Workshop Title Instructor   Day
 Advanced Pro Concepts  Geospatial Training Solutions  Full
 Arcade  Geospatial Training Solutions  3/4
 Experience Builder  Geospatial Training Solutions  1/2
 UAS (Pix4D/mobile)  Frontier Precision (Kyle Engel)


 Field Maps  Frontier Precision (Kyle Engel)  1/2
 SQL DOR Queries  Christian Hinderman  1/2
 Intro to ArcGIS Online  Brian Andersen  1/2
 Intro to LiDAR  Spatial Analysis Lab   1/2
 Python Automation  John Hogland  1/2
 Complex Spatial /Machine learning Analyses
 * has not been confirmed *
 John Hogland  1/2
 American Community Survey and
 New 2020  Statistical Geography
 Census (Jim Castagneri)  1/2
 Processing the 2020 Census PL 94-171
 Data Release
 Census (Jim Castagneri)  1/2
 * to be determined *  Esri   1/2
 * to be determined *  Esri   1/2

Call for Presentations! 

The 2022 Big Sky GeoCon Planning Committee and the Montana Association of Geographic Professionals (MAGIP) invite you to participate in the presentation of papers, electronic demonstrations and/or panel discussions during the 2022 Big Sky GeoCon, April 4-7, at the Holiday Inn Downtown, Missoula, Montana.

Below are the proposed categories for presentation:

  • GIS in Health
  • Conservation/Natural Resources
  • Emergency Services
  • Government
  • Asset Management
  • UAS/Remote Sensing
  • Utilities
  • AEC Engineering Design

Deadline for submission is February 1, 2022. You will receive notification of acceptance on or before February 15, 2022. Accepted presenters will be expected to register for at least one day of the conference unless only attending to present and then immediately signing off.

Click Here to Submit your Presentation!

If you plan to submit multiple track presentations, please create a separate submission for each. On behalf of your 2022 Big Sky GeoCon Planning Committee, we look forward to your participation!

Hotel Info

Holiday Inn Downtown

To reserve your hotel room at the Holiday Inn Downtown Missoula:

Make your Room Reservation through the Holiday Inn website

Or call the Front Desk at:


Group Name:

MAGIP Big Sky GeoCon 2022

Group Booking Code:  MG5

    • Rates start at $96/plus tax
    • Reservations must be made by March 4, 2022 to be guaranteed a room and rate
    • The group rate is available 04/03/22-04/08/22

Big Sky GeoCon, established in 2018, is the largest annual GIS community event in Montana. Usually held in the April rotating throughout Montana, the conference generally included workshops, presentation and poster tracks, featured speakers, and a public night - all designed to increase your GIS knowledge! 

Past Big Sky GeoCon Events

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