Call for Presentations

Call for Presentations to the 16th Annual Central Florida GIS Workshop is now open.

You are invited to submit abstracts for possible presentation at this year’s Central Florida GIS Workshop to be held at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, 11-12, September, 2023. Early submission is highly recommended.

The final deadline for abstract submission is July 15th, 2023.

Suggested topics for the 2023 conference include:

  • GIS Management
  • Collaborative Efforts / Data Sharing
  • Public Health / Public Safety / NG911 and GIS
  • Emergency Management / Homeland Security
  • Economic Development
  • Land Records / Land Management
  • Public Works / Asset Management
  • Transportation / Logistics / Routing
  • Utilities - Water / Wastewater / Electric / Storm water
  • Planning and Land Use / Conservation / Environmental Management
  • Story Maps / ArcGIS Online / Mobile Apps
  • GPS Integration / UAV employment
  • GIS in Education
  • General Interest GIS (You Use GIS for What?)

The final session tracks as always will depend upon the accepted abstracts. The two day Central Florida GIS Workshop provides a great opportunity to share useful information and your valuable experiences and lessons learned with your peers and of course for you to earn CEUs, AICP credits and GISP points.

Presentations should ideally fit into a ½ hour time block which will includes time for questions. A limited number of 60 minute sessions will be allowed; please be sure to note on your submission if you are looking for additional time. Selected presenters will be notified by July 24th and all presenters must be registered for the Workshop by August 15th, close of business day. Note that Early Bird Registration will close in July.

Submission Guidelines

Following our submission format greatly eases our burden on pulling things together in a consistent way. Please use our MS Word abstract template; you may submit it by email. We look forward to reading your submissions!

Download Abstract Template

Please Provide:

  • The general topic heading you believe your presentation best belongs in
  • Your proposed presentation title
  • A short (300 word maximum) abstract of your presentation
  • Your name and credentials (AICP, GISP, etc., as you want it shown in the Program)
  • A brief 75 word or less bio
  • Affiliation, phone number, and email address

If you are a full time college or university student enrolled in a Geography, GIS, Survey or Geomatics program in Florida, the Central Florida GIS Workshop has a scholarship initiative for 2022.


Contact the Program committee at if you have any questions or comments regarding the 2023 Workshop Program or regarding a submitted abstract or presentation.

We’re looking forward to lots of networking, the sharing of great GIS ideas and most importantly, your participation!