Below, please find the information regarding the call for proposals for the GeoDev Summit on October 6, 2020.

about the event

October 6, 2020 | 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Harrisburg University of Science & Technology


326 Market Street, Harrisburg

The GeoDev Summit is a one-day annual event for GIS professionals interested in software development held on Harrisburg University’s campus in downtown Harrisburg.

In 2020, the event will feature hands-on technical sessions on a variety of topics relevant to anyone working in the GIS space – from those who are new to software development to experienced developers.

This is a great opportunity for workshop-based and peer learning with networking opportunities throughout the day.

This conference qualifies for 1 GIS-P Education Point.


How to Submit a Proposal

  1. Review the below information.
  2. Complete the proposal submission form by June 19.
  3. Look for an email from HU’s Professional Development team by the end of May with the next steps, including scheduling calls between confirmed speakers and the planning team. 

Target Audience

More than 60 GIS developers from across Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic joined us for the 2019 event. More than 46% of attendees come from the private sector, with 44% from the public sector, and 9% from education. GIS professionals of all titles and positions  attend the event.    


Sessions are either 45 or 90 minutes, including all Q&A periods.

Skill levels are beginner, intermediate, or advanced.


In addition to a 45-minute keynote address, we are looking for submissions for the following tracks: 

  1. Desktop development (Python)
  2. Web development (WebGIS/JavaScript)
  3. General application/software development
  4. Other