Spring NEARC Conference
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
May 9, 2016
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About Spring NEARC
Spring NEARC is an annual, one-day conference held near the center of the NEARC region. The day is packed with professional development and networking opportunities for all levels of GIS users. Highlights include:
  • Workshops
  • ArcGIS Updates
  • Paper & Poster Presentations
  • Esri Collaboration Center
  • Pub Social
Schedule
Click here to review the conference schedule.
Registration - Register by May 1 to save!
Registration includes all sessions, keynote address, breakfast, lunch and refreshments. Parking is complimentary for all conference participants. Registration will open soon; pricing is as follows:

Registration Type By May 1 After May 1
Professional $65 $75
Professional Presenter $65 $75
Student $35 $45
Student Presenter Free


Ready to register? Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your registration, cancellations received prior to May 4, 2016 will be refundable less a $10 administrative fee. Cancellations received after May 4th are non-refundable but substitutions will be allowed. Please call 802-865-5202 or email info@delaneymeetingevent.com to cancel your registration.

Please Note: Conference attendees MUST pay in full for their registration BEFORE the conference begins.
Travel Logistics - Lodging Deadline April 8th!
Getting Here & Getting Around
To view the parking garage and the Lincoln Campus Center (the conference hub) on the map, go to: http://arcg.is/1Rcu8mi.
  • From the North: From I-91 South, take exit 25 in Deerfield. At the end of the ramp, turn left and follow road to the intersection. Turn right onto Routes 5 & 10 South. Go 1 mile, then turn left onto Route 116 South. Follow 8 miles to the UMass exit.
  • From the East: Via Route 2 West to Exit 16 (Belchertown/Amherst). From Route 2 take Route 202 South for about 15 miles to a blinking yellow light at Amherst Road. (You will see signs "to Rt 9 and Rt 116"). Turn right and follow Amherst Road (becomes Pelham Road after about 4 miles) for 7 miles to Amherst center. Follow signs to UMass.
  • From the South: From I-91 North, take Exit 19 in Northampton. From the exit ramp, turn right onto Route 9. Travel approximately 4.5 miles to Route 116 North (turn left at traffic lights). The UMass exit is 1 mile up.
  • From the West: From Route 2 East, follow to Greenfield/I-91 exit. Take I-91 South to Exit 25, Deerfield. At the end of the ramp turn left and follow the road to the intersection. Turn right onto Routes 5 & 10 South. Go 1 mile, then turn left onto Route 116 South. Follow for 8 miles to the UMass exit.
  • From I-90 (Mass Pike): Take Exit 4 (West Springfield). Follow I-91 North to Exit 19. From the exit ramp, turn right onto Route 9. Travel approximately 4.5 miles to Route 116 North (turn left at traffic lights). The UMass exit is 1 mile up.
Overnight Accommodations
Overnight accommodations are available to Spring NEARC Conference participants at Hotel UMass for $135/night plus tax. To make a reservation, call Hotel UMass at 877-822-2110 and mention the Northeast Arc Users Group (NEARC) Spring Conference. Reservations must be made by April 8, 2016 to take advantage of the group rate.
  • Check in: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check out: 11:00 a.m.
Sponsorship Opportunities
We are offering a limited number of sponsorship opportunities for the Spring NEARC meeting. This meeting is a one day “unplugged” version of our fall annual conference. The spring meeting now attracts over 200 GIS Users. Sponsors will receive special recognition through a variety of channels as described in the Sponsor Brochure. Contact Cindy Delaney with questions. cindy@delaneymeetingevent.com.
Thank you to the following sponsors for their generous support of the Spring NEARC 2016

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