The Arkansas GIS Users Forum is a non-profit organization of GIS professionals and citizens interest in geospatial technology. The Forum leadership provide an email distribution list, bi-annual conference, and Spring and Fall meetings full of useful information related to the geospatial industry. There is no fee to join the Forum.
Arkansas Geographic Information Systems Office (AGISO) is a State agency which acts as the functional arm of the State’s Geographic Information Systems Board. AGISO’s premier service is GeoStor, the state’s geographic information systems platform. The AGISO also coordinates data acquisition and collection efforts for digital ortho-photography, road and addressing layers, parcel layers and administrative boundaries.
The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST), located at the University of Arkansas, focuses on research, education, outreach, and applications in geomatics, including GIS, geospatial analysis and modeling, high density survey, enterprise spatial databases, remote sensing, digital photogrammetry, geospatial interoperability and other areas.
UALR GIS Application Labratory provides demographic, environmental, marketing and socioeconomic data through the development of geopolitical databases and applications. This facility assists businesses, governmental agencies and educational institutions in Arkansas with training, database resources and problem resolution. The UALR GIS Lab also serves as the Arkansas Census Data Center.