MAGIC 2016

MAGIC 2016 will be held April 24 - 28 in Overland Park, KS. As the premier conference in the region, MAGIC promotes the advancement of GIS and geospatial technologies by focusing on today's key issues and challenges.
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What is MAGIC?

The MidAmerica GIS Consortium, Ltd. is a nonprofit educational organization established to foster the applications of geographic information systems (GIS) and related spatial technologies in the mid-continent region.
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Grants & Scholarships

As part of its mission of promoting the use of GIS in its member states, MAGIC has provided funding for numerous efforts over the past several years. Because there has been revenue generated from past conferences, and as a non-profit entity, the group feels that it must continue with this practice.
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A Special Thanks to our Premium Sponsors!

2016 Symposium Information

April 24 - 28, 2016
Overland Park, Kansas

That's right! WE'RE moving to Overland Park, KS! Why OPKS? We have more space, which means MANY more learning opportunities. The parking is...FREE and lots of it. Stay tuned...there's more to come!
Speak at MAGIC 2016!
Call for Presentations is now open!
» Presentation Submission Form
» Deadline is December 18, 2016
» Submit Questions to the Symposium Chair
NG9-1-1 Workshop
The next NG9-1-1 workshop will be Oct 29, 2015 in Oklahoma. Registration is open! View Info and Register for the Seminar


August 2015
MAGIC is sponsoring a Next Gen 911 Seminar in Oklahoma! Oct 29, 2015. View Info and Register for the Seminar

MAGIC 2016 Call for Presentations is now open! Deadline is December 18, 2015.

July 2015
Did you miss the Intro to GitHub Webinar? View the recording

May 2014
» 2014 MAGIC Presentations are now online!
» 2014 MAGIC Award Winners Announced

June 2013
» MAGIC's E911 and GIS Seminar was a success!!
Download the Workshop notes (PDF - 4.8MB)

What is MAGIC?

In addition to sponsoring the biennial MidAmerica GIS Symposium, the Consortium also sponsors important GIS projects around the region. Projects can be industry specific, such as emergency management, remote sensing and addressing, or they can be related to GIS policy, standards and architecture.

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"advancing mapping technologies in mid America"

MAGIC provides a focus for:
  • Establishing linkages between GIS users having similar application interests
  • Facilitating communication and data sharing across levels of government and between government, industry and academia
  • Promoting spatial data standards and land records modernization
  • Promoting collaboration and advancement of geospatial technologies