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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MAGIC 2014

MAGIC 2014 was held April 27 - May 1 in Kansas City, MO. 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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Thank you to the 2014 sponsors!

2014 Symposium Information

April 27 - May 1, 2014
Kansas City, Missouri

Congratulations to the MAGIC 2014 Award Winners more »
MAGIC 2016
Will be April 24 - 28, 2016 at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, KS.


December 2014
» 2016 MAGIC Grant Deadline Extended to Dec 19

October 2014
» 2016 MAGIC Grant Opportunities Now Available!

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