Developing the technical expertise of GIS & Remote Sensing in the Pacific

The Pacific GIS and Remote Sensing Council is pleased to announce the 2023 User Conference under the theme
“Improving Resilience in the Pacific Islands Through
GIS and Remote Sensing”.

Save the dates :

  • Registration open soon
  • Abstract submissions deadline: 31 August 2023

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Why should you create an account on PGRSC website?
The new PGRSC website proposes to our visitors the possibility to create an account. Why should you create an account on our website? …
Pacific Geospatial Services, LLC. (PacGeoS) is now a member of the Pacific GIS and Remote Sensing Council (PGRSC).
PacGeoS is a minority and woman owned small business, owned and operated in Hawaiʻi. PacGeoS focuses on projects throughout Hawaiʻi and the Pacific …
The Hawaiʻi Geographic Information Coordinating Council (HIGICC) is now a member of the Pacific GIS and Remote Sensing Council (PGRSC).
HIGICC is a private non-profit 501(c)(3) organization consisting of members of Hawai'i's geospatial community. Our goal is to provide coordination of geospatial activities …


PGRSC is a Council established in March 2018 by – From left to right – (L-R) Rajendra Singh, Wolf Forstreuter, Hon. Minister Koya, Malakai Finau and Russell Howorth. Based on a history of more than 30 years, PGRSC brings together professionals, students, researchers and experts in the fields of GIS and Remote Sensing in the Pacific.


The University of the South Pacific and the Fiji Lands Department jointly held the first two day National GIS Conference in 1998. This later became the Pacific Islands GIS & RS User
in 2004 to cater to the growing interest in the Pacific region.

Today, the conference is the largest GIS and RS Conference in the Pacific with over 300 attendees from far reaches of the globe.



Today, PGRSC community groups more than 100 individual members, leading industry companies, Research Centers, international institutions and NGOs that represent the whole GIS and Remote Sensing Community. PGRSC is an ever growing community who shares the same values of collaboration, excellence, humility, respect, caring and inclusion.

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