SoCal URISA is an official chapter of the International Urban and Regional Information Systems Association. International URISA is a non-profit association of information technology professionals with specific emphasis on applications in state and local government. URISA is also the premier organization for the use and integration of spatial information technology to improve the quality of life in urban and regional environments. The SoCal Chapter has been an active part of URISA since 1990. Our Chapter service area includes the counties of: Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura. The Chapter holds local meetings throughout the year and regularly hosts URISA Certified Workshops that are free to members.