1. To expand the Geo Tools community practices to community engagement and knowledge sharing
  2. To identify the ways to measure a “successful high-quality implementation” of Geo Tools and why it is important to visualize data with geo tools.
  3. To understand the ways in which Geo Tools outputs can be used to positively impact the quality of data visualizations
  4. Reinforce or introduce your company’s presence to GIS professionals who drive the adoption of technology within their organizations.
  5. Cultivate new and existing customer relationships face-to-face…still the most effective method for developing lasting business connections.
  6. Develop a business partner network with companies offering complementary products and services to expand your capabilities and reach.
  7. Participate in discussions that influence policy, technology trends, and the future of the GIS profession.