The Center for Geospatial Information Science (CGIS) at the University of Maryland is focused on supporting the development of next-generation geospatial information science. We aim to enrich undergraduate and graduate education, by pioneering innovative research capabilities using geospatial technologies. We especially welcome opportunities for collaboration. In the strong tradition of innovation and leadership at the University of Maryland, our efforts are directed towards a future-forward geospatial information science and computational approaches that can expand the reach of geospatial information and these important technologies.