The North American Cartographic Information Society, founded in 1980, is an organization comprised of specialists from private, academic, and government organizations whose common interest lies in facilitating communication in the map information community.
What are NACIS' Objectives?
To improve communication, coordination and cooperation among the producers, disseminators, curators, and users of cartographic information
To support and coordinate activities with other professional organizations and institutions involved with cartographic information
To improve the use of cartographic materials through education and to promote graphicacy
To promote and coordinate the acquisition, preservation, and automated retrieval of all types of cartographic material
To influence government policy on cartographic information