The mission of the AAG GISS Specialty Group is as follows:
- Promote the exchange of ideas and information relating to GIS.
- Promote GIS research.
- Improve the understanding of the proper application of GIS procedures.
Develop materials and promote activities needed to improve the teaching of GIS concepts.
- Promote and coordinate activities and directions with other professional organizations involved with GIS.
- Pursue charitable, educational, religious, or scientific purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.