2017 Annual ASPRS – Western Great Lakes Golf Outing and Social

Mark your calendars for our annual golf outing on Friday September 8th at the Kilkarney Hills Golf Club in River Falls, WI!  Tee times begin at 12:00 noon, with the social hour, dinner and prizes to follow at 5:00 p.m. The details: Cost for the event is $70 per person, which includes green fees, cart, dinner basket, welcome bag, and prizes. The number of golf participants is unlimited at this time, but first come first served for pre‐paid golfers if the course limits us in any way. Sign up individually or with 1‐3 others. We will attempt to play rain or shine pending […]

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Borealis Night of Excellence 2017 honors best and brightest of CFANS

The CFANS Alumni Society and CFANS Student Board co-hosted this special annual recognition event on Wednesday, April 19, in the North Star Ballroom of the St. Paul Student Center.The evening honored Alumni Society scholarship recipients, Mentor Program honorees, the recipients of the Student Board Awards and Alumni Society Awards, and the newly inaugurated members of the Borealis Circle. The memorable evening recognized incredible individuals for their service to the college and for their professional achievements. See the list of 2017 honorees, learn more about them, check out some photos from the event on Facebook and see a full collection of event photos here.

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MN GIS/LIS Consortium

  May 5 Deadline for All Presentation Types Coming Soon The deadline date for all types of presentations (lightening rounds, individual general topic or technical, panel discussion, product demos, poster display, and web map display) is fast approaching.  Abstract submissions are the foundation of the conference.  Please consider submitting one before the deadline date.  Abstracts cannot exceed 300 words and submission is online only.  Incomplete abstracts will not be accepted.  To submit an abstract, please visit the Consortium website and follow the instructions provided at www.mngislis.org/conference. Jane Mueller, Conference Chair Keynote Speakers at Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference We are excited to […]

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2017 Indiana GIS Conference

The 2017 Indiana GIS Conference is coming up.  The conference schedule and details are below if interested. CONFERENCE SCHEDULE OVERVIEW: Monday May 8th (Afternoon and Evening) Pre-Conference Events include a Hands-on GIS Workshop at Indiana University Library on Monday afternoon, plus a Bike Tour in the afternoon and Networking / Social event in the evening for our early arrivers (Click on the Yes link below to visit our Conference Registration web site for more details). Tuesday May 9th (All Day and Evening) Registration and Breakfast Welcome and Opening Session Morning Workshops (Hands-on and Classroom) Lunch & Sponsor Ignite Presentations Afternoon […]

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Pecora Symposium- Call For Abstracts

Open: March 1 – June 1, 2017  We cordially invite land remote sensing data users, researchers, applications scientists, producers, managers, and policy-makers to participate in this important symposium by submitting an abstract for a paper or poster.   For more information please go to http://pecora.asprs.org/call-for-abstracts/

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Please Vote: ASPRS Western Great Lakes Election

To All ASPRS Western Great Lakes Members:   The election for ASPRS Western Great Lakes 2017 officers is now open. Please submit your ballot by March 14, 2017:The Nominations Committee has selected a qualified slate of candidates for our open positions. Thank you for your continued membership in ASPRS. If you are a member of ASPRS Western Great Lakes, and are having any issues with the ballot, or have not recieved one, please contact Ben Leonard – bleonard@continentalmapping.com

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GEOSPATIAL CURLING AND NETWORKING EVENT

March 18 is the Geospatial Curling and Networking Event, brought to you by – MN GIS/LIS, ASPRS WGL & MSPS. For more information, please see-> 2017 Curling Networking Event Flier

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Upcoming University of Minnesota GIS Networking and Career Fair

The University of Minnesota GIS Networking and Career Fair is coming up on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.  For more information please click on the website below. https://sites.google.com/a/umn.edu/gisso/

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Closing Ceremony of the Optical Science Laboratory

The USGS cordially invites you to the closing ceremony of the Optical Science Laboratory. The event will be held at 1:00 on Thursday March 16, 2017 in the auditorium (room 1C111) at U.S. Geological Survey Headquarters at 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive in Reston, Virginia. This event will mark the closing of the Lab’s Analog Camera Calibration Operation which has been operating for well over 44 years in support of the aerial imagery industry. During its operation the lab has calibrated 3705 cameras and supported 200+ aerial companies to meet the performance and accuracy standards required of many U.S. Federal agencies, […]

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**Last Call** ASPRS Western Great Lakes Region Call for Nominations

The Western Great Lakes Region of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Board needs you! A couple Board positions are open and available to the membership. For those interested, please forward a letter of interest, along with a brief bio to the nominations committee co-chairs peter.jenkins@state.mn.us or mstrain@quantumspatial.com on or before Wednesday, February 8, 2017. State the position for which you are applying. It is acceptable to apply for multiple positions. You must be a current WGL-ASPRS member to be considered. Past and current office holders are eligible and encouraged to continue, and those that have not held a board position are also […]

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