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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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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Save the Date for the 2017 UW-Madison Geospatial Summit

By Howard Veregin January 12, 2017 The 2017 UW-Madison Geospatial Summit will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The event will be at Gordon Dining and Event Center, 770 W. Dayton St. in Madison. Details of the 2017 Summit are currently being worked on, and we will provide more information as the date draws nearer. Last year, the Summit attracted almost 140 registrants from locations around the state. While primarily an academic conference, there is strong interest on the part of government agencies, private companies, non-profits, and the general public. As in the past, the 2017 Summit will feature […]

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2017 Annual Meeting Registration Is Now Open

The 2017 Western Great Lakes  Annual Dinner’s registration is now open.  Click here to register!

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Set your Calendars -2017 WGL Annual Dinner

The 2017 WGL Annual Dinner has been scheduled for Thursday February 2, 2017 at The Machine Shed restaurant in Lake Elmo, MN.  Joe Knight will be our speaker…Remote Sensing “Down Under” More details to come…

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Geospatial Day at the Science Museum of Minnesota

Trevor Host, UMN Student Chapter President hosting the ASPRS WGL Table during Geospatial Day at the Science Museum of Minnesota  

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New Geospatial Institutions Web Map

Check out the Geospatial Institutions Web Map provided by The Vanguard Cabinet

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Remote Sensing Regulations in the News

Remote Sensing Regulations Come Under Congressional Scrutiny – Eos Members of Congress and some industry experts raised concerns last week over policies governing the commercial remote sensing industry. Regulation of the industry is drawing congressional attention amid concerns that U.S. companies are facing increasing competition from foreign firms and may fall behind as innovators in an economic sector that the United States has led.  Click here to read more.

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26th Annual Conference and Workshops of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium

The 26th Annual Conference and Workshops of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium will be held October 26-28, 2016 at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center in Duluth, Minnesota. Workshops will be held Wednesday, October 26, with the conference following on Thursday and Friday. Highlights of the three-day event include: ns The Sessions Committee will select presentations to represent levels of expertise and a broad topic base. Selection will be based on the value of the proposed topic to the audience and the quality and clarity of the abstract. Are you new to speaking, or have an interesting short topic? Try the Lightning round […]

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