2018 GSA North-Central Section- 52nd Annual Meeting

GSA Section Meetings The 52nd Annual Meeting of GSA’s North-Central Section returns to the location of its 30th Annual Meeting at the Iowa State University Conference Center in the Scheman Building, located on the campus of Iowa State University, in Ames, Iowa, USA. As a premiere university-based convention and meeting location, Ames is centrally located in America’s Heartland. Known for one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Iowa State University is easy to navigate, and the Conference Center offers easy access to community and campus amenities. Whether you’re looking for unique dining options or distinctive shopping experiences, you’ll […]

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ASPRS Western Great Lakes Region Call for Nominations 2018

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 Kirk Contrucci kmcontrucci@gmail.com or Brandon Krumwiede brandon.krumwiede@noaa.gov on or before Wednesday, December 27, 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 […]

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Give To The Max – WGL ASPRS

If you are interested in supporting the WGL-ASPRS through Give To The Max – Below is the link Give To The Max

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2018 Annual Meeting Registration Is Now Open

The 2018 Western Great Lakes  Annual Dinner’s registration is now open.  Click here to register! American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing         Western Great Lakes      Annual Dinner Thursday, February 1, 2018 Machine Shed Restaurant Lake Elmo, MN Who:  The MN & WI Geospatial Imaging Community – members and non-members What: The 2018 ASPRS Western Great Lakes [MN/WI Area] Annual Dinner Thursday, February 1, 2018: 5pm – 9pm Where:  Machine Shed – Windmill Room across the hallway from the bar http://www.machineshed.com/lake-elmo/ 8515 Hudson Boulevard Lake Elmo, MN  55042 (651) 735- 7436 Dress Code:  casual Family Style Dinner:  Tossed Salad, Smoked Chicken, Stuffed Pork Loin, Vegetables, […]

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Remembering Frederick (Fred) John Halfen

Please join the WGL ASPRS family in remembering Frederick John Halfen.  We were fortunate to have Fred as a long time member and President of the WGL ASPRS chapter. Frederick John Halfen Obituary  

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September 21, 2017 – Binational Great Lakes Forestry Remote Sensing Workshop

Date Thursday September 21, 2017 (9:00am-4:00pm) Registration for the Workshop Sign Up Location The U of MN Cloquet Forestry Center is located just west of the Cloquet Airport. University of Minnesota, Cloquet Forestry Center Auditorium 175 University Road, Cloquet, MN 55720 Phone: 218-726-6400 https://cfc.cfans.umn.edu Online participation via Adobe Connect – https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/na-spfo/ Objectives This workshop is to display and demonstrate new remote sensing technologies for forest habitat resource management. This is part of the ongoing ‘Spotlight Series’ on remote sensing technologies held by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) though out the Western Great Lakes area.  This workshop is […]

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September 20, 2017 – Binational Great Lakes Remote Sensing/ St. Louis River Estuary Tour

2017 Binational Great Lakes Remote Sensing Collaborative Wetlands and Forests Workshops Act Locally – Think Globally St. Louis River Estuary TOUR Date Wednesday afternoon, September 20, 2017 Registration Cost for Lunch and Train Ride $17 To order via WGL-ASPRS PayPal Account or ‘Credit Card’ Lunch Option Cold turkeyCajun FinnFuzzy BunnyD-Luxx Registration Deadline is September 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm CST Objective This tour is part of the ongoing Spotlight Series held by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) – Western Great Lakes Region to promote remote sensing technologies.  This tour is part of a Great Lakes Remote […]

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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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