Save the date for Spring 2015 “Spotlight Event” in Eau Claire

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and ASPRS Western Great Lakes Region are co-hosting a “geospatial confluence” of GIS, remote sensing, and photogrammetric professionals on Friday, April 17th on the UWEC campus. Details of the full-day (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) event are forthcoming.  Visit the UW-Eau Claire Department of Geography and Anthropology Website for more information as it becomes available.

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Small UAV Coalition Launched to Advance the Commercial Use of UAVs

On October 1st, several technology companies formally announced the formation of the Small UAV Coalition to help pave the way for  commercial, philanthropic, and civil use of small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in the United States and abroad. Chief among the organization’s goals is to advance a regulatory environment that will support safe, reliable, and timely operation of small UAVs. Founding members of the Small UAV Coalition are (in alphabetical order): 3DR, Aerialtronics, Airware, Amazon Prime Air, DJI Innovations, Google[x]’s Project Wing, GoPro, and Parrot. The Coalition is supported by a team of experienced attorneys at  Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. […]

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Applied LiDAR Analysis for Forest Inventory and Assessment Workshop

The Sustainable Forests Education Cooperative at the University of Minnesota is hosting a two-day LIDAR workshop at the Cloquet Forestry Center on October 14-15, 2014.

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WGL golfers descend on River Falls

Thanks to everyone who attended the annual ASPRS Western Great Lakes golf outing at the Kilkarney Hills Golf Club in River Falls, WI!

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ASPRS Dakotas-Minnesota Interstate Technical Meeting

The ASPRS Western Great Lakes and Heartland Regions cordially invite you to “CornView 2014.” All are welcome at this gathering of geospatial professionals where we will hear presentations on the latest trends in remote sensing, camera systems, LiDAR, and more.

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