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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2016 Annual ASPRS – Western Great Lakes Golf Outing and Social

Mark your calendars for our annual golf outing on Friday September 9th 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 […]

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RFI on Development of 2017 National Plan for Civil Earth Observations

On June 2, 2016, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) published a document in the Federal Register (81 FR 35398) requesting information on development of the 2017 National Plan for Civil Earth Observations. That document contained one error in an OSTP email address, and in one of the listed phone numbers. OSTP is therefore reissuing this document with the corrected information. On behalf of the U.S. Group on Earth Observations (USGEO), a Subcommittee of the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and Sustainability (CENRS), OSTP requests input from all interested parties […]

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UMGEOCON is less than a week away

Upper Midwest Geospatial Conference (UMGEOCON 2016) May 25-26, 2016 La Crosse, Wisconsin This is a first of its kind geospatial event, right here in the Upper Midwest. Several GIS organizations from across the region have come together to plan a GIS conference that spans borders and encourages collective learning. The GIS profession is rapidly changing.  Emerging trends, such as free and open data, along with new technologies that require an increased web presence, have created opportunities while introducing challenges to the GIS professional. UMGEOCON 2016 is an exciting opportunity to examine these issues while broadening your GIS knowledge and community. At […]

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Check Out the New ASPRS Website

This month, ASPRS launched it new website.  Below is the link. www.asprs.org

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