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3DEP Stakeholders Meeting Latest Addition to National Conference

National Surveying, Mapping and Geospatial Conference continues to gain support and momentum

The United States Geological Survey will hold a stakeholders meeting for the exciting 3D Elevation Program during the National Surveying, Mapping and Geospatial Conference, to be held April 13-16 at the Hilton Hotel in Crystal City, Va.

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Trimble’s George Southard Joins MAPPS Board of Directors

Longtime association participant is the first person elected to board's newly-created associate members’ seat

At the Winter Conference in January, MAPPS membership approved a change to the association’s bylaws to create a non-voting, ex officio board seat, to be elected by and from associate member firms.

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Sign Up For April's Geospatial Event, NOAA Urges Sector

National Geodetic Survey’s Geospatial Summit will be part of National Surveying, Mapping and Geospatial Conference
The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration has announced that registration is now open for the National Geodetic Survey’s Geospatial Summit, to be held April 13-14.

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MAPPS Supports Proposed FAA Rules for Small UAS Use

Association has worked closely with federal agency to serve aerial surveying needs, says Palatiello

“The proposed rules issued by the FAA for the commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems will provide considerable potential business applications for member firms in the aerial survey profession,” says John Palatiello, executive director of MAPPS.

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New ASPRS Director Looks Forward

Dr. Michael Hauck has taken the reins at the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS). Hauck became the fourth executive director in the 47-year history of ASPRS when he replaced James Plasker, who retired on Jan. 10.

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HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.


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