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The Business of MAPPS: State Mapps

By Nick Palatiello
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While MAPPS has been active at the national/federal level throughout its 30-year history, state-level activities demanding the policy attention of the member firms of MAPPS have increased in recent years.
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The Business of MAPPS: The Broad View

By John Palatiello
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H.R. 4233, the Map It Once, Use It Many Times Act, is a bill before Congress that would restore the USGS to its position as the pre-eminent civil federal mapping agency. 
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The Business of MAPPS: president's perspective

By Richard (Dick) W. McDonald, PLS, CP
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Over the past several years, MAPPS has carried out an awareness campaign on the use of the term “profession.” We believe individuals involved in surveying, mapping and other geospatial services are part of a profession, rather than “industry.” But what distinguishes an individual as a professional?
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MAPPS Announces New State Chapter in Georgia

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MAPPS has announced the formation of its third state chapter with the establishment of GA-MAPPS in Georgia.
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Editor's Points: Mapping Your Future

By Christine Grahl
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On May 3, 2012, a Congressional oversight field hearing was held in Colorado Springs, Colo., to address problems and solutions regarding the federal government’s geospatial activities.
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MAPPS Federal Programs Conference Opens

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The annual MAPPS Federal Programs Conference opens today in Washington D.C., featuring presentations by Federal agencies, the Obama Administration, members of Congress and visits to the U.S. House and Senate by MAPPS members.
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Hoover Dam Bypass Named 2012 Outstanding Civil Engineering Project

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At nearly 900 feet above the Colorado River and 1,900 feet long, the Hoover Dam Bypass helps to protect the security of the Dam by removing through traffic from US 93, reducing the vulnerability to a terrorist attack and also protect the most sustainable source of electricity and a scarce water supply for the entire Southwest.
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NCEES Approves Amendment to Credentials Evaluations Policy

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The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) board of directors recently approved an amendment to the policy that governs the NCEES Engineering Standard to expand access to its credentials evaluations service.
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Nick Palatiello Promoted to Vice President of External Affairs for MAPPS

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John M. Palatiello & Associates, Inc. (JMP&A), the association management firm for MAPPS, has promoted Nick Palatiello from marketing communications manager to vice president for External Affairs.
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URISA's GISCorps Recognized for Volunteer Service

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URISA’s GISCorps was recently honored with a 2012 President’s Volunteer Service Award on behalf of the President of the United States for ‘making a difference through volunteer service’.
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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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In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

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