People going places, businesses being acquired, degrees offered and awards given in the surveying and mapping industry.

ASPRS, The Imaging and Geospatial Information Society, Bethesda, Md., installed new officers at its annual conference and exhibition in April. George F. Hepnerreplaced Alan Mikuni as president,Donald T. Lauerwas elected as ASPRS vice president andTerrence J. Keatingassumed the position of president-elect. The ASPRS Fellow Award winners were Robert H. Brock Jr.andRoger E. Crystal. The Fellow designation is for active society members who have advanced the use of mapping sciences.

The James W. Sewall Company, Old Town, Maine, announced the addition of Ralf Platte to strengthen the corporate market for GIS consulting and mapping services in the northeast region.

Analytical Surveys Inc., Indianapolis, Ind., appointed Allen Richard as regional director of sales. Richard’s responsibilities include leading ASI’s market development and sales management, focusing on the utilities and telecommunications markets in southeastern United States, and identifying opportunities for ASI’s enterprise offerings.

EarthData International, Gaithersburg, Md., named David P. White director of production. His job duties are to increase production efficiency and streamline processes.

Wind2 Software Inc., Fort Collins, Colo., acquired Infomax Corporation, Portland, Ore. Through the acquisition, Wind2 Software gained Infomax’s A/E Award, a customer relationship management and marketing automation system. Wind2 retained all employees of Infomax as well as its Portland, Ore., office.

Mayo Technical College, Paintsville, Ky., received approval from the Council on Occupational Education to offer an Associate of Applied Science Degree in surveying and mapping technology. The program is four semesters long and consists of 65 credit hours. It is scheduled to begin in August 2001.

ADW Software, Belgium, opened Pythagoras Software Inc., N.H., in North America. Pythagoras sells and promotes in the United States and Canada and concentrates on networking dealers in the United States.

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