MAPPS Summer Conference Highlights Business Opportunities and Innovative Financing Ideas
An anticipated highlight of the conference is a session titled, “Brother Can You Spare Me a Dime? An Innovative Idea for Financing Government Geospatial Data Activities.” The session will be led by the MAPPS board of directors, including Jeff Lovin, Woolpert, Inc.; Dick McDonalrd, T3 Global Strategies; Bob Hickey, Photo Science; Mike Tully, Aerial Services Inc.; Eric Andelin, Woolpert Inc.; Brant Howard, CompassData Inc.; Craig Moldander, Surdex Corp.; Scott Perkins, Wilson & Co.; and Mark Safran, BAE Systems.
Other topics that will be addressed at the conference include cloud computing, university cooperation, GIS, UAVs, data verification and validation, the need for immersive LiDAR standards, the Broadband Mapping Program, and strategic planning.
To view a full conference schedule or to register for the conference, visit the MAPPS website.