Few surveyors have likely given much thought to the Geomatics Industry Association of America (GIAA). After all, it’s primarily a manufacturers’ association with the express purpose of “addressing issues related to marketing and statistical information.” How does such an association benefit surveying and mapping professionals?



Few surveyors have likely given much thought to the Geomatics Industry Association of America (GIAA). Perhaps you’ve noticed the association name on articles such as POB’s “GIAA Mailbag,” or maybe you’ve attended a GIAA-sponsored seminar on surveying technology at an ACSM conference, but the association itself probably hasn’t seemed that important. After all, it’s primarily a manufacturers’ association with the express purpose of “addressing issues related to marketing and statistical information.” How does such an association benefit surveying and mapping professionals? Go here to read the rest of this blog post.