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National Surveying, Mapping & Geospatial Conference

March 14, 2016By

The second annual National Surveying, Mapping, and Geospatial Conference, hosted by MAPPS and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS), will be held March 14–18 at the Hilton Hotel in Arlington, Va. This year’s joint conference will bring together professionals in the surveying, mapping and geospatial field to discuss public policy, business, professional practice and new technology. Providing a forum... read more

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MAPPS presents excellence awards, bestows highest honor to Teledyne Optech

February 5, 2016By
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Teledyne Optech‘s ALTM Titan lidar sensor earned the 2015 Grand Award in the ninth annual MAPPS Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards, MAPPS recently announced in a news release. The awards ceremony was held Feb. 2 at the Green Valley Ranch in Henderson, Nev. Teledyne was also presented with an award in the Technology Innovation category. The company said in a news release that... read more

MAPPS Selected for FAA Registration Task Force

October 23, 2015By

MAPPS has accepted an invitation from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to be a member of the UAS Registration Task Force (RTF) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC). MAPPS is a national association of private-sector firms in the surveying, spatial data and geographic information systems field in the United States and a leader on the use of unmanned aircraft systems in the geospatial... read more

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MAPPS Offers Guidelines on Privacy and Geospatial Data

October 1, 2015By

MAPPS, the national association of private-sector geospatial firms, released a Best Practices Guideline for firms’ handling of geospatial data to protect individual citizen privacy. In an effort to establish best practices, principles and a self-regulatory framework for its member firms, a MAPPS task force led by MAPPS President Susan Marlow (Stantec, Nashville, Tenn.) drafted the guideline. The guideline was developed in... read more

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MAPPS Announces 2015 Geospatial Excellence Awards Competition

August 10, 2015By

MAPPS, the association of private sector geospatial firms, is accepting entries for the 9th Annual MAPPS Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards. The Excellence Awards exemplify the professionalism, value, integrity and achievement of MAPPS member firms as demonstrated over the previous year. A panel of five judges will evaluate the submitted projects from eight categories. airborne and satellite data acquisition; photogrammetry/elevation... read more

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Collaboration: The Map to the Future

April 13, 2015By

MAPPS and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) will jointly host a national surveying, mapping and geospatial conference, Collaboration: The Map to the Future, April 13-16 at the Hilton Hotel in Crystal City Arlington, Va. The conference will bring together associations, professional societies, companies and government agencies in the surveying, mapping and geospatial fields. It will focus on bridging the... read more

FAA Unmanned Aircraft Manager to Speak at MAPPS Conference

April 3, 2015By

Jim Williams, manager for the Federal Aviation Administration’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) office, will be the keynote speaker at the MAPPS National Surveying, Mapping and Geospatial Conference, scheduled for April 13-16 in Crystal City (Arlington),Va. Williams will speak at a luncheon on April 14. He’ll address the recently published notice of proposed rulemaking issued by his office in FAA, including regulations and... read more

MAPPS and NSPS Announce 2015 Conference General Sessions

March 27, 2015By

MAPPS and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) have announced a program of general sessions for their joint surveying, mapping and geospatial conference, Collaboration: The Map to the Future, to be held April 13-16 at the Hilton Hotel in Crystal City Arlington, Va. “These sessions will provide attendees and members perspectives on some of the major issues facing the... read more

POB Magazine to Present Top 100 Project at MAPPS/NSPS Conference

March 24, 2015By

POB (Point of Beginning) magazine is conducting a surveying and mapping market study that will rank the top 100 companies based on total geospatial revenue for 2014. Michael Anderson, editor of POB, will be presenting the “POB Top 100″ project at MAPPS and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) national surveying, mapping and geospatial conference, Collaboration: The Map of... read more

Trimble’s Southard Elected to MAPPS Board

March 20, 2015By

MAPPS, an association of private-sector geospatial firms, has elected George Southard of Trimble Navigation Limited to the MAPPS Board of Directors, representing the association’s associate members. At its winter conference in January, the MAPPS membership approved a change to the association’s bylaws to create a non-voting, ex officio seat on the board, to be elected by and from associate member firms. Southard... read more

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