The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, founded in 1934, is a scientific association serving over 7,000 professional members around the world. Our mission is to advance knowledge and improve understanding of mapping sciences to promote the responsible applications of photogrammetry, remote sensing, GIS, and supporting geotechnologies. ASPRS members work as analysts, specialists, educators, engineers, managers, administrators, product developers, operators, technicians, marketers, scientists and researchers in the fields of Aerospace, Agriculture, Archeology, Biology, Cartography, Defense, Development, Ecology, Environment, Forestry, Geodesy, Geography, Geology, Homeland Security, Hydrology, Land Appraisal, Medicine, Real Estate, Transportation, Urban Planning and Water Resources. The Rocky Mountain Region serves ASPRS members in Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico.
GIS in the Rockies Pre-Conference Workshop:
UAS and GIS Ground School plus Hands-On UAV Flying and Data Collection
Date: September 21-22, 2015
Time: September 21: 10:00AM-1:00PM,
September 22: 9:00AM-2:00PM
11001 West 120th Ave
Broomfield, CO, 80021
Primary Instructor: Joe Falconer, CEO, Aerial Data Systems
Primary Instructor E-mail: email@example.com
Co-Instructor: Steve Hick, GIS Director, University of Denver
Co-Instructor E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ground school and hands-on UAV flying and data collection. UAS has been prolific in the news and is extremely relevant to the GIS professional. Big industry is lining up to do business in this market space, to name a few: Esri, Leica, Trimble, USGS, USDA, BLM, CU, DU more. To be ready for the future and to take advantage of these technological breakthroughs, it is paramount that we all operate legally, safely and respect the national airspace system (NAS).
Some of the Topics Covered:
Join us September 23 & 24 in Denver for the 28th annual GIS IN THE ROCKIES Conference.
GIS in the Rockies returns to The Cable Center in Denver in 2015, offering outstanding presentations, networking, exhibitors, job fair, social events, UAV content, and an outstanding array of pre-conference professional workshops (details below).
GIS in the Rockies 2015 highlights include:
– 2 GREAT KEYNOTES:
– Steve Coast, founder of OpenStreetMap – a user created map of the world emphasizing local knowledge.
– Dr. Melinda Laituri, Professor of Geography, Colorado State University Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability.
– ONSITE JOB FAIR – including resume review, mock interviews, etc.
– UAV TRACK (hosted by ASPRS-RMR) & 2 day Pre-Conference UAV-GIS Workshop
– OUTSTANDING CONFERENCE SOCIAL EVENT – World Renowned GIS itR Geo Quiz, networking, etc.
– PRE-CONFERENCE PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS – Stay on top of ever-changing technology with a full slate of pre-conference workshops September 21 & 22:
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. is a full-service natural resources consulting firm, with expertise in environmental services, forestry and geographic information systems (GIS). They currently have two job openings in Fort Collins, Colorado.
REMOTE SENSING/ GIS ANALYST- Level I (Associate)
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REMOTE SENSING/ GIS ANALYST- Level III (Senior)
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