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 DIVISION MEETING
Conference Call for ASPRS Members
Date: March 7th, 2014
Time: 10:00 am MST
• Introductions of all the attendees. (Max 10 min)
• Progress Report of the 2014 Plan.
• Monthly Online Seminars. – Update
Contact an ASPRS officer for dial-in and passcode information
Women Techmakers: Google Boulder
International Women’s Day
Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM (MST)
2600 Pearl St., Boulder, CO
Google strives to cultivate a wholly inclusive workplace around the globe. A key component of that vision is empowering women to pursue their dreams and build tools that change the world. We believe that when organizations create the right environments, programs, and policies, women in technology can thrive.
That’s why, in conjunction with International Women’s Day on March 8th, Google is partnering with Women Techmakers to launch a series of global events geared towards increasing visibility, community, and resources for technical women in our industry.
If you’re interested, please see the details below and register at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/women-techmakers-google-boulder-registration-10591267767
We’re excited to be hosting one of these local events right here in Boulder — and we hope you will join us! The event will include a keynote talk, panel discussions with female technology leaders, networking opportunities, and more. In true Google fashion, there will be plenty of food and giveaways.
8:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15 am Welcome, introduction Rob Judd (Google)
9:15 – 10:15 am Keynote address Sherisse Hawkins (Beneath the Ink)
10:15 – 10:30 am Break
10:30 am – noon Panel discussion
“Engineering the Future” Aileen Pierce (CU), Anne Gatchell (Gnip)
Becky Buis (DORA), Kelly McDuffie (Google), Jessica Fitch (Google)
noon – 2pm Lunch, networking
The Geospatial Centroid and the Colorado Geographic Alliance (COGA) present the “Night with a Geographer” series at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery! The series continues on Thursday evening, March 13th, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. You are invited to experience the OtterBox Digital Dome while professional geographers share their insights and observations about critical issues of our time from a geographic perspective. Light refreshments will be served.
Thursday, March 13
“Place and Identity: How We Define Ourselves”
Phil Klein, Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado
Wednesday, April 2
“Natural Disasters Know No Boundaries”
Melinda Laituri, Ph.D., Colorado State University
Seating is limited, registration required.
Tickets are $7; museum members, $5.
Educators and COGA members are free thanks to the sponsorship of COGA!
Register here or by calling the museum at 970.221.6738.
updated Mar. 5)