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GeoTech Center Announces Completion of Update to the Geospatial Technology Competency Model (GTCM)

Thursday, October 23rd 2014

October 22, 2014  - The National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence, GeoTech, announces the completion of the update to the Geospatial Technology Competency Model (GTCM) for the US Department of Labor. This nine month long process looked at more than 300 competencies for the geospatial...

USGIF Hires Credentialing Manager to Lead Professionalization of GEOINT Tradecraft

Thursday, October 23rd 2014

October 22, 2014 - Professional certification and the larger umbrella of credentialing is gaining traction in theGEOINT Community. Though professional certifications and designations have been around for some time in related fields such as GIS and remote sensing, a larger credentialing effort for...

GITA Offers New Professional Development Opportunities

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014

The GITA Board of Directors is exceptionally pleased to announce the following NEW and additional professional development opportunities for its members: Under the auspices of the United Nations, GITA’s GECCo program will be used during an upcoming disaster preparedness and response workshop...

Griner and Schmitz Inc. Partners with GeoLearn

Tuesday, October 21st 2014

Distributor of surveying & geospatial instruments and software in Kansas City, Missouri chooses online education company for product training and human resource development   - Kansas City, MO- GeoLearn is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Griner & Schmitz, Inc. to provide...

Fostering geospatial discovery and innovation through a national CyberGIS facility

Friday, October 17th 2014

CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies receives a Major Research Instrumentation grant from the National Science Foundation The earth and environment are facing a changing climate and the accelerated degradation of natural resources, issues that create a host of societal...

Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors Launches Online Learning Portal

Thursday, October 16th 2014

Professional Association for Land Surveying Professionals Chooses Online Education Company for Delivering Continuing Education Via the Internet With GeoLearn's abilities, MSPS can provide more options to its members who seek continuing education opportunities. By accessing the online learning...

GIS Professionals Play Key Role Managing World’s Water Resources

Tuesday, October 14th 2014

– GIS Helps Monitor Water Resources and Usage Patterns – Water scarcity is a serious issue with nearly 1.2 billion people, approximately one-fifth of the world’s population living in areas where water is insufficient, according to the United States Department of Economic and Social Affairs...

New England NEURISA Announces Keynote for NEURISA Day 2014

Friday, October 3rd 2014

October 2, 2014 — Today, NEURISA announced that Greg Babinski, GISP, Finance & Marketing Manager, King County GIS Center in Seattle, WA will be the Keynote speaker for NEURISA Day 2014 being held on November 3, 2014 at Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge Massachusetts. Mr. Babinski is a highly...

USGIF Announces 2014 Scholarship Recipients

Thursday, October 2nd 2014

USGIF presented scholarships to 22 students as part of its 2014 USGIF Scholarship Program. The program furthers the advancement of the GEOINT tradecraft by granting scholarship awards to promising students pursuing a degree in the geospatial sciences or a related field. In total, USGIF has...

EPPS Hires Geospatial Information Sciences, Economics Experts

Tuesday, September 30th 2014

The School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS) at UT Dallas hired three tenure and tenure-track faculty members this fall.  The recent hires join the geospatial information sciences and economics programs. The school has 61 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, with an additional...

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