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Early Registration Deadline Extended for UAS Mapping 2014 Reno

Tuesday, August 26th 2014

The first technical UAS symposium sponsored by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is approaching (October 21-22)! The deadline for early registration has been extended to allow attendees just learning about this exciting event to take advantage of low registration...

The FOSS4Geo Academy Releases QGIS Online Training

Tuesday, August 26th 2014

The FOSS4Geo Academy announces the launch of its QGIS training courses beginning in September 2014. The five courses will be offered in limited-enrollment, instructor-led online format. The courses are designed to provide concise technical skills to anyone desiring to learn the practical...

INTERGEO Reports: “UAVs have come of age”

Tuesday, August 26th 2014

UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are taking over the surveying industry thanks to their ever-improving sensors and the fact that they are getting lighter and can therefore remain in the air for longer. They complete surveying and inspection tasks that would otherwise be difficult to tackle and do...

University of Illinois Announces Seventeen new CyberGIS Fellows to Promote cyberGIS Education

Thursday, August 21st 2014

August 18, 2014 - The National Science Foundation-supported CyberGIS Project has selected 13 projects led by 17 researchers across the United States for funding through its CyberGIS Fellows program, which supports the development of cyberGIS education materials and curricula. The CyberGIS Fellows...

Gamification of GIS Offers Career Boost for Geospatial Professionals

Tuesday, August 19th 2014

New GIS Career Pathways Open for Programming and Software Development Professionals – Gamification offers a career boost for geospatial professionals as the desire to create more realistic virtual worlds is requiring the application of geographic information systems (GIS). The gaming industry...

How Educators Can Access $2 Billion in K-12 Technology ConnectED Commitments

Monday, August 18th 2014

RSVP to SETDA's Back-to-School Webinar, September 11 at 2pm ET The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), the principal membership association representing U.S. state and territorial educational technology leaders, announced today it is accepting RSVPs to a free,...

Census PoP Quiz Mobile App Challenges Knowledge of State Statistics

Monday, August 18th 2014

Aug 13, 2014 - The U.S. Census Bureau today released Census PoP Quiz, a new interactive mobile application that challenges users' knowledge of demographic facts for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The new app, which draws from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, aims to...

Central Michigan University Maps Threatened Species with UAS

Thursday, August 7th 2014

Scientists may soon be spending shorter days out in the field collecting data thanks to a current study being conducted by Central Michigan University researchers. With a six-foot-long helicopter equipped with a hyperspectral camera, CMU geography experts are leading the way in advancing...

Check Out other Geo Events Around FOSS4G in Portland

Thursday, August 7th 2014

After you register [1] for FOSS4G and as you make your plans to join us in Portland, Oregon this September 8th - 13th, consider other exciting things you can do while in PDX... PostgreSQL Day Join the Portland Postgres Users Group [2] (PDXPUG) for PostgreSQL Day on September 6th, the...

Los Angeles Unified School District Improves Capacity Planning with InVision Software From PenBay Solutions

Wednesday, August 6th 2014

PenBay Solutions is delighted to be working with the Los Angeles Unified School District as InVision FM is deployed to help save time and money in their capacity planning pilot project. PenBay Solutions, the leading developer of GIS-based facility management and public safety software, has been...

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