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The 2024 AGIC Education and Training Symposium will be held in Prescott, Arizona at the Prescott Resort and Conference Center on August 27 - August 30, 2024.  Registration is now open, with early bird registration rates available until July 26th.  Visit the symposium website for registration details and other information.



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Deb Haaland Confronts the History of the Federal Agency She Leads

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 9:26am

As the first Native American Cabinet member, the Secretary of the Interior has made it part of her job to address the travesties of the past.


Geospatial Program Helps Millions Get Post Disaster Aid Sooner

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 9:23am

The Civil Air Patrol and FEMA are using publicly available imagery and artificial intelligence technology to assess damaged or destroyed structures during emergencies.


What is PostGIS?

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 - 10:55am

PostGIS is an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) compliant software used as a spatial database extender for PostgreSQL, which is a form of object-relational database. While PostGIS is free and open source, it is used in both commercial (e.g., ArcGIS) and open source GIS software (e.g., QGIS).


5 Ways GIS Users Can Expand Their Geospatial Skills

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 - 10:55am

Whether you are new to the field of GIS or a decades-long veteran, continuously working to improve your geospatial skills should be a lifelong pursuit. Listed here are five practical strategies that GIS users can adopt to further develop their capabilities and grow with the geospatial industry.


Revisions to the ASPRS Positional Accuracy Standards for Geospatial Data 2024 Seeking Public Comments

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 - 10:53am

The American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is revising the ASPRS Positional Accuracy Standards for Digital Geospatial Data for publication as v2 of the 2nd Edition and we are seeking public opinion on the proposed changes. Revising the standard is an important and necessary process, as technologies and practices are evolving. The updating of these standards will impact geospatial capabilities and all who benefit from these services worldwide for years to come, so please participate in this historical event that only comes every 20 years by reviewing the draft and providing feedback.



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