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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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Self-employment in GIS

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 9:05am

Self-employment in the GIS industry may seem daunting, but a recent MapScaping podcast with Kurt Menke, founder of Birds Eye View GIS, discusses how to build your own business.


Mapping Crops: Filling in Data Gaps with Landsat Archives

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 8:48am

A recent study analyzed twenty years of Landsat data to look at corn and soybean crops across the US Midwest from 1998-2018.


Access to data - making room for unexpected contributors

Monday, April 26, 2021 - 11:24am

Podcast discussing how we should have a mindset to support unrestricted access to data.


Mapping Schools with Artificial Intelligence

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 9:32am

There are initiatives that are focused on using artificial intelligence (AI) methods to tackle pressing global problems. One of these is getting as many children on the planet to be in school. In a recent project using Google and open source tools, researchers are using AI to map schools in countries where many schools are undocumented so as to connect children with schools.


The Past, Present, and Future of GNSS

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 12:28pm

The Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) has emerged as the standard navigation system that provides global positioning for devices we use every day.



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