2022 AGIC Education and Training Symposium

Save the Date! The 2022 Education and Training Symposium is scheduled for August 30th through September 2nd and will be an in-person event in Prescott.  

Check the AGIC website, AGIC Listserv, or follow-us on social media to get symposium updates, including when registration is open.

Until then, be sure to visit the new AGIC YouTube channel to view recordings of the 2021 Symposium.


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GIS News

Drone operators challenge surveyors’ turf in mapping dispute

Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 10:34am

The challenge goes both ways: Surveyors would need Federal Aviation Administration approval to professionally fly drones, and drone operators would need to pass state licensing exams to produce legal surveys. Neither side wants to take on the training and expenses.


The Changing Nature of GIS

Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 10:22am

With geospatial information becoming more and more ubiquitous, what is the future of GIS as a term—and as a profession?


Open Geospatial Standards

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 9:13am

The creation of geospatial standards is critical for sharing data among different technologies and industries.


Last-Mile Problem: Achieve Pinpoint Accuracy With Hyperlocal Maps

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 9:10am

Curated points-of-interest of a hyperlocal mapping and routing solution enable enterprises to lower cancellations and achieve higher map accuracy.


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.



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