2022 AGIC Education and Training Symposium

AGIC Symposium Registration is Now Open!!!

Register now for the 2022 Education and Training Symposium.  The event will be in-person at the Prescott Resort and Conference Center from August 30th through September 2nd.

Maps & Apps Contest Is Also Open!!!

Share your great work with the Arizona GIS community by entering the 2022 AGIC Maps & Apps Contest!  Submit your entry at the Maps & Apps website by August 19th.

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Check the AGIC Symposium Website, the AGIC website, AGIC Listserv, or follow-us on social media to get symposium updates, including agenda updates.

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


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GIS News

Autonomous UAVs and Geospatial Data

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 1:31pm

Increasingly, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are performing tasks with minimal human intervention, using deep learning and a variety of navigation and sensor data to determine where to fly. As UAVs become more autonomous, we can envision a world where perhaps most UAVs will need no instruction or assistance from human efforts.


Maps can help tell the story of our changing world

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 1:26pm

Maps are not just informative, they are empowering. During periods of great change and volatility, they can help provide perspective. Yet maps are not necessarily fixed: They need renewing. As Albert Einstein said, “you can’t use old maps to explore a new world.”


Deepfake Satellite Imagery

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 1:25pm

In areas related to satellite imagery, deepfake imagery is becoming a problem for individuals and organizations alike.


We need more women in tech careers

Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 10:43am

We need more women in tech careers. And no, it’s not just a pipeline problem "It’s a career challenge to solve," writes GIS pro Eva Reid. Here's her call to not only encourage girls' interest in STEM, but to make tech communities more welcoming to them once they've earned STEM degrees.


Drone operators challenge surveyors turf in mapping dispute

Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 10:37am

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.



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