2021 AGIC Education and Training Symposium

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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.

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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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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.

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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?

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Open Geospatial Standards

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 9:13am

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

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