Wednesday, 16 February 2011

National Geospatial Technology Skills Competition

The GeoTech Center is delighted to announce the National Geospatial Technology Skills Competition for students. Their campaign is to educate the industry about the new Geospatial Technology Competency Model (GTCM) recently published by the Department of Labor. 6 winners will get a $2000 stipend to attend and participate in the 2011 Esri International Conference.

The following link provides access to a webinar explaining the competition as well as the application form.

Workshop on Advanced LiDAR Data Processing and Applications

Students and young professionals working with remote sensing, GIS and in related Geosciences fields are invited to participate in the 6th International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) Student Consortium (SC) Summer School. The week long school will focus on LiDAR (aerial and terrestrial) and its applications.

The highlights of this week long workshop:

  • Low registration fee ($150 for ASPRS members and ISPRS-SC members; $200 for others) that includes lodging and meals for one week
  • Instructors are LiDAR experts from Europe and the United States
  • Lectures on theory, concepts, and applications of LiDAR with hands on exercises
  • Young author session and paper presentation
  • A full day excursion to Wilmington or Myrtle Beach
  • Technical trip to Raleigh, NC for demonstrations of LiDAR projects
  • Chance to meet and interact with students/young professionals from around the world
  • First ISPRS SC Summer School in the United States
More information about the workshop, the preliminary program, and registration information are available on the official summer school website (

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

GeoLeague Challenge

The First Annual ASPRS GeoLeague Challenge is now closed. Presentations will occur at the Annual Conference in Milwaukee on Wednesday, May 3rd at 9:15 am. For details, see the link below:

Thanks to all that applied!