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MAPPS

July 14, 2017

MAPPS Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Reston, VA - July 12, marks the 35th anniversary of the founding of MAPPS, the national association of photogrammetry, mapping, and geospatial firms. It was on July 12, 1982 that a group of visionary firm owners gathered at a hotel at O'Hare Airport in Chicago and formed the only national association exclusively comprised of private sector

May 23, 2017

Flair Act Introduced in Congress, MAPPS To Testify

The "Federal Land Asset Inventory Reform (FLAIR) Act of 2017", a bill to create a current, accurate federal inventory or "cadastre" of all federal land, has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and MAPPS has been invited to testify at the bill's hearing on Tuesday, May 23. The FLAIR Act, H.R. 2199, was

January 11, 2017

Geospatial Professionals Receive 2016 MAPPS President’s Awards for Service

MAPPS, the national association for private sector geospatial firms, today announced it has recognized twelve individuals for their significant contributions to the association and the geospatial profession for 2016. MAPPS President, Susan Marlow, Stantec, recognized the following Presidential Award recipients: •Bob Hanson, Michael Baker International, for his service as MAPPS Treasurer, A/E Forum Chair, Board

January 3, 2017

MAPPS Endorses Model State Legislation to Support USGS 3DEP program

Reston, VA – MAPPS (www.mapps.org), the national association of private sector geospatial firms, today announced the release of model legislation for state legislaturesto help coordinate state level partnerships for the collection of enhanced elevation data in support of the nationwide effort led by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in its 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). MAPPS

November 29, 2016

MAPPS Announces Judges for Tenth Annual Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards

Nov 29, 2016 -- MAPPS ( www.mapps.org), the national association of private sector geospatial firms, today announced the six judge panel for the tenth annual Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards Competition. The slate of impartial judges will evaluate projects submitted for the awards competition that highlight the exceptional services, products, software and hardware produced

October 20, 2016

MAPPS, NSPS Announce 2017 National Surveying, Mapping & Geospatial Conference

Reston, VA – MAPPS, the national trade association of geospatial firms, and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) today announced they will jointly host the third annual national surveying, mapping, and geospatial conference, March 13-17, 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel in Silver Spring, Maryland. The conference will bring together associations, professional societies, individuals, companies

September 2, 2016

Drone World Expo to Offer MAPPS Fall Policy Conference and Geospatial Pavilion for Commercial End Users

SAN JOSE, Calif. - As the FAA’s Part 107 takes effect this week, there are several opportunities for end users of UAS technology to become educated at this November’s Drone World Expo (DWE) taking place November 15-16 at the San Jose Convention Center. DWE has once again partnered with MAPPS, the trade association of private

July 18, 2016

FAA’s Randy Willis Receives MAPPS Public Service Award

MAPPS, the association of geospatial firms, today announced that Randy Willis, Manager for Strategic Operations - Unmanned Aircraft at the Federal Aviation Administration, has been presented the MAPPS Public Service Award. Mr. Willis was recognized today at the MAPPS Summer Conference in Traverse City, Michigan. The MAPPS Public Service Award is a recognition of individuals

July 1, 2016

FAA to Answer UAS Rule Questions at MAPPS Summer Conference

On the heels of Tuesday's announcement by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) releasing its final Part 107 regulations governing small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS), MAPPS, the association of private sector surveying mapping and geospatial firms, today confirmed that  Randy Willis, Manager of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Emerging Technologies Team with oversight of Unmanned Aircraft will be

June 20, 2016

Summit Outlines Steps for a National Parcel System

Reston, VA - MAPPS, the association of private sector geospatial firms, announced its participation in a national summit to develop a strategy to establish a National Parcel System of interoperable land ownership data.   "Since the first National Research Council study in 1980, a national "cadastre" or parcel system has been deemed desirable and feasible,

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