Bethesda, Md., July 23, 2015 - The ASPRS 2016 Annual Conference, IGTF 2016, is just around the corner, so mark your calendars now and Save the Dates of April 11 – 15, 2016 for IGTF 2016! Beginning on Monday, April 11th and continuing through the week with sessions, keynote speakers, networking receptions, the co-located JACIE Workshop and much more until Friday, April 15, 2016; the conference week is sure to provide many educational, informational, and networking opportunities for all attendees.
The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) has released a call for posters for the fast-approaching UAS MAPPING 2015 RENO symposium which will be held at the Reno Ballroom in downtown Reno, Nevada on September 29-30. The symposium is focused on education and collaboration on UAS technology and its application to the survey, mapping and remote sensing field. Industry experts from the private sector, academia and the government will present practical information on flight planning, mission control, acquisition and data processing for data analysis and production of mapping products.
The results of the 2015 election have been tallied by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Tellers Committee and finalized that, Rebecca Morton, GeoWing Mapping, Inc., won the election to become ASPRS Vice President for 2015. With the installation of officers at the IGTF 2015 - ASPRS Annual Conference in May, E. Lynn Usery moves into the position of President; Charles Toth becomes President-Elect, and Stewart Walker becomes Past President.
Rebecca Morton is President and CEO of GeoWing Mapping, Inc. (GeoWing), based in San Francisco, California. She founded the company in January of 2015 with the goal of offering both traditional photogram-metric mapping services as well as services related to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Her interest in UAS photogrammetry began several years before she started her company. She was impressed by the accessi-bility of the new technology and for the first time, she could consider integrating and flying her own mapping cameras!