US: In its 33 years of history, GITA (Geospatial Information and Technology Association) is aiming to deliver four conferences in a two months period. The conferences will start with GITA Pacific Northwest Chapter Conference in Mukilteo, Washington on April 18-19, and finishing with the Upper Midwest Geospatial Conference on May 25-26 in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
At these conferences, GITA will offer a diverse range of career enhancing educational events at four strategic locations across the continent. In announcing this ambitious schedule of events, president of GITA, Mark Limbruner said, “In its long history of prestigious service to the infrastructure and geospatial communities, GITA has always been driven by the belief that our profession and its associated core industries continue to evolve rapidly.”
“As such, it is important that our members, affiliates and supporters have the opportunity to stay abreast of these changes and can engage with one another in a peer-to-peer setting that is also vendor friendly. We believe our efforts to target the announced locations and sectors fulfills that mission. We also believe these regional conferences during April and May 2016 offer an unparalleled opportunity for attendees to learn about advancements in geospatial technologies, find new business opportunities and advance their careers.”
The schedule of GITA’s April and May 2016 events are: April 18-19: GITA Pacific Northwest Chapter Conference, Future of Flight Aviation Center, Mukilteo, WA; April 26-27: GeoBuiz Summit, Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Bethesda, MD; May 16-17: EnerGIS, Range Resources Building, Canonsburg, PA; and May 25-26: Upper Midwest Geospatial Conference, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, La Crosse, WI. The conferences and events are open to anyone interested in learning about geospatial information and technology.