Fifth Annual Mississippi Geospatial Conference

Registration is now OPEN for the Fifth Annual Mississippi Geospatial Conference!

Please register early so we can count you in! You have the option to be sent an invoice which can be paid later, or pay with a check at the conference.

When: October 19 and 20 (Thursday and Friday)

Where: Gulf Park Campus of University of Southern Mississippi in Long Beach, FEC Auditorium

Who: Mississippi Geospatial Professionals, Students, and Enthusiasts

Why: Learning, Sharing, and Camaraderie

Cost: $50 (Includes One year MAST membership)

Format: 15 minute presentations with 5 minutes for questions, sponsor booths, poster display; one meal and snacks provided each day of the conference

Sponsors: $250 for a sponsor booth, includes 4 registrations (extras can be donated to students). Click here to register as a sponsor.  Contact Karen Clark (karen.clark@dmr.ms.gov) for any further questions.

Contact David Holt (david.h.holt@usm.edu) with a title and abstract if you wish to contribute a presentation or poster.

MAST Meeting August 11 in Jackson

Where:

IHL building
3825 Ridgewood Rd.
Jackson, MS 39211

When:

12:30 p.m. until approximately 2:00 p.m.
Friday 11th of August, 2017

Agenda:

– General MAST business
– Conference planning discussion.  Paper submissions and registration open.  (See following post)
– Discussion about set annual schedule of meeting locations.  Suggestion to schedule meetings for regular locations, with two each year in the following regions: Gulf Coast (one to include the annual conference), Hattiesburg, Jackson.  Will be open for opinions and suggestions.
– Open discussion

Pizza and drinks will be provided

RSVP to:

Emma Strong
MAST Secretary
estrong@smpdd.com

MAST Meeting, Friday, June 9 in Hattiesburg

Where:

Hattiesburg Train Depot, Community Room
308 Newman Rd, Hattiesburg, MS

When:

12:30 p.m. until approximately 2:00 p.m.
Friday 9th of June

Agenda:

– General MAST business

Pizza and drinks will be provided

RSVP to:

Emma Strong
MAST Secretary
estrong@smpdd.com

MAST Meeting April 21 in Jackson

Where:

Central Mississippi Planning and Development District (CMPDD) Conference Room
1170 Lakeland Dr, Jackson, MS

When:

12:30 p.m. until approximately 2:00 p.m.
Friday 21st of April, 2017

Agenda:

– General MAST business
– Conference planning discussion
– Open Discussion

Pizza and drinks will be provided

RSVP to:

Emma Strong
MAST Secretary
estrong@smpdd.com

MAST Meeting February 10 in Gulfport

Where:
West Side Community Center
4006 8th Street Gulfport, MS 39501

When:
12:30 pm until approximately 2:00 pm
Friday 10th of February 2017

Agenda:
– Cliff Holley of the MS Center for Population Studies talking about the Census
– General MAST business

Pizza and drinks will be provided

RSVP to:
Emma Strong
MAST Secretary
estrong@smpdd.com

MAST Meeting December 9 in Biloxi

Where:

MS Department of Marine Resources Auditorium
1141 Bayview Ave, Biloxi, MS

When:

12:30 pm until approximately 2:00 pm
Friday 9th of December 2016

Agenda:

– General MAST business
– Discussion of next year’s meeting schedule

Pizza and drinks will be provided

RSVP to:

Emma Strong
MAST Secretary
estrong@smpdd.com

MGC4 Agenda and Campus Map

The agenda for the Fourth Annual Mississippi Geospatial Conference is attached below.  Festivities begin this Thursday at noon!

mgc4_agenda_20161018

The campus map is attached below.  The FEC is number 5 on the map, and the closest parking is Lot D.

CampusMap

Ballot for Upcoming Election at MGC4

Below is a sample of the ballot that will be used for the election at the Mississippi Geospatial next week.  There is still time to register!  Click here to register if you have not yet done so.

MASTBallot2

Fourth Annual Mississippi Geospatial Conference: Registration Open

Registration is now OPEN for the Fourth Annual Mississippi Geospatial Conference!

Please register early so we can count you in! You have the option to be sent an invoice which can be paid later, or pay with a check at the conference.

When: October 20 and 21 (Thursday and Friday)

Where: Gulf Park Campus of University of Southern Mississippi in Long Beach, FEC Auditorium

Who: Mississippi Geospatial Professionals, Students, and Enthusiasts

Why: Learning, Sharing, and Camaraderie

Cost: $50 (Includes One year MAST membership)

Format: 15 minute presentations with 5 minutes for questions, sponsor booths, poster display, one meal and snacks provided each day of the conference

Sponsors: $250 for a sponsor booth, includes 4 registrations (extras can be donated to students). Contact Karen Clark (karen.clark@dmr.ms.gov) to become a sponsor.

Contact David Holt (david.h.holt@usm.edu) with a title and abstract if you wish to contribute a presentation or poster.

MAST Meeting, Friday, August 12 in Hattiesburg

Where:

Hattiesburg Train Depot, Community Room
308 Newman Rd, Hattiesburg, MS

When:

12:30 p.m. until approximately 2:00 p.m.
Friday 12th of August

Agenda:

– General MAST business
– Presentation “Addressing” by Jim Steil, MARIS

Pizza and drinks will be provided

RSVP to:

Emma Strong
MAST Secretary
estrong@smpdd.com