December 14th Meeting in Jackson

It’s nearly time for our last meeting of 2018; 12:00 December 14th.

 

IHL has kindly offered The Technology Room of the Paul B. Johnson Tower in Jackson. https://www.maris.state.ms.us/HTM/home/Location.html .

 

This will be our typical pizza lunch meeting.

 

Agenda items include:

 

  • Adoption of the previous meetings minutes
  • Regular business
  • Debriefing and reflection in the 2018 MGC
  • Meeting schedule for 2019

 

Please RSVP and/or submit  any other agenda items to me via email- randall@gri.msstate.edu

 

Thank you,

 

Randall McMillen (MAST Sec.)

 

 

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Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Created on: November 8, 2018

Closing Date:  Until Position is Filled

MAST Awards Two Scholarships to Poster Contest Winners

The Mississippi Association for Spatial Technologies is pleased to announce the award of two scholarships for the first and second place winners of the 2008 Mississippi Geospatial Conference poster contest. Ashleigh N. Price wins first place and Michael Amelunke wins second place. It is always a pleasure to see participation from our student members.

Congratulations to Ashleigh and Michael for their winning entries among a varied and competitive field of entries!

 

Ashleigh N. Price wins 1st place scholarship for her poster: “Vector Data Based Suitability Analysis and Probabilistic Hazard Modeling to Characterize Offender Hazard Vulnerability in Coastal Mississippi” -

Ashleigh N. Price wins 1st place scholarship for her entry: “Vector Data Based Suitability Analysis and Probabilistic Hazard Modeling to Characterize Offender
Hazard Vulnerability in Coastal Mississippi”

Michael Amelunke wins 2nd place in poster scholarship contest with his entry: “Elevation Change of New Round Island” -

Michael Amelunke wins 2nd place in poster scholarship contest with his entry: “Elevation Change of New Round Island”

“Unposted: Campaign Signs, Social Media, and the Digital Front Yard” – Chasez, Ashley and Joby Bass, The University of Southern Mississippi

Photo of “Mapping River Island Alluviation Rates in the Upper Mississippi” - Holt, David, Ashley Chasez, Loren Roman-Nunez, Ian Stewart, and Veronica White,

“Mapping River Island Alluviation Rates in the Upper Mississippi” – Holt, David, Ashley Chasez, Loren
Roman-Nunez, Ian Stewart, and Veronica White,

 

Photo of “Detecting coastal marsh change from aerial imagery using spectral and textural methods: Pascagoula River Marsh, 1955-2014” - Waldron, Maggie, Greg Carter, and Patrick D. Biber,

“Detecting coastal marsh change from aerial imagery using spectral and textural methods: Pascagoula River Marsh, 1955-2014” – Waldron, Maggie, Greg Carter, and Patrick D. Biber,

Mississippi Geospatial Conference – Agenda

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Vendor set-up will begin at 10 AM

Registration will begin at 11 AM

Lunch will be served at 12 PM

Dismiss at 5 PM – Social to Follow Offsite

 

Friday, October 12, 2018

Breakfast will be served at 8:30 AM

Dismiss at 12:15 PM

 

Click Here for Agenda

USM Gulf Park Campus Map

 

The University of Southern Mississippi campus is located at 730 Beach Blvd E, Long Beach, MS 39560 .

The conference will be held in the Fleming Education Center indicated by #4 on the attached map.

 

We look forward to seeing you on Thursday.

MAST Meeting August 10th in Hattiesburg

Save the date for the next MAST Meeting! Specific location and agenda details will follow.

Where:

Meeting/Dining room @

Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center

220 W Front St.

Hattiesburg, MS 39401Hattiesburg, MS

When:

12:30 p.m. until approximately 2:00 p.m.
Friday 10th of August, 2018

Pizza and drinks will be provided

RSVP to:

Randall McMillen
MAST Secretary
randall@gri.msstate.edu

MAST Meeting June 8th 2018 in Jackson

We look forward to seeing you at the next MAST Meeting!

Where:

MARIS
Institutions of Higher Learning
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS
39211

When:

12:30 p.m. until approximately 2:00 p.m.
Friday 8th of June, 2018

Agenda:

– General MAST business
– Open Discussion

Pizza and drinks will be provided

RSVP to:

Randall McMillen
MAST Secretary
randall@gri.msstate.edu

MAST Meeting April 13 in Gulfport

We look forward to seeing you at the next MAST Meeting!

Where:
Harrison County EOC Conference Room
1801 23rd Ave Gulfport, MS

When:
12:30 p.m. until approximately 2:00 p.m.
Friday 13 April 2018

Agenda:
– General MAST business
– Mississippi Geospatial Conference Planning

Pizza and drinks will be provided.

RSVP to:
Emma Strong
estrong@gulfport-ms.gov

MAST Meeting February 9 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 9th of February, 2018

Agenda:

– General MAST business
– Open Discussion

Pizza and drinks will be provided

RSVP to:

Emma Strong
MAST Secretary
estrong@gulfport-ms.gov

MAST Meeting December 8 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 8th of December, 2017

Agenda:

– General MAST business
– Open discussion

Pizza and drinks will be provided

RSVP to:

Emma Strong
MAST Secretary
eestrong118@gmail.com
estrong@gulfport-ms.gov

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.