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MGC 9 Recap

The 9th Annual Mississippi Geospatial Conference was a success! Thank you all for participating and helping to make this wonderful conference, and community, a reality. Feel free to check out some of the statistics and key points from the conference below. Statistics This was the biggest MGC to-date. Since we know many of you like […]

MS GIS Conference 2021 Announcement

Good afternoon, spatialists – A technical issue was recently identified on the MAST website that caused information from the forms for the MS GIS Conference to not be processed correctly. This includes conference registration, vendor registration, presentations, and student conference registration. The issue has been corrected, and forms are now functioning properly. If you filled […]

August 2021 General Meeting Announcement

Greetings, spatialists – The time has come for MAST’s August General Meeting. On Friday, August 12th we will be meeting at the Mississippi 811 building at 12 PM. Food and drinks will be provided. (For this reason, please RSVP by emailing Courtney Menikheim (cmenikheim@geo-jobe.com) to provide a head count for ordering food.) The address is:200 Country Place PkwyPearl, MS 39208Attendees […]

Mississippi Geospatial Conference – 2021

Greetings, spatalists! Registration is open for the 9th Annual Mississippi Geospatial Conference. This conference is the single largest gathering of geospatial professionals in the state (and surrounding areas). Registration and payment confirms you as a dues-paying member of the Mississippi Association for Spatial Technologies, who organizes the conference.The conference will be held on Thursday, October 21st and […]

Mississippi Geospatial Conference 2020

Greetings, All – The time has come again for the Mississippi Geospatial Conference. This year will be a bit different, as the conference will be held virtually as opposed to in-person. Here’s what you’ll need to know: Who: Geospatial professionals, vendors, students, and enthusiasts. Come one, come all!What: Gather together to discuss research, updates, best […]

August 2020 Meeting Minutes

Attendees Paul Barnes Jim Steil David Holt Karen Clark George Heleine Jonathan Simon Mike Miller MGC Announcements The Mississippi Geospatial Conference is scheduled for October 15th and 16th with virtual and in-person attendance options. USM will be open for the Fall semester with health protocols in place. Research is being done into Microsoft Teams, Zoom, […]

MAST June 2020 Virtual Meeting

Due to current events, the June 2020 MAST meeting will be held virtually. The meeting will commence at 12:30 PM CST on this Friday, June 12th. You can join the meeting directly by clicking on this link. The agenda will be as follows: – Presentation by Talbot Brooks: How Cognitive Biases Sneak Into Geographic Analysis […]

MAST Meeting Minutes: 14 Feb 2020

This meeting took place in Jackson, MS. There were 16 attendees. Review MAST Board Meeting Minutes from 10 Jan 2020 MAST members expressed support for awarding Walter the Lifetime Achievement Award.MAST members expressed support of MAST moving to become a non-profit. Discussion of Legislative Bills House Bill 566 This bill would amend state boundaries to […]

GIS Workshops at Stennis Space Center

Mississippi State University’s Geosystems Research Institute has announced their Spring 2020 GIS Training Workshops for Stennis Space Center. Each course will cost $25. Waivers are available for employees of local and state government in Mississippi. For more information on these courses, please reach out to John Cartwright (johnc@gri.msstate.edu). Introduction to GIS with ArcGIS Pro This […]

Meeting Minutes: Dec 13th, 2019

This meeting took place in Biloxi, MS. There were fifteen attendees. Presentation: Planet Lisa Gallagher and Pedro RodriguezAttendees were engaged and interested throughout the presentation, with many following up with questions afterward.Lisa requested information on presenting at MGC 2020.Those interested in Planet’s services can request a two – week trial. MGC 2019 Conference Recap Having […]

MGC 2019 Wrap Up and Thanks

This year saw the 7th annual Mississippi Geospatial Conference take place in Long Beach, MS. The conference was a success, with over a hundred registrants. It was also the first year we had a keynote. Thank you, Bill Johnson, for your wonderful and inspiring presentation. Congratulations to Ian Stewart for winning the student Poster Competition […]