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Tampa 2012

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Present the:

MAPPS/ASPRS 2012 Specialty Conference


Emerging Technologies Supporting Geospatial


  Tampa, Florida USA  October 29 - November 1, 2012  *  Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel

MAPPS and ASPRS join together to co-host the MAPPS/ASPRS 2012 Specialty Conference in Tampa, Florida, October 29 through November 1, 2012. This significant conference is the seventh in a series that originated in 1994 as the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) and the Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS) began jointly hosting education conferences on emerging mapping and geospatial technologies and applications that have now become an integral part of our everyday lives. The conference seeks to bring geospatial data users, managers, and imaging and geospatial information professionals together to present the latest developments.

This year’s conference theme, “Ground to Cloud (R)Evolution – Emerging Technologies Supporting Geospatial Application,” will focus on the “(R)Evolution" of this dynamic technology through geospatial applications such as lidar (airborne, ground based, Flash, and Waveform), Visualization and Modeling, Data fusion/integration, 3D GIS and the integration of GIS and BIM technologies. We will also touch on many aspects of digital elevation mapping, with a special emphasis on the use of cloud based computing and the implications of using Software as a Service (SaaS), Platforms as a Service (PaasS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) on the geospatial enterprise. This conference is sure to be a stand-out and two days of presentations you Do Not Want to Miss!

The Conference Host hotel and all Conference activities will be held at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel. To reserve your room within the MAPPS/ASPRS 2012 Specialty Conference hotel block, click here.

With glorious sunshine and a mild semi-tropical climate, Tampa is a great location any time of year but particularly for the MAPPS/ASPRS 2012 Specialty Conference October 29 – November 1, 2012.Tampa SkylineThe Marriott Waterside Hotel has been selected as the Conference Headquarters, with all of the formal activities under one roof. You are sure to have a wonderful time in the beautiful city of Tampa!




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Press Releases & Media Information:


Press Registration

Qualified editorial staff meeting the criteria below may qualify for a complimentary Press Pass to the MAPPS/ASPRS 2012 Specialty Conference, which provides access to:

  • Keynote Plenary Sessions
  • All Technical Sessions
  • Expo Hall
  • Poster Presentations
  • Memorial Address

How to Qualify:

Print Media: Provide an industry-related article written by you within the last six months, as well as a copy of your business card -OR- a copy of a current masthead clearly displaying your name and editorial title.

Freelance Writers: Provide an industry-related article written by you within the last six months, as well a signed letter (on letterhead) from an editor at a recognized publication indicating that you are contracted to write an article related to the ASPRS 2012 Annual Conference.

Freelance/Staff Photographers and Photo Agencies: Provide a signed letter (on letterhead) from a contact at a recognized geospatial news organization indicating that you are contracted to photograph the MAPPS/ASPRS 2012 Specialty Conference.

Media Sponsors & Sustaining Members: No qualifications are necessary if you are a media sponsor or ASPRS Sustaining member company. ASPRS will verify your sponsorship or membership as necessary.

How to Register

Please send requests and any qualification materials a minimum of 10 days before the conference (by 10/18) to:

Heather Staverman
5410 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 210
Bethesda, MD 20814 USA
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Fax: 301-493-0208

Show management reserves the right to deny any applicant a press badge. Submitting a request does not automatically qualify you for a free press badge.

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