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Dues are affordable, paid annually, and include conference attendance along with many other benefits.

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Annual Conference Countdown

Countdown to the largest gathering of geospatial professionals in the region. October 12th and 13th at USM Gulf Park Campus.

Annual Conference

MAST is responsible for the organization of the annual Mississippi Geospatial Conference. This conference has taken place for more than a decade and brings together 100’s of geospatial professionals.

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The Mike Miller Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually at the Mississippi Geospatial Conference in support of our future geospatial professionals.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

MAST annually recognizes one member of our community that has had a major contribution to the advancement of geospatial efforts in the state of Mississippi.

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Submit a Presentation

Submit a presentation for consideration to be heard by your peers.

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Recent MAST News

The August General Meeting is slated to be in the Jackson area. During that same...
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Greetings, spatialists! The time has come again for the annual Mississippi Geospatial Conference! This year, the...
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Attendees Brian MitchellBrian SherwoodCarlton AndersonCourtney MenikheimDarrin StewartDavid HoltDusty ReedHeather NicholsonJim SteilJonathan PitchfordLaTashee McLaurin Laura MoncriefMadison...
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Who are we?

Learn more about the MAST.

The Mississippi Association for Spatial Technologies (MAST), is the largest organization of geospatial professionals in our region. Our organization supports professional growth, best practice geospatial standards, and geospatial education within our region. We currently have 100’s of active members in the region with diverse backgrounds including GIS professionals, data scientists, educators, and software developers. Our organization is responsible for the largest regional geospatial conference and for an annual scholarship to promote geospatial education. We meet bimonthly for regular meetings and our geospatial conference is held annually. 

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Spotlight: Hear from our Community

  • “If you are in the geospatial field or looking to get into it, MAST is an excellent avenue for both career-oriented and scholastic opportunities.  This welcoming community represents a multitude of geospatial fields and minds, where ideas and info are shared and networking comes easy.” 

    Dusty Reed
    GIS Director, Harrison County Mississippi
  • “MAST has grown to be Mississippi’s leading GIS community that brings together like minds from various sectors across the state. Periodic meetings, workshops and an yearly conference keeps us informed of the resources available and the applications they are being used for, thus bettering our skills and the community around us.” 

    Hema Gopalan
    GIS Manager, City of Hattiesburg
  • MAST is an excellent organization for geospatial professional development.  It brings people together from varying backgrounds and experiences with a common passion for GIS, remote sensing, and geomatics.  MAST provides collaboration, networking, and teaming for the geospatial industry across the Gulf Coast.

    Andrew Milanes
    CEO, Es2