There were 22 attendees for the August General Meeting this year.


Reed Davis of GEO Jobe was the presenter for this month’s meeting. He spoke about UAV Vertical Asset Inspection, and you can see some of the imagery he displayed in this article.

Board Announcements

Mississippi Geospatial Conference

The Mississippi Geospatial Conference will be held on October 20th and 21st this year. It will continue to be hosted at the University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach, MS.

Registration for the conference is now open. You can register at the MAST website.

If you would like to submit a presentation for the conference, you can do so here. Please note that presentations do not necessarily need to be complete at the time of submission. A title and brief abstract will be sufficient for consideration.

Students who wish to enter the competition will be eligible for the Mike Miller Memorial Scholarship.

Board Elections

Board Elections are coming up! This year, the ballot will include the position of: President, Vice President, and 5 Board Members.

To nominate someone, e-mail, and we will add them to the ballot.

Nominations will be closed at 5PM CST on Friday, October 14th.

Member Announcements

The official Point-Addressing Standard for Mississippi has been approved. MARIS has hosted it here.

There will be a committee formed for reviewing the Point-Addressing standards. Contact Jim Steil or Steve Walker for more information.

USDA did a post-hurricane flight that is leaf-off in late 2021. It is now publicly available:


Thank you to all those who attended (virtually or in-person). It was lovely to see you all. We look forward to seeing everyone at our next meeting, which will be the tenth annual Mississippi Geospatial Conference!

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