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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 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 […]

Upcoming December MAST Meeting in Biloxi

There will be an upcoming MAST meeting on Friday, December 13th, 2019. MAST will meet in Conference Room 1 at the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Bolton Building Conference Room 1 1141 Bayview Avenue Biloxi, MS 39530 The agenda will be as follows: Presentation (by Lisa Gallagher from Planet) Mississippi […]

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 […]

August Meeting

Our bi-monthly meeting will be next Friday, August 9, at the Harrison County Judicial District 1 Courthouse, 1801 23rd Ave, Gulfport, MS 39501. This will be the usual pizza lunch meeting, starting at 12 noon. Please rsvp to Randall McMillen at randall@gri.msstate.edu so we can estimate our pizza needs.

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 […]


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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 […]