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Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorships Available for the 2017 Winter Conference.

 
 
2014 MAPPS Summer Conference
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7/27/2014 to 7/31/2014
When: 7/27/2014
Where: Coeur d’Alene Resort
115 South 2nd Street
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho  83814
United States
Contact: Sally Palatiello


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The Conference
The MAPPS Summer Conference is a unique opportunity to network with peers, build business-to-business relationships, and engage in continuing education on management and technical issues related to running a geospatial firm.

Sunday, July 27, 2014
1:00 p.m. Registration Packet Pick-up Begins
Bay 1 - Coeur d'Alene Resort
2:30 p.m.
Sponsor:
Michael Baker Jr., Inc.

PAC Briefing & Reception

Presentation available to MAPPS PAC contributors. To view the presentation, contribute today!
4:30 p.m.
Sponsor:

Keynote Address



5:30 p.m.
Sponsor:





Beverage Bar Sponsor

Welcome Reception
Monday, July 28, 2014
7:00 a.m.
Forum & Committee Meeting
Aerial Acquisition Forum

8:00 a.m.
Member Breakfast
Sponsor:
Michael Baker Jr., Inc.





8:30 a.m.
Sponsor:
Esri

General Sessions - UAV Day
8:30
FAA UAV Update - Learn about the UAV regulatory framework that exists today especially "Section 333”.


Speaker: Greg Winton, Esq., The Aviation Law Firm

Presentation
9:00
Certificates of Authorization: A How To - No COA, no fly UAV. Learn all about COAs and how to get one.

Speaker: Mike Tully, Aerial Services, Inc.

Presentation
9:45
sUAV Sensors - Current and future mini-sensor technology deployable on sUAS will be reviewed.

Speakers: Alistair Stuart, Hexagon Presentation

Lyle Chamberlain, Near Earth Autonomy (on behalf of RIEGL USA)
 
Armando Guevara, Visual Intelligence Presentation

11:00
Small UAV for Geospatial Mapping: Evaluation Criteria - What are the most important characteristics of a sUAV for remote sensing? How do I evaluate their performance?

Speaker: John Perry, Altavian 

Presentation

11:30
sUAV Mapping: Lessons Learned - Learn valuable application secrets of remote sensing with sUAV from international and domestic operators.

Speaker: George Southard, Trimble

Presentation
1:00 p.m.
Overall Sponsor:
Available

5 Event Sponsorships Available

Lunch Sponsor
Quantum Spatial

Group Networking Event
UAV & Activity Day

This activity will be at Settlers Creek, located minutes from the hotel (MAPPS will provide transportation to/from Settlers Creek). This activity will also include lunch, games and activities for MAPPS members, guests and children.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
8:00 a.m.
Member Breakfast
Sponsor:
RIEGL USA

8:30 a.m.
Sponsor:
Esri

General Sessions
8:30
How to Leverage a MAPPS Meeting - Learn how to get the most value out of your MAPPS membership.

Speakers: John Palatiello & Nick Palatiello, MAPPS
9:00
Small UAV Data Processing - Compare/Contrast sUAV production workflow with the traditional manned sensor approach.

Speakers:
Jeff Lovin, Woolpert Presentation

Apostolos "Tolee" Mamatas, Altavian Presentation

9:45

Forums & Committee Meetings

Associate Members
GEOINT Forum
Government & University Competition Forum
Ocean & Coastal Mapping Forum

11:00
Bathy -Topo Panel - A panel will discuss applications of Bathy-Topo LIDAR systems and data.

Speakers:
Jennifer Wozencraft, USACE Presentation

Mike Aslaksen, NOAA Presentation

Max Elbaz, Optech Presentation

Amar Nayegandhi, Dewberry Presentation
12:00
Flash LIDAR. Why Should I Care? - Flash LIDAR? Geiger Mode? All questions answered!
Speaker: Lewis Graham, GeoCue Coporation

Presentation
12:30
Update the MAPPS Strategic Plan - MAPPS charts a course for leading the private sector geospatial community.


Speaker:  John Palatiello  Presentation

2:00

Forums & Committee Meetings

Legislative Affairs Committee
Program Committee

3:00 pm. - 6:00 p.m.
Sponsor:

Group Networking Activity
Afternoon Cruise on Lake Coeur d'Alene
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
7:00 a.m.
Forums & Committee Meetings
Membership Committee
Surveying Forum

7:30 a.m. Member Breakfast
Sponsor:
RIEGL USA

8:00 a.m.
Sponsor:
Esri
General Sessions
8:00
Messaging That Inspires Action - Learn how to use business goals to create succinct messages that inspire specific action in your audience.

Speakers: Kevin Corbley, Corbley Communications, Inc.;
Linda Duffy, Apropos Research

Presentation
9:00
Teaming: Large and Small Business Perspectives - Teaming is a big advantage of a MAPPS membership. Learn how to create small and large business teams from the pros.

Speakers: Bob Hanson, Michael Baker, Jr., Inc.; Claire Kiedrowski, Kappa Mapping; Bobby Tuck, Tuck Mapping Solutions; Joe Bruno, ESP Associates
9:45

Forums & Committee Meetings

Small Business Forum
Emerging Markets & Technologies Forum
Commerical Remote Sensing & Licensed Data Forum
Infrastructure Forum
(download meeting minutes here.)
10:45 
Annual Business Meeting & Legislative Update

Speakers: John Palatiello & John "JB" Byrd, MAPPS
12:30 p.m.
Sponsor:
Optech Logo

Golf / Free Time

7:00 p.m.
Banquet Sponsor:
Hexagon





Beverage Bar Sponsor:
Microsoft
Banquet
Thursday, July 31, 2014
7:30 a.m.
Committee Chairmen Meeting
8:00 a.m.
Member Breakfast
Sponsor:
RIEGL USA

8:30 a.m.

Sponsor:
Esri
General Sessions
8:30
Where’s the Geospatial Marketplace Going? - "Geospatial” markets are rapidly evolving due to the convergence of the cloud, sUAS, microsatellites, consumer markets and much more. What are they? What is their relevance to my business?

Speakers: Mark Baker, Esri Presentation

Jeff Lovin, Woolpert
 Presentation

James Pardue, TomTom Presentation

9:30
Obtaining Sub-pixel Accuracy for Mapping-grade Oblique and 3D Products - Sub-Pixel accuracy in stereo and oblique data is possible and creates additional value. Learn how this can be obtained.

Speaker: Phil Kern, Visual Intelligence

Presentation
10:30 AM Meeting Adjourns

All registrants will receive the MAPPS Daily Conference Newsletter and the newsletter is emailed to the entire MAPPS membership.
Sponsor:
PAR, LLC


Hotel Keycards
Sponsor:
Merrick & Company


If you are interested in a sponsorship, please contact sally@mapps.org