The business of MAPPS is the business of maps  Together we can build a better profession

  • Network with members and potential project partners. More than 80 percent of member firms report they obtained business from other members due to relationships formed in MAPPS.
  • Learn from peers about trends affecting your business. MAPPS conferences feature members sharing “lesson learned” on relevant business and technical topics.
  • Participate in legislative action impacting our profession. While expanding market opportunity, MAPPS addresses legislative issues affecting the entire geospatial community.

2020 winter conference emerging leaders technical project

MAPPS is adding a new element to the Emerging Leaders Program while at the 2020 Winter Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii. This will provide deeper education value, a networking/problem-solving opportunity, a product delivery task and incorporate a technical project into the 2020 Winter Conference Curriculum. 

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mapps celebrates 20 years of national gis day on capitol hill

MAPPS along with four national geospatial, academic, engineering and science associations celebrated twenty (20) year of National GIS Day on Capitol Hill on Wednesday November 13, 2019. Co-hosts included American Association of Geographers (AAG), American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) and Association of American State Geologists (AASG). 

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MAPPS news update

The White House has announced a new push to examine the 11.6 million square kilometers of undersea territory. President Donald Trump Signed a memorandum ordering federal officials to draft a new strategy that would accelerate federal efforts to map and explore these reaches. 

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