2019 MAPPS Winter Conference
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2019 MAPPS Winter Conference

1/25/2019 to 1/28/2019
When: Friday, January 25, 2019
Where: Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
650 15th Street
Denver, Colorado  80202
United States
Contact: Diane Schafer
443-640-1068 ext 108

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 Winter Conference Session Topics to include:

  • Committee & Forums Panel
  • New Member Welcome & Introductions
  • sUAS and Future Trends
  • AWS and an Economy of Scale for Sensor Collected Data
  • NETWORKING ACTIVITY: National Western Stock Show & Dinner
  • Social Media Best Practices for Businesses
  • Geospatial Women's Group
  • Platform Choice for Aerial Projects
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Social Responsibility Networking Activity
  • MAPPS Geospatial Excellence Awards Banquet
  • Sensor Capabilities Roundtable
  • National Aerial Mapping Program Updates
  • USGS 3DEP Program Update











Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

650 15th Street

Denver, Colorado 80202

Reservation Link: https://compass.onpeak.com/e/012605323/


Located in the heart of downtown, Hyatt Regency Denver offers easy access to an incredible selection of arts and entertainment and prime attractions, like 16th Street Mall and adjacent to the Colorado Convention Center.

In partnership with onPeak, Geo Week organizers have secured discounted rates at the official hotel, Hyatt Regency Denver. Through onPeak we’re able to offer you convenient and affordable options for your trip to Denver. onPeak is the only hotel provider endorsed by International Lidar Mapping Forum, 2019 ASPRS Annual Conference and MAPPS Winter Conference , and we encourage you to book through them early for the best selection on dates and price. Please follow this reservation link (https://compass.onpeak.com/e/012605323/). Be sure to reserve your room before January 7, 2019 in order to secure the Geo Week discounted rate! Please note that this is a particularly busy weekend in Denver due to the Western Stock Show - don't delay in reserving your room for the conference!



Registration Information                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Description of registration types:

  • PRINCIPAL DELEGATE: A firm principal, owners, partners and senior professionals -  MAPPS members or non-members who will attend ALL plenary and networking sessions. (NOTE: Geo Week attendees can receive the member rate with discount code from their association.)
  • EMERGING LEADER: Those currently in middle management positions who are the next generation of principals, owners and partners in geospatial firms. This registration rate applies to attendees wishing to participate in the separate Emerging Leaders track rather than general sessions. MAPPS Member Emerging Leader registration includes both session workshops and ALL MAPPS meals and networking activities. 
    • Geo Week participants may register for the (2) workshops with breakfasts and breaks using a discount code provided by their association.
  • SPOUSE/GUEST: Spouse/Guest registrants are invited to participate in ALL MAPPS meals and networking activities. Registration also includes a special breakfast and tour on Saturday, January 26th. Principal Delegate or Emerging Leader must be registered prior to adding Spouse/Guest.
  • GEOWEEK ATTENDEE - AWARD BANQUET ONLY: Special registration for Geo Week Attendees who are only available to attend MAPPS Geospatial Excellence Awards Banquet the evening of Sunday, January 27, 2019
  • SPEAKER/STAFF: Registration for speakers and staff only


Early Registration

Through Dec. 21

Regular Registration

Dec 22-Jan 18

Late & On-Site Registration

January 19-25

Member - Principal Delegate * $1,225 $1,325 $1,425
Member - Emerging Leader * $925 $1,025 $1,125
Non Member - Principal Delegate $1,650 $1,750 $1,850
Non Member - Geo Week Principal Delegate $1,225 $1,325 $1,425
Non Member - Geo Week Emerging Leader $375 $425 $525
Spouse/Guest $575 $675 $775
Geo Week Attendee Award Banquet Only $125 $125 $125


* To receive the MAPPS member rates, you must log in with a username and password. If you do not have a MAPPS username, please call the MAPPS office at 443-640-1068.

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be received in writing by January 4, 2019 to qualify for a full refund. A $75 administrative fee will be deducted for cancellations received in writing between January 5 and January 18, 2019. No refunds will be made after January 18, 2019. If a member of your firm has registered for the conference and is unable to attend, you may transfer the registration to another employee.



Winter Conference Tentative Schedule:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Tentative schedule to include:

  • Friday, January 25, 2019
    • 8:00am-3:00pm     Board of Directors Meeting
    • 1:00pm-5:00pm     Registration
    • 4:00pm-5:00pm     Opening Remarks / Welcome / Keynote Presentation
    • 5:00pm-7:00pm     Welcome Reception
  • Saturday, January 26, 2019
    • 7:00am-8:00am     Networking Breakfast
    • 8:00am-12:00pm   General Session
    • 12:00pm-1:30pm   Committee/Forum Meetings
    • 2:00pm-6:30pm     Networking Activity: National Western Stock Show Professional Rodeo & Dinner
    • 7:30pm-8:30pm     PAC Briefing
  • Sunday, January 27, 2019
    • 7:00am-8:00am     Networking Breakfast 
    • 8:00am-12:00pm   General Session / Emerging Leaders Session 1 (concurrent)
    • 12:00pm-1:30pm   Committee/Forum Meetings
    • 1:30pm-3:00pm     Social Responsibility Networking Event
    • 6:00pm-8:30pm     MAPPS Geospatial Excellence Awards Reception followed by Banquet & Keynote
  • Monday, January 28, 2019
    • 7:00am-8:00am     Networking Breakfast 
    • 8:00am-11:30am   General Session / Emerging Leaders Session 2 (concurrent)



Sponsorship Opportunities!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Click here for information about how to promote your business at the MAPPS 2019 Winter Conference.



Sponsor Benefits






Firm Marketing Information Available in the Conference Check-in Area

Special Recognition at Event Being Sponsored

Firm Banner Display in the Conference Check-in Area (provided by firm)

Firm’s Promotional Items Available in the Conference Check-in Area

Verbal Recognition by MAPPS President

Firm Logo Displayed on:

  • Conference Website

  • Mobile App

  • Conference Daily Newsletter

  • Onsite Conference Program

  • PowerPoint Presentation

  • Conference Signage



MAPPS Members are eligible to attend ILMF at discounted rate of 10%. To claim your 10% discount, enter MAPPSMEMBER in the discount code field when prompted during registration, or register using the following link: https://xpressreg.net/register/ilmf0119/landing.asp?sc=MAPPSMEMBER

To get the full Geo Week experience, MAPPS Members are encouraged to register for the ILMF + ASPRS Full Conference Pass. With this pass, attendees will have access to all ILMF and ASPRS conference sessions, the exhibit hall, product previews, coffee breaks, lunches, welcome happy hour sponsored by MAPPS, and the Wynkoop networking event.



Denver, Colorado

Experience the best of the Mile High City from Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. This ideal location offers incomparable views of the city with snow-capped peaks providing a spectacular backdrop. Visitors can enjoy a leisurely stroll through 16th Street Mall, or take advantage of the incredible selection of arts, entertainment and sports events nearby.

Denver is the perfect blend of outdoor adventure and urban sophistication. It’s a place where city workers rub elbows with rock climbers at local brewpubs, at art festivals, or while strolling their favorite pedestrian mall. And with 300 days of sunshine per year, it’s easy to see why people fall in love with Denver – The Mile High City.

Explore the Denver Convention & Visitor's Bureau website to plan your trip! 



Getting There

The Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center is located approximately 30 miles and 35-40 minutes from Denver International Airport (DEN). There are multiple options for ground service to/from the airport:

  • Shared-ride service shuttles operate regularly from Denver International Airport. Individual operators may provide pre-arranged, on-demand, and/or charter services to locations within the Denver metro area. Contact the shuttle provider of your choice to arrange transportation service (information here). Shared-ride service shuttles pick-up and drop-off from Jeppesen Terminal Level 5, island 5, outside doors 505-507 (east side) and 510-512 (west side). Approximate fare: $30.00/person, one-way.
  • Taxicabs: Taxicabs are readily available and provide service to the Denver metro area. Taxicabs pick-up and drop-off from Jeppesen Terminal, Level 5, Island 1, outside Doors 505, 507 and 511 (Terminal East), and Doors 506, 510 and 512 (Terminal West). Additional information can be found here. Approximate fare: $56.00 one-way.
  • Mobile App Services: Both Uber and Lyft ride-sharing app services are available at the Denver International Airport. Prior to requesting your ride be sure to identify which side of the terminal you are located on. Check signs outside to see if you are on East or West side.



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