2019 Summer Conference
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MAPPS will host its annual summer conference in Park City, Utah in 2019. This 4-day event provides the principals of surveying, mapping, remote sensing and GIS firms a special, unique opportunity to meet, learn, and discuss the latest issues impacting their business in a relaxed resort setting.

7/14/2019 to 7/17/2019
When: Sunday, July 14, 2019
4:00 pm
Where: Deer Valley Resort
2250 Deer Valley Drive South
Park City, Utah  84060
United States
Contact: Diane Schafer, Director of Meetings
443-640-1068 x1108

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Join Us In Park City To Keep Building The Momentum Of The New MAPPS!

MAPPS 2019 Summer Conference
Deer Valley Resort
Park City, Utah
July 14-17, 2019


Attendees should plan to arrive in Park City on Sunday, July 14th prior to the 4:00pm Keynote presentation and Welcome Reception. General sessions will take place Monday through Wednesday, 8:00am-12:00pm. Breakfast and lunch will be available for all registered participants (attendees and guests) each day. Networking activities Monday and Wednesday are also open to all. Be sure to stay for the Closing Awards Banquet the evening of Wednesday, July 17th and depart Thursday morning. Please confirm you participation in each event during the registration process.


Deer Valley Resort                                                       
2250 Deer Valley Drive South

Park City, Utah 84060
+1 (855) 410-3337

Hotel reservation link: https://deervalley.secure.force.com/ResortForce__ReservationRequest?id=6581419 Reservation Form Key: MAPPS

OR Call the hotel directly to make a reservation: +1 (855) 410-3337

When the snow melts, the pulse of Deer Valley Resort remains strong, as does our commitment to exceeding you’re every expectation. Deer Valley Resort is filled with nonstop summer activity; enjoy pristine mountain bike trails, stunning hiking, incredible chairlift views and more! Mountain bike rentals, clinics and hiking guides are also available. Need children’s activities? Summer Adventure Camp is the perfect place for children to explore the outdoors while hiking, biking, playing games, swimming and much more!

MAPPS has secured a special room rate of $155.00 USD, per room, per night (plus taxes and fees). To receive the discounted rate, contact the resort at +1 (855) 410-3337 and reference MAPPS. You can also reserve online by clicking here (Reservation Form Key: MAPPS)

Deposits: For individuals making reservations directly with our reservations department a deposit of the price of one night’s lodging is due one day from booking, and final payment is charged seven days prior to arrival. Individuals booking reservations seven days or less from arrival are charged full payment at time of booking. 

Cancellations: Individuals who cancel reservations eight days or more prior to arrival forfeit the price of one night’s lodging. Individuals who cancel seven days or less before arrival forfeit the entire amount. No refund for late arrivals, early departures, no-shows, or downgrades. 

Minimum Night Stays All reservations require a minimum stay of 2 nights. Requests for reservations not meeting this minimum requirement may not be accepted.

The deadline to confirm reservations at the MAPPS discounted rate has past, HOWEVER, the hotel will continue to honor the rate as long as rooms are available. If you have any difficulty reserving a room at Deer Valley Resort, please contact Diane Schafer at MAPPS Headquarters.


 CLICK HERE for the current ** DRAFT ** Schedule of Events (subject to change) - check back often for schedule updates as sessions are confirmed!



MAPPS is pleased to announce that Utah Representative, Brad Wilson will kick-off the 2019 Summer Conference as our Opening Keynote Speaker! As Utah's current Speaker of the House and President of Destination Homes, Representative Wilson understands the benefits derived from geospatial solutions and the MAPPS legislative issues.
   As Director of the U.S. Geological Survey, Jim Reilly is responsible for leading the Nation's largest water, Earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency. He will provide his insights into the nation's programs and effective leadership in sciences and emerging technologies that harness our imaginations and human potentials.





July 15th 

Siege the Day Catapult Competition Think your team has what it takes to Siege the Day? We’ll find out who can work best together in this face-paced and fun team-building exercise with just the right amount of competition thrown in. 


July 17th

Utah Olympic Park Excursion Built for the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games, Utah Olympic Park is just a short drive from Deer Valley Resort. Summer opens up a whole new world of adventure at this park! Attendees can try out Extreme Tubing, Zip Lines, the Alpine Slide, Hiking, Drop Tower and Stunt Bags! Not your style? Come along for the scenic chairlifts and enjoy the panoramic vistas at your own pace. This is sure to be a gold medal gathering!




July 15th

Silver Lake Express Hiking Excursion

Enjoy a leisurely chairlift ride up Silver Lake Express from the base and then board Sterling Express at min-mountain to access Bald Mountain. At the top, stretch your legs and explore one of the many hiking trails that wander through Deer Valley – or simply enjoy the fresh, alpine air at the top before re-boarding the chairlift for your ride back down.



July 16th

Old Town Park City Excursion Shuttle to Old Town Park City with planned lunch and free time to explore.  




Sponsorship Information

Click here for information about our current sponsorship opportunities. Our regular sponsorship opportunities have all sold out! Please contact Diane Schafer at MAPPS Headquarters if you are interested in finding another way to sponsor the conference. 

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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


Travel Information

The Deer Valley Resort is located 36 miles or 45 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). There are multiple options for ground service to/from the airport. 

Passengers may arrange transportation from SLC with onsite shuttle and ground transportation companies located in the baggage claim areas of both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. In addition, companies providing transportation are available outside Door #7 in Terminal One and Door #11 in Terminal 2.Visit the ground transportation of the SLC Airport page at: https://www.slcairport.com/parking-and-transportation/ground-transportation/


What's there to do at a ski resort in the summer?

Aspen forests and grassy slopes made green by the winter snows. Lunch served al fresco on a scenic deck. The rush of a mountain bike descent through the trees. The exhilaration of a hike along a ridge top. An open air concert with strains of music rising toward the first stars of the evening. When the snow melts, the pulse of Deer Valley remains strong, as does our commitment to exceeding your every expectation. Check out these great summer activities - all available at the resort or nearby!


Things to Do in Park City

Be sure to explore both the Visit Park City and Visit Utah websites to plan your trip!




MAPPS Thanks All 2019 Summer Conference Sponsors!


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