2020 Winter Conference
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MAPPS will host its annual winter conference in Honolulu, Hawaii in 2020. 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.

1/19/2020 to 1/22/2020
When: Sunday, January 19, 2020
4:00 pm
Where: Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach
2424 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, Hawaii  96815
United States
Contact: Lisa Blair, Association Coordinator
443-640-1068 x1121
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Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa
2424 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, Hawaii 96815-3289 United States
Phone: +1 808 923 1234

CONFERENCE AGENDA:                                                                                                                                                      

MAPPS Board of Directors and Staff look forward to welcoming you to Honolulu, Hawaii in January 2020! The conference will follow the traditional schedule - draft overview:

  • Sunday, January 19, 2020
    • Board of Director's Meeting
    • Opening Keynote Presentation
    • Welcome Reception
  • Monday, January 20, 2020
    • Morning General Session
    • Lunchtime Committee Meetings
    • Afternoon General Session & Emerging Leaders Session
  • Tuesday, January 21, 2020
    • Networking Activity
  • Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    • Morning General Session & Emerging Leaders Session
    • Lunchtime Committee Meetings
    • Afternoon General Session
    • Evening Closing Reception & Banquet with Luau!

SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION:                                                                                                                          

Click here for information about our current sponsorship opportunities.

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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


The Hyatt Regency Waikiki is located less than 10 miles or 30-40 minutes from Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. There are multiple options for ground service to/from the airport. 

  • SpeediShuttle is the only authorized, on demand shuttle service provider at the Honolulu airport, and has Greeters stationed throughout the terminal. Travelers arrive curbside, check in with a SpeediShuttle Greeter, and are escorted to one of the exclusive pickup locations. 808-242-7777 or hrw@speedishuttle.com
  • Taxi - AMPCO Express is the managing contractor of the Airport’s Open Taxi System at Daniel K. Inouye  International Airport.  The state established this Airport Open Taxi Management system so taxi drivers from all taxi companies would be able to pick-up passengers at the airport.Taxi Service is available on the center median fronting the terminal baggage claim areas. See the taxi dispatchers (yellow shirts with black lettering, and the wording “TAXI DISPATCHER” for service. The fare from the airport to Waikiki during non-rush hour periods is approximately $40.00-$45.00, plus a baggage charge of 50 cents per bag.  Fare is by meter only. For more information call: AMPCO Express (808) 861-8294
  • Uber and Lyft are both available to/from HNL. Click here for Transportation Network Company (TNC) pick-up zones.



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REGISTRATION INFORMATION:                                                                                                                                             


Early Registration
Through December 20

Regular Registration
December 21 - January 17

Late & On-Site Registration
January 17-20

Member - Delegate




Member - Emerging Leaders




Spouse/Guest *




Child (12 and under)




Non Member - Delegate





Please select the correct registration type as described below:

  • Register as a Delegate - 
    Employees of MAPPS member in good standing or a non-member organization. Principal Delegates will attend plenary sessions and are invited to all networking events. Please confirm your participation in networking events as outlined in the registration questionnaire.
  • Register as an Emerging Leader - 
    Employees of MAPPS member organizations in good standing that are currently in middle management positions who are the next generation of emerging leaders -- tomorrow's principals, owners and partners in MAPPS member firms. A principal from the firm must be registered at the principal registration rate for an emerging leader(s) to qualify for the lower rate. Emerging Leaders will attend ONLY Emerging Leader sessions which are scheduled concurrent to plenary sessions. Emerging Leaders are also invited to all networking events, please confirm your participation as outlined in the registration questionnaire.
  • Register as Spouse/Guest
    Spouses/Guests and Children (over 12) of registered attendees (without business interests in the meeting). All registered Spouses/Guests and Children are invited to networking events and Spouse/Guest activities. Please confirm your spouse/guests participation in these events as outlined in the registration questionnaire. NEW THIS YEAR: Your spouse/guest may register for optional networking events if they don't wish to participate in full conference agenda. After selecting the Spouse/Guest attendee type, go to Attendee Selections tab and click "(more)" for detailed descriptions
  • Register as Child (12 and under)
    Children 12 and under of registered attendees are invited to networking events and Spouse/Guest activities. Some activities may not be appropriate for children under 8. Please contact MAPPS Headquarters if you have questions.

Conference Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be in writing. No refunds will be made after December 21, 2019. Cancellations prior to December 21, 2019 will be charged a $75 administrative fee. If you need to cancel your registration, please email info@mapps.org.