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News: Association Updates

2017 PNW GITA Conference Agenda & Pricing

Tuesday, March 28, 2017  
APRIL 24 & 25

The 2017 annual conference for the PNW GITA will be taking place April 24th & 25th at the Future of Flight in Mukilteo, WA only 30 minutes north of downtown Seattle.

Come to Mukilteo, participate in our sessions and discuss today's hot topics in Geomatics with your peers.  We have a phenomenal roster of industry leading speakers that is second to none.  We look forward to hosting you!

Topics and Speakers include:

The Geospatial Industry past, present and future
Peter Batty, Ubisense


Database and Mobile Mapping for new circuit design and construction
Chris Beasey, Chartwell Consultants

Data; Driving the Smart Grid
Eric Charette, Hexagon Safety and Infrastructure

Analyzing wildfire threats to protect your assets

Piet Nooij, Fortis BC

Geospatial + BIM key to transforming construction

Geoff Zeiss, Between the Poles

Using Geodatasets to model Critical Infrastructure interdependencies in the PNW

Bill Johnstone, Spatial Vision Group

Design meets GIS

Dennis Beck, Spatial Business Systems

Don't copy data! Instead, share it at Web-Scale

Mark Krover, Amazon

Geospatial integration options with SAP

Dave Barclay, Snohomish PUD

Status of Technological Advancements in relation to Utilities

Cameron Shankland, Aethon Aerial Solutions



$250 GITA members

$275 Attendee only

$325 Non-member, includes a GITA membership

$350 Vendor, GITA member

$375 Vendor/attendee only

$425 Vendor, Non-member, includes a GITA membership

$99 Student 

Join the Conference! Click here - (Registration)    

Attention Students! Deadline to apply for scholarships is April 1st. Click here to fill out the application - (Scholarship Application)



The Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA) is the professional association and leading advocate for anyone using geospatial technology to help operate, maintain, and protect the infrastructure, which includes organizations such as utilities, telecommunication companies, and the public sector.
Through industry-leading conferences - along with research initiatives, chapters, membership, and other programs - GITA provides education and professional best practices.

The infrastructure is all fundamental services, activities, and operations that sustain our communities and way of life - from keeping the lights on to creating safe drinking water to responding to an emergency.

GITA Pacific Northwest represents and supports the Geomatics industry throughout the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and the states of Washington, Oregon and Idaho.  Our inclusive association enables true collaboration; which comes with interacting with your peers from different industries including government, resource, energy among others.

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