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News: Association Updates

Association Update, GITA on the Move!

Wednesday, June 28, 2017  


New Career Center!

GIT-A Job! At no cost, anyone can submit a geospatial job opening, or search resumes/CV's posted online by GITA geospatial professionals. Members of the Association can also search all career advancement opportunities that have been submitted, and subscribe to receive an email notification of new postings.

North America Scholarship

Amount of $1,000 (awards typically in excess of $3,000 per year) The July 31st deadline to submit an application is fast approaching. If you know of a deserving student or if you are a current student and meet the eligibility requirements, don't miss out on educational dollars. Eligibility requirements and forms can be found in the
Scholarship section of the GITA website.

GITA Geospatial Awards

GITA sponsors four awards (two for individuals, two for organizations) as a way to recognize substantial contributions to the geospatial industry or association. Award recipients are determined by your nominations. Deadline to submit nominations is August 15, 2017. Award presentations occur at Pipeline Week in early October. Take time to check out the Awards Program page of the GITA website and nominate today!

October is fast approaching.  Remember to register, exhibit, or be a sponsor.  GITA members receive discounts on exhibitor floor space and individual registration!

GITA on the move!  
Keep an eye on the following items!
  • New Texas Chapter - Attention Texas GITA members!  Sean Henry is looking for you!  If you are interested in getting in on the ground floor of the Texas Chapter, contact Sean at for all the details!
  • GITA Learning Center - Proceedings from the Pacific Northwest Conference are now available in the Learning Center with EnerGIS soon to follow! Book mark the page, and check back often.
  • GITA's National Conference is back as a companion event to the CGA Conference being held March 6-8, 2018 in Phoenix. Keep checking the GITA website for developing details and a call for abstracts in the near future.
  • A round of applause to all of you for putting GITA's LinkedIn community over 5,000 members!  Keep us moving forward by viewing, liking, sharing, and retweeting the daily new updates on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn!
2017 Webinar Program is about to Start!
GITA's tradition of providing dynamic ongoing educational experiences for our membership and the greater geospatial community continues with the 2017 Webinar Program.

Get the details, mark your calendar, tell your friends, and join our first webinar of 2017 on Tuesday, July 18th:  "Mapping Crisis: A Standards Approach Using the United States National Grid." 
It's a Wrap!

A fifth successful EnerGIS conference has ended, but the results of a collaborative effort of all involved remain.

Over the past five years EnerGIS has been able to provide an educational networking experience to nearly 1,000 geospatial practitioners, award $19,000 in scholarships, and provide $2,500 to the Greater Washington County Food Bank. None of this would have been possible without the support of our host, Range Resources Corporation and the assistance of GITA.  Everyone involved is looking forward to a continued partnership for another great conference in 2018! 

GITA Wishes Everyone a Happy Fourth of July!
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