Category Archives: Education

Help Shape the Future of Surveying – SaGES 2019

Your input is requested. Surveying professionals and practitioners are invited to weigh in on matters of surveying and geomatics education, succession planning, branding, promotion, and outreach. The 27th national biennial meeting of the Surveying and Geomatics Educators Society (SaGES) will be held August 4th – August 8th, 2019 at Nicholls State University, in Thibodaux, Louisiana (near...

MOOC ado about Reskilling

Our new geospatial graduates have every reason to be happy. The good news that came out in April is that there are more vacant jobs in the U.S. than unemployed people, the highest amount in 50 years. And this jobs boom is a global pattern that extends to almost all industries, including the professional services...

GeoIgnite

GeoIgnite! Canada’s New National Geospatial Event

GeoIgnite is the exciting new Geospatial Conference for Canada. Editor’s Note: xyHt is excited to promote a new geospatial event,  an opportunity for geomatics and geospatial professionals and practitioners to expand their horizons, hear from thought-leaders, and participate in this inaugural event.  Canada has a new location technology event, and it will take place in...

Surveying Mentoring Program – Arizona

A new land surveying mentorship program is launching in Arizona. “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin The Launch In 2019, the United Surveyors of Arizona, a member-driven non-profit, is developing and facilitating the first ever officially sanctioned surveying mentorship program in Arizona....