Conference overview

Conference overview schedule

Monday Afternoon June 7th

Summary:  Registration; Intro to ArcGIS 10 Seminar; geocaching; evening WVAGP mixer.

Tuesday June 8th

Tuesday Agenda
     WVAGP Annual Meeting

Summary:  Roll call of state GIS activities; plenary session on State GIS Plan; keynote speaker Jeff Lovin; WVAGP annual meeting; sponsor dinner. Governor Manchin is scheduled to speak in the morning.

Wednesday June 9th

Wednesday Agenda
     Presentation Abstracts

Summary:  Concurrent paper and poster presentations; Geospatial Jeopardy; awards; evening WVAGP hospitality.

Thursday June 10th

Thursday Agenda
     LiDAR Workshop (8 am - 5 pm)
     HIFLD Seminar (9 am - 12 pm)

Summary:  URISA-certified workshop on LiDAR Principals and Applications; Homeland Infrastructure Foundation-Level Data seminar.


Jeff Lovin The Keynote on Tuesday June 8th will be given by Jeff Lovin, CP. Mr Lovin is Vice President of the Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Division of Woolpert, Inc., Dayton, OH, and is currently the President of the Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS).

Mr. Lovin has spent his entire 23-year career in the geospatial profession at Woolpert where he has developed a varied technical background in flight operations, surveying, and photogrammetry. He served as a project manager for many local, state, and federal clients before assuming his current role within the firm in 2001.

Formed in 1982, MAPPS is the only national association exclusively comprised of private firms in the remote sensing, spatial data and geographic information systems field in the United States. Current MAPPS memberships span the entire spectrum of the geospatial community, including Member Firms engaged in satellite and airborne remote sensing, surveying, photogrammetry, aerial photography, LIDAR, hydrography, bathymetry, charting, aerial and satellite image processing, GPS, and GIS data collection and conversion services.