13 March 2014


Students graduating this spring are asking me how to meet professionals. My advice usually involves a time machine, because you should start meeting them around your sophomore year, not in your senior year.

Where ever you are in your studies or professional development, you might check out these upcoming events:

1)  FREE - TOMORROW     The NJ Geospatial Forum meets this Friday, March 14th, at 10 a.m.  The meeting will be held in the ITC Room at OIT, 300 Riverview Plaza, Trenton, NJ 08611.  Our speaker is Steve Welebny from Keystone Aerial Surveys Inc.  He will speak about "Innovations in Image-Derived 3D Point Clouds" and will discuss the generation of dense and highly accurate colorized 3D point clouds from conventional digital imagery.

2) FREE  Even if you do not enter the mapping contest you can attend and enjoy a really fun morning of GIS show and tell.
The 27th Annual NJ DEP GIS Mapping Contest
April 10, 2014 – 10:00 am – 12:30 pm (contestants should arrive at 9:00 am)
NJDEP Building, Public Hearing Room, 401 E. State St., Trenton, NJ 08608

Theme: GIS – Keeping New Jersey Safe

3) Finish Spring Break strong with this outstanding meeting that happens (this year) to be on the Busch Campus. The New Jersey Land Conservation Rally is one of the must attend gatherings of the year for those actively working to protect the landscapes of New Jersey. The incredible student rate of $25 makes this a particularly great investment in your future. 

4)  The Regional Plan Association has a slightly pricey meeting unless you are a student. how else are you going to spend a day at the Waldorf-Astoria for $125? And the meeting is a fabulous place to meet all sorts of professionals interested in planning.

Full RPA Assembly program available!
Register by March 15 to save $50!
When: Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, followed by a reception
Where: The Waldorf-Astoria, New York, 301 Park Avenue
Register: https://rpaassembly2014.eventbrite.com
Full schedule: http://assembly.rpa.org

Featured Speakers

  • The Honorable Earl Blumenauer, Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Xavier de Souza Briggs, Vice President of Economic Opportunity & Assets, Ford Foundation
  • The Honorable Bill Finch, Mayor, City of Bridgeport
  • Polly Trottenberg, Commissioner, New York City Department of Transportation
  • The Honorable John S. Wisniewski, Assemblyman, New Jersey State Legislature
  • The Honorable Dawn Zimmer, Mayor, City of Hoboken

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