CMHRP Lidar Coordinator/National Geospatial Program Associate National Map Liaison invited as Keynote speaker for the Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors 2021 Winter Meeting

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Xan Fredericks, Lidar Coordinator for the Coastal and Marine Hazards and Resources Program (CMHRP) and Associate National Map Liaison to Florida, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands for the National Geospatial Program, has been invited by MAPPS to provide the Keynote during their 2021 Winter Meeting.

In a virtual presentation on January 26, 2021, Xan Fredericks will discuss how the U.S. Geological Survey serves Florida geospatially through the 3D Elevation Program, participation in the 3D Nation Requirements and Benefits Study, involvement in the Florida Coastal Mapping Program, and more. The 2021 Winter Meeting is being held in Orlando, Florida (https://www.mapps.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1460398&group=).

The Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS) is the preeminent national association of firms involved in many aspects and benefits of the geospatial field in the United States. Member firms are thought leaders in mapping, surveying, photogrammetry, satellite and airborne remote sensing, aerial photography, hydrography, GPS and GIS data collection and conversion services, technology development and geospatial products. Our associate members produce innovative technologies, software solutions and ancillary services to firms world-wide and to government agencies. MAPPS is dedicated to all the business aspects, networking, technical and professional education, geospatial policy and legislation that private practitioners and the mapping community will always need. (https://www.mapps.org/page/about_index).