Workshop Opportunities and Other Events

Mapping with Drones:  A 3-day professional development workshop.  This is an intensive, yet introductory level, 3-day virtual workshop. No previous knowledge or experience with drones, sUAS, or GIS is required. This workshop is appropriate for the private sector, local / state / regional / federal government employees who are interested in learning more about small unmanned aircraft systems and drones. Additional information about the workshop is available from here:  https://virginiaview.cnre.vt.edu/workshops-events/

The Virginia Tech Office of GIS and Remote Sensing (OGIS) Research Symposium:  The 2021 Virginia Tech Office of GIS and Remote Sensing (OGIS) Symposium will be held virtually this spring on April 30, 2021 @ 1:30.   We will kick off each OGIS Symposium Session with an engaging presentation (guest speaker announcements are forthcoming), which will be followed by the Symposium  Student Poster / Web Map App showcase and competition (also held virtually). Cash prizes (sponsored by VirginiaView) will be awarded!   The call for student poster & web map app abstracts (UG and Grad) is now open.  More info here: https://virginiaview.cnre.vt.edu/virginia-tech-ogis-symposium/

The GeoTEd-UAS Institute: This workforce development program, funded through the National Science Foundation ATE program and in partnership with Germanna CC, Thomas Nelson CC, the Virginia Space Grant Consortium, and Virginia Tech Geospatial Extension Program, is appropriate for community college faculty, high school teachers and 4-H leaders.  Additional information about the workshop is available from here:  https://virginiaview.cnre.vt.edu/geoted-uas/