Spring 2022

Recent Activities & Items of Interest

AGSG Business Items

  • 2022 Business Meeting: Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's annual AAG meeting! If you would like to view a video of the business meeting, it is published on the AAG website: https://aag-annualmeeting.secure-platform.com/a/solicitations/19/sessiongallery/4927 

AAG Annual Meeting

  • To view session recordings for the 2022 meeting: https://www.aag.org/events/2022-aag-annual-meeting/
  • Next year's AAG Annual Meeting will take place March 23-27, 2023 in Denver Colorado. https://www.aag.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/AAG-2023-Denver-Postcard.pdf 

Awards & Opportunities

  • Anderson Medal: The Anderson Medal committee and AGSG board voted to award the 2022 Anderson Medal of Applied Geography. Please congratulate Dr. Mei-Po Kwan as this year's Medal of Honor recipient! Visit the Anderson Medal webpage , and personal website (http://meipokwan.org/) for more information.
  • Kauffman Paper Awards in Geography & Entrepreneurship: The 2022 awards have been posted and can be found here https://www.aag.org/award-grant/kauffman/

Fun Stuff & Good Reads/Listens

Upcoming Opportunities & Events

Publishing Opportunities

Upcoming Conferences

  • Applied Geography Conference 2021 / AAG Regions Connect: A Joint Climate-Forward Initiative. October 14-16, 2021 virtual. More info: https://www.appgeogconf.org/2021-conference.html 
  • ASPRS Annual Conference / Geo Week 2022: Professionals working with photogrammetry, remote sensing, and GIS gather at the ASPRS Annual Conference for technical workshops, education sessions, awards recognizing excellence, and ASPRS committee meetings. Members and non-members welcome! February 6-8, 2022 in Denver, CO. More info: https://www.geo-week.com/asprs/ 
  • ESRI User Conference: Join the world's largest GIS conference. July 11–15, 2022 in San Diego, CA. More info: https://www.esri.com/en-us/about/events/uc/save-date 
  • Pecora 22: Opening the Aperture to Innovation - Expanding our Collective Understanding of a Changing Earth - October 23-27, 2022 in Denver, CO. More info: https://pecora22.org/ 

    Training Opportunities

    • https://appliedsciences.nasa.gov/join-mission/training
      • NASA ARSET hosts virtual trainings introducing remote sensing resources. For a list of upcoming trainings and to access freely-available training archives
    • https://www.esri.com/training/mooc/ 
      • Esri MOOC Program:Massive open online courses show how to apply geospatial thinking and create data-driven insight that improves organizations, communities, and the world. To see upcoming courses see link above.

    Internship & Job Openings

    • The AAG offers a wealth of information to answer questions, guide your career planning, and help you find a job. Members and non-members alike are invited to explore AAG resources: https://jobs.aag.org/ 
    • NASA internships and fellowships leverage NASA’s unique missions and programs to enhance and increase the capability, diversity and size of the nation’s future workforce. Internships are available from high school to graduate level. Internships provide students with the opportunity to participate in either research or other experiential learning, under the guidance of a mentor at NASA. US citizenship is required. For more information, visit: https://intern.nasa.gov/
    • NASA DEVELOP, part of NASA’s Applied Sciences Program, addresses environmental and public policy issues through interdisciplinary research projects that apply the lens of NASA Earth observations to community concerns around the globe. The program runs three terms a year (spring, summer, and fall). For more information, eligibility, and application deadlines, visit:  https://develop.larc.nasa.gov/apply.php 
    • The Department of Geography and Geographic Information Sciences invites applications for a non-tenure-track (9 month) renewable position at the level of Instructor, with teaching responsibilities primarily for introductory-level physical geography courses, beginning August 2022. Teaching responsibilities are anticipated to include Introduction to Physical Geology and Geography, Introduction to Geography, Natural Resource Management and Sustainability, Physical Geography, and Meteorology.  More information can be found at https://www.siue.edu/employment/cas/FY22-104.shtml 

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