Many may have received the digital newsletter from Point of Beginning today and did not
notice the editors pick in the email that David Newcomer's summation from this year's Geospatial Summit hosted by NGS was featured. For you that may not know, David is an active member of the Geospatial Users Group and a retiree of NGS. He was the NGS Advisor for the State of Florida up until his retirement. David is an excellent representative of the group and has a great depth and knowledge of geodesy that is a substantial benefit to the Users Group, which is evident from his featured article. We are honored that he represented the Geospatial Users Group at the Geospatial Summit and his efforts are being showcased.
The role the members and officers of the Geospatial Users Group plays in the geospatial community is vital to necessary involvement in setting guidelines and policies for which we all will be impacted. You can be involved in this by joining or participating in the group. The group is made of volunteers who all have the goal of education and outreach, you can be a part of this process.
David Newcomer, PE, PLS, and former NGS Advisor for the State of Florida and Geospatial Users Group member and contributor offered to attend the meeting on behalf of the group this year. Mr. Newcomer submitted the following report regarding the Geospatial Summit below in the Download Section. He attended the 2019 Geospatial Summit on May 6-7, 2019.
Our members have wide-ranging backgrounds and career paths that made them become members of the Geospatial Users Group. We look to showcase our members and what background they have and how it benefits the group as a whole.
The group is comprised of a three member board, President, Vice-President and Secretary. They represent the members of the group and work on outreach. There are quarterly meetings held throughout the state of Florida with participation of those interested in the group.
The Geospatial Users Group is a group within the Florida Surveying and Mapping Society that was formed over 20 years ago as the GPS Users Group. Today with the convergence of so many professional uses of GNSS based applications the group was redefined as the Geospatial Users Group.
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