NMGIC sponsored student awards at the 2017 Pecora conference in Sioux Falls, SD this year. The NMGIC board would like to thank Amy Budge and PECORA for bringing our two organizations together to have a positive impact on the field of geospatial technology, and giving students a chance to showcase their work!

Here are the finalists:

For the papers…..

For the posters…..



Fall Meeting Agenda

Hello NMGIC Members,

The agenda for the Fall Meeting on October 27th can be found HERE.

Regarding parking, here are some instructions:

Parking at the UNM Rotunda will require a validation code.
How to use the validation code: 817263
1. Park in any numbered stall
2. Proceed to nearest pay station
3. Enter stall number
4. Select “STP Visitor” from the screen display
5. Enter code number
6. Collect Receipt
There is no need to return to your vehicle to display the receipt. The pay station will track the validation by the stall number.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Amy Ballard

Secretary, NMGIC


William T. Pecora Memorial Conference – November 14-16

The William T. Pecora Memorial Conference (Pecora20: Observing A Changing Earth) will be held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota USA November 14-16, 2017 and is being organized by the U.S. Geological Survey, NASA, and ASPRS.  The call for abstracts is open now…the deadline for submitting abstracts is June 1, 2017.  The Steering Committee wants to announce the call for abstracts and information on the conference to the ISPRS community.

More info at :


Save the date! 2017 Spring Meeting

Hello NMGIC Members,

We are excited to announce the NMGIC Spring Meeting!
Preliminary Information is as follows:

Meeting Theme: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry

Workshop Theme (tentative): Structure for Motion Photogrammetric Technique

Dates: Thursday April 27 (Workshop) and Friday April 28 (Meeting)

Location: UNM Rotunda

We are putting together an exciting agenda and will forward more information soon!
If you are interested in presenting, or have recommendations for speakers, please contact Katie Depalo at the info below.

Katherine Depalo, Speaker Coordinator
GIS Analyst – New Mexico Gas Co.


NMGIC Board Election is open until 5:00 pm on Friday, October 14!

The NMGIC Board Election is open until 5:00 pm on Friday, October 14.  If you have not voted yet, please cast your vote!

To cast your vote, please click on the link below to access the NMGIC Board Election Ballot 2016 (ballot one):

If the above ballot is closed (capped at 100 responses), then please click on the following link to access the NMGIC Board of Election Ballot 2016 (ballot two, overflow ballot):

Please limit your voting to one ballot.

Fall NMGIC Meeting – Oct 21!


Fall Meeting – Friday, October 21
Mapping Infrastructure for Management and Preparedness

Meeting will be held at the Rotunda, 801 University Blvd. SE

Area and Parking Map

(Note the parking structure has signs that indicate that there will be a parking fee.  I was told that this would not be in place by the time of our meeting.)

Some of the topics/speakers include:

Mapping Assets Safely, Will Byrne, GISP, Space Analysis, LLC
A Closer Look at GIS Management & Mapping of PNM’s Infrastructure, Gathen Garcia and Stella Murdock, PNM
USACE Hazards Mapbook, John Peterson, US Army Corps of Engineers
NM Multi-Hazard Risk Portfolio, Shawn Penman, Earth Data Analysis Center
Fire Planning and the Role of GIS, Anne Russell, SWCA Environmental Consultants
Map-Based Infrastructure Management for Small Towns, Melodi King, Smallmelo GIS
…and more!

Registration will be from 8:00 – 8:45.

Final agenda will be sent out soon!