IMIA held its second annual DC Meetup on Thursday, Jan. 31 2019 at the Esri R&D Center in Arlington, Virginia. It was a great opportunity for mapping industry leaders to meet, network and be an active part of relevant discussions and topical presentations. The event featured keynote presenters Andrew Turner, Director and CTO of Esri R&D Center and Lisa Johnson, PAD-US Coordinator, USGS Cooperator of Boise State University, and presenters Ray Caputo, Geographer and GeoPDF Program Lead of the U.S. Army Geospatial Center; Allen Carroll, Program Manager, Storytelling of Esri; Mark Cygan, Industry Manager for Mapping and Statistics of Esri; Ted Florence, President of Avenza Systems, Inc.; Betsy Kanalley, Geospatial Products and Services Program Manager of U.S. Forest Service; Bennett Moe, Contributing Editor & Director, Business Development of The CyberWire; Tim Montenyohl, Designer/3D Artist of International Mapping; Phil Satlof, Program Manager of Blue Raster; Matt Tricomi, Chief Architect & President of Xentity Corporation; Marissa Wood, Director of Research of International Mapping and Marshall Worthey, Federal Account Manager of GISinc.

The International Map Industry Association (IMIA) is a forward-looking organization that brings together leaders from across the spectrum of the mapping industry to network and learn. IMIA supports its membership through resources and events, developing business connections and business opportunities with partners, colleagues and competitors both regionally and internationally. Membership and sponsorship opportunities are available!