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Free webinar on Careers in Remote Sensing and GIS


Careers in Remote Sensing and GIS Webinar

November 8, 2012
12noon CT


Students and young professionals are invited to attend the first Careers in Remote Sensing and GIS Webinar, presented by the Geological Remote Sensing Group for North America.

The format will be short presentations and Q&A from Professionals at mid- and advanced-career stages on their experience, and also predictions as to the geospatial job market in the next five years.  If you are a student finishing studies in the near future and looking for advice on career options or a Young Professional looking for new directions, this may provide you with an insight on how to move up in the Remote Sensing and GIS world.

This webinar will provide information about careers in Remote Sensing, including:

  • Key skill sets for a career in remote sensing
  • Advantages and challenges of remote sensing jobs in Academia, Consulting and Industry
  • Is getting a PhD necessary for a job in remote sensing
  • How often do these jobs come up? How hard are they to find?

Speakers include:

  • Conrad Wright, Chief Business Development Officer, SpecTIR
  • Dr. Chuck Kluth, Distinguished Scientist, Petroleum Geology, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
  • Lori Wickert,Remote Sensing and Spectral Geologist and Principal Consultant - Remote Sensing to Newmont Mining's Remote Sensing and Regolith Terrain Mapping, Global Exploration Solution's Group.
  • Ralph Baker, Senior Consulting Geologist