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The Drone Revolution in Spatial Analysis -- CGA Annual Conference, April 27th-28th

Videos of the CGA Annual Conference on the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) -- commonly known as Drones -- are now posted online for viewing here!   The conference brought together experts from academia, government, industry, and humanitarian NGOs, to discuss the emerging technology of UAVs and their impact on research.   Many applications in the field of Archaeology were featured, including the work of CGA Director, Jason Ur, whose investigations were recently w

ArcGIS for Desktop Concurrent Use License Server Maintenance Completed

CGA staff completed upgrading the primary license server for ArcGIS Desktop Concurrent Use  from version 10.4.1 to version 10.5. The server "" has resumed license service for ArcGIS clients.

Please open ArcGIS Administrator and change Licence Manager to the primary server "", which supports versions 10.1-10.5.  This is the last update on the matter.

Please note that this does not affect other licenses served out from the primary server (ERDAS Imagine, ENVI, IDL, FME, TerrSet).

2017 Fisher Prizes Awarded

The 2017 Howard T Fisher Prizes for excellence in GIS have been awarded to Harvard students Melissa Balding (undergraduate category) for "Vision Zero Boston: Using Crowd Sourced Safety Concerns to Identify Local Street Projects" and Oliver Curtis and Brian Ho (graduate category) for "Building a Complex Surface to Simulate America’s 

CGA Speakers and Panelists at AAG Boston, April 6th - 9th

This year's American Association of Geographers will feature CGA Staff in the following panels:

Peter Bol 

Jeff Blossom