The purpose of this podcast is to provide listeners with a light-hearted yet serious perspective on the life and interests of a geomatics professional. Topics will cover the spectrum of these great professions and more, with few limitations. Listeners can count on being entertained and educated!
Kent Groh, LS - Kent's passion, besides podcasting and the Chicago Cubs, is creating a solid and sustainable foundation for the surveying profession that future generations can build on for years to come. He has been working as a land surveyor for over 30 years and believes in collaborating with the various geomatics professions and governing bodies to collectively enhance our respective occupations. Kent enjoys golfing, fishing, craft beer, good food & traveling with his amazing wife. He also knows EQ Kimball and is a future curling Olympic gold medal winner.
Ryan Kelly, CP - Ryan's passion, besides podcasting and the New York Mets, is building lasting personal and professional relationships by providing the absolute best customer service and highest quality geospatial products available. He actively promotes all professions within the geomatics industry by working with students in both local middle and high schools, our future generation. Outside of work, Ryan's greatest joy is exploring the world with his amazing wife and beautiful son. He also attempts to play golf.
Producer Jake - The man behind the scenes bringing The Geoholics to life! Jake is currently a student at ASU studying Digital Marketing as well as an aspiring pilot and drone builder. He is a Boeing super-fan and owns property on Mars.
Give your business wings, power it up,and watch it lift-off! It’s that simple. With UNIFLI, you can leverage the latest in technology to add an edge to your business. UNIFLI was established in 2015 to help thousands of small, medium and enterprise business owners use the power of drones to boost their operations and achieve sky high levels of efficiency, with minimal interfaces and intervention. Drone Technology by Surveyors for Surveyors!
Land Surveyors United is not just a community for land surveyors. It is a living library, a social network, an educational platform, a discussion forum, a theatre and much more. The LSU network is a rapidly evolving community where professional land surveyors around the world share what they have learned during their career as a land surveyor. Inside you can both contribute to the collective knowledge about surveying shared for future generations or learn something new, every single day. The Land Surveyors United Community is dedicated towards strengthening the Land Surveying Profession Worldwide!
Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois offers two Land Survey education formats. They have traditional, on-campus classes AND a hybrid online/on-campus format where students go to campus one weekend per month to get the hands-on experience they need. The Weekend Land Survey Program is ideal for working adults balancing family, work, and life while looking to forward their career.
Bad Elf envisions, designs, and manufactures niche hardware and software as it relates to data collection. They are changing the business model and quite frankly the world of GPS by planning to democratize it…meaning making it realistic for anyone and everyone to collect survey grade data. Bad Elf is “engineering magic” !
Advanced Geodetic Surveys, Inc. is a Texas S-Corporation specializing in mapping and land surveying equipment that has been proudly doing business since 1991. Our team is dedicated to providing the best solutions and service for your needs. Since 1991, AGS has consistently provided expertise in the surveying and mapping industry. We offer a comprehensive list of competitive surveying and mapping products and services. The staff here at AGS has a combined experience of over 135 years. With that in mind, you can be sure that we are able to solve any problems and obstacles that you may encounter in the field. We are an authorized Trimble™ equipment dealer and service center.
At AGS – it’s the service after the sale that counts!
We're reinventing safety apparel with the highest quality materials and most functional and versatile vests the safety industry has ever seen. With ten plus years in the surveying industry, we've seen it all; used it, broke it, fixed it and modified it. What you see here at Safety Apparel is the passion and sweat of years of field testing to produce what we think is the very best safety vest on the market. Safety Apparel offers ANSI/CSA compliant, high visibility survey and construction vests and reflective traffic control gloves, with custom logos and patches for the Vests.
Get Kids into Survey began in 2017 with the creation of the first GKiS poster – a fun resource for the survey community to share with their children in order to help them understand what their parents did at work.
The response from industry members was so overwhelmingly encouraging that, just two years later, they have a whole range of survey posters in production, and we have distributed over 40,000 copies globally! As the Get Kids into Survey community expands through its network of sponsors and Brand Ambassadors, the project will grow to include full programs for educators, scholarship schemes, and a raft of resources that will inspire the next generation of surveyors. As part of their continuing mission to secure the future of the survey industry.
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