February 11-13, 2024  |  Colorado Convention Center   |  Denver, CO, USA

Younger Geospatial Professional of the Year Award



What does this award represent? The Younger Geospatial Professional of the Year Award recognizes a YGP for her/his achievements in the 3D geospatial technology space. Brought to you by Geo Week and Lidar News.

Who can be nominated? Yourself, or a peer


Where will the award take place? Geo Week 2024

How does it work, and what are some suggested topics?

Geospatial professionals who are 35 years old and younger are encouraged to submit a 2.0 to 2.5-minute video explaining the following: 

1.) Give a brief overview of a 10-minute presentation that nominee could present at Geo Week 2024 if selected (i.e. current project or successful case study).
2.) Explain how nominee encourages others to pursue excellence and leadership in their geospatial careers.
3.) Include a mention of nominee’s educational background, work history/positions held and any professional accomplishments to date.
  • The challenge of advancing your career during a pandemic
  • Innovative uses of drone lidar
  • What can one person do about sustainability?
  • What will be the next geo- technology game changer?
  • How 3D technology is going to be used in smart cities of the future

What are the benefits?

  • One complimentary Geo Week Full Conference Pass
  • Opportunity for 10 minute presentation
  • Air transportation to travel to attend Geo Week*
  • Hotel accommodations for three nights to attend Geo Week*


*Reimbursement for round-trip air transportation limited to coach airfare up to $500

*Complimentary hotel accommodations provided for three nights at one of the official event hotels to be determined by event management.

2023 Younger Geospatial Professional Award Recipient

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