Aerial Services, Inc.

Tim Dayhuff
Government Geospatial Solutions

Aerial Services, Inc. (ASI) is an integrated team of professionals providing premier Aerial Acquisition, Digital Ortho, Vector Mapping, Terrain & LiDAR services to government, utilities, engineers, and other geospatial clients. Based in the Iowa heartland for nearly half a century, Aerial Services’ resilient work ethic, cutting-edge technology, and experienced staff combine to harness the power of geographic information and provide solutions you need.

Ayres Associates

Jason Krueger
Manager Aerial Mapping

Ayres Associates has been providing mapping and survey services throughout the Upper Midwest for nearly 60 years. Throughout our history we have remained on the forefront of the geospatial industry by offering a smart blend of traditional and contemporary technologies to support a wide range of public and private services. Our broad experience with land surveying, LiDAR, aerial imagery, and GIS enables a turnkey and efficient approach to each project. We also recognize that a successful project brings clients into the design process to customize the solution to better suit budget, schedule, and situational conditions – whether that’s a jurisdiction, corridor, or project site.

Geographic Software Specialist, Inc. (GSSi)

Jeffery Smith

Geographic Software Specialists, Inc. (GSSi) is a GIS software development and consulting firm with over 40 years of experience in the creation of desktop, mobile and embedded GIS systems. We specialize in the fields of cadastral mapping, facilities management, crime analysis, field survey, topography and recreational mapping applications.

Houston Engineering, Inc.

Brian Fischer
Vice President, Senior GIS Project Manager

In 1968, George Houston began Houston Engineering as a small civil engineering and surveying firm with fewer than 10 employees. Today Houston Engineering, Inc. (HEI) employs numerous professionals in offices across North Dakota and Minnesota.

Local and national clients alike seek HEI’s creative and lasting solutions in the areas of water resources, environmental issues, water supply, municipal, transportation, surveying, land and site development, waste management, urban planning, GIS, and web/mobile technology.

Leica Geosystems

Erin McCormick
GIS Regional Sales Manager, Eastern US

Leica Geosystems is best known for its broad choice of products and services including TPS total stations, GPS global positioning systems, levels, construction-site lasers, and machine guidance systems, through to comprehensive, integrated solutions for infrastructure and deformation monitoring, Laser Scanning solutions as well as Airborne Sensors.

Leica Geosystems creates complete solutions for professionals around the world.

North Point Geographic Solutions, LLC

Sam Giebner 
GIS Analyst 

North Point Geographic Solutions, LLC (NPGS) is a full service Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and cartography firm located in Duluth, Minnesota, and in operation since 2006. We specialize in Federal, State and Local Government GIS solutions, as well as customized Forestry Management GIS solutions. Using the latest in today’s GIS technology, we provide high quality, responsive services tai-lored to fit the individual client’s needs. NPGS works with a variety of applications and programming languages, including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Online, ArcSDE, Portal for ArcGIS, SQL Server, Oracle, Python, JavaScript, HTML, Visual Basic .NET, and more! NPGS employs an exceptional team of professionals that provide consulting and expertise in a variety of GIS services, applications and project coordination.

Pictometry International

Brandon Tourtelotte
Regional Technical Manager

Pictometry Intelligent Images are captured by a fleet of 93 planes outfitted with USGS-certified camera systems flying year-round. Image processing is completed using patented technologies that deliver amazing clarity and detail for a precise view of every feature. Because every pixel in the image is georeferenced the images become actionable, allowing for measurements and data extraction.

Web-based access and tools make it easy to view and analyze the images and information. This technology is integrated with your existing GIS, CAMA and 911 software already in place. Pictometry also provides LiDAR and other GIS and mapping services.


Blaine Hackett
Director of Business Development, GIS

RESPEC is a client-focused consulting and services company that has helps clients manage obstacles and concerns quickly, reliably, and economically for over 45 years. Since its founding in 1969, our com-pany has grown to over 230 professionals in 13 states. RESPEC’s GIS Center of Excellence (COE) is a solutions provider. We use the best tools for the job. RESPEC works with clients to provide tools that meet their needs, enhance technology that they are already applying, and stay within their budget. Our COE group is comprised of GIS professionals with varied skills. We are GIS application develop-ers, programmers, analysts, data modelers and cartographers. We utilize these diverse skills to sup-port all aspects of GIS-centered projects and those supported by GIS technology.

Seiler, Geospatial Division

Jay Riester
Senior Mapping Support Technician

Since 1945, Seiler Instrument has provided the right tools and technology for those wishing to popu-late their GIS field data and get their work accomplished efficiently, productively and within budget.

We are the largest Authorized MGIS Trimble Dealer in the United States. Check out Seiler our Map-ping Blog at


Bob Basques
Technical Director

SGA Labs. LLC is a research and development company focusing on location tracking and Common 
Operating Picture (COP) technologies. DragonEye, its flagship web-enabled Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) solution, offers a significant price advantage over other AVL systems while delivering state of the art performance in a highly flexible platform. Intended for end users with substantial fleets where safety and robust visualization are paramount such as municipal public works, major airport ground operations, and all categories of first responders.