GEO-ESCON Membership

Join GEO-ESCON, a consortium dedicated to fostering geomatics excellence and driving collaborative efforts. Reach out to us today to initiate the process of becoming a member of GEO-ESCON. 

Discover the exclusive benefits of becoming a member of GEO-ESCON. As a member institution, you gain access to a range of valuable opportunities that foster collaboration, streamline processes, and facilitate networking within the geomatics community.

Benefits of Membership

  • Exclusive Eligibility: Member institutions have exclusive eligibility to  receive GEO-ESCON funding, which supports selected activities to benefit NGA’s mission. 

  • Concept Proposal: Take part in shaping the future of geomatics by making scientific and technical recommendations to NGA through GEO-ESCON's various channels. 

  • Streamlined Contracting: GEO-ESCON members can expect a streamlined peer-to-peer contracting process facilitated by the consortium membership agreement and GEO-ESCON's established relationship with NGA. This accelerates the contract process, enabling rapid activity funding.   

  • Collaboration Opportunities: Forge meaningful connections and expand your professional network through intentional opportunities facilitated by GEO-ESCON, connecting you with potential collaborators and emerging scholars. 

Member Institution Qualifications

GEO-ESCON seeks institutions of higher education that possess exceptional capabilities in geomatics and related fields or are dedicated to developing those capabilities. GEO-ESCON's member institutions share a commitment to excellence, innovation, and collaboration and have a demonstrated track record of delivering high-quality research, education, and applied technologies relevant to geomatics challenges of national importance.  

How to Become a Member

To explore your interest in joining GEO-ESCON reach out to the GEO-ESCON team at  geoescon@osu.edu. Alternatively, if your institution is already familiar with the benefits of GEO-ESCON, the academic membership application can be submitted here. If you have any questions regarding the application, you can reference the application questions in PDF format or email geoescon@osu.edu for assistance. If you are an individual seeking to join our mailing list, please sign up here.

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GEO-ESCON Partner Institution List

Updated 02/08/2024