2019 Surveying and Geomatics Educators Society (SaGES) Conference

August 04 – August 08, 2019 • Nicholls State University • Thibodaux, Louisiana


The Surveying and Geomatics Educators Society (SaGES @ is pleased to invite you to the upcoming 27th Biennial Conference to be held at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux LA, August 04 – August 08, 2019.


Conference Dates: August 04, 2019 through August 08, 2019

Program Schedule: 

Sunday, August 4th  4:30pm Registration Starts
5:30pm Welcome Reception
Monday, August 5th 8:30am – 4:30pm Technical Sessions
Tuesday, August 6th 8:30 – 4:30pm Technical Sessions
Wednesday, August 7th Vacation Day New Orleans
Thursday, August 8th 9:00am til NOON Technical Sessions




Registration does not include SaGES annual membership dues and guest events.  This year the dues will be collected either at the conference site or via SaGES website.  We are currently planning exciting guest events.  The guest events are extra and will be collected at the conference site.  Program will be published shortly.                                         

Early Registration (received by June 1, 2019) — $350.00
Registration (received from June 1-August 1, 2019) — $400.00
On-site Registration — $450.00

Early Registration (received by June 1, 2019) — $375.00
Registration (received from June 1-August 1, 2019) — $425.00
On-site Registration — $475.00

Graduate Students:
Registration (includes lunch only) — $100.00

Under Graduate Students:
Registration (includes lunch only) — $50.00

To register, please complete this SAGES CONFERENCE CREDIT CARD FORM.  You can either fax back at 985-448-4552 or email to

This year we are not charging Guest Vacation Day to New Orleans which includes transportation and snacks. Meals on your own.

The conference cost includes one accompanying guest for icebreaker, reception, and dinners  Sunday, Aug 04 – Tuesday Aug 06, 2019.  Includes food. Bar is a cash bar.



Nicholls State University – Bollinger Memorial Student Union, Thibodaux, Louisiana

Directions and Maps:

Directions to campus from New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette.

Campus Map

Closest airport: New Orleans International Airport (MSY) (approximately 55 miles away)

Alternate airport: Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR)  (approximately 77 miles away)

Alternate airport: Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) (approximately 100 miles away)



Coming Soon


Who Should Attend

SaGES promotes the effective teaching and learning of surveying, mapping, geomatics, and other spatially‐related education. SaGES is a forum where academia, industry and government work together to exchange ideas, promote common causes, and provide opportunities to improve the teaching and learning of geomatics. (




Hotels In Thibodaux, Louisiana
**Listed pricing is only good until July 15, 2019**

Carmel Inn & SuitesPh: (985) 446-0561  Call and mention SAGES Conference for discounted price of $77.00 plus tax. The hotel is located 1.4 miles about 4 minute drive to campus.

Days Inn & Suites – Ph: (985) 446-1933: discounted price $79.00 plus tax. Please contact hotel directly to avail the discounted prices for SAGES conference.  The hotel is located 2.7 miles about 8 minute drive to campus.

Hampton Inn & SuitesPh: (985) 446-0900  USE CODE: SAG for discounted price of $99.00 plus tax. The hotel is located at 2.8 miles about 10 minute drive to campus.

More accommodations available within 20 to 30 minute drive to campus from Houma, Louisiana.


Conference Vacation Day  August 07, 2019  – New Orleans


Presentation Uploads – Coming Soon..

Selected presentations from the conference proceedings will be published in a special issue of Surveying and Land Information Science Journal 


Abstract submission is Closed


Exhibitor & Sponsor Opportunities – Coming Soon

Industry Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunities



Contact Us:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact either via
email or Ph: 985-448-4444