GeoIgnite: Leadership in Times of Disruption

Join us virtually this year for Canada’s National Geospatial Leadership: GeoIgnite conference on July 22nd to 24th, 2020!
GeoIgnite is a unique opportunity for geospatial community in Canada and abroad to learn, share and engage with one another at our virtual conference.

Nova Scotia Civic Address Finder

The new improved Nova Scotia Civic Address Finder is an online mapping application used to allow the public to view civic address information, including civic numbers, street names and more …

Canadian Space Technology Startup SkyWatch to Make Satellite Data Easily Accessible

SkyWatch Space Applications, a Waterloo-based space technology startup, announced it has completed a $10M CAD Series A round of financing to provide companies with affordable and reliable access to satellite data.

Geo-technologies for Resource Management Conference and COGS Industry Expo

COGS and the Applied Geomatics Research Group would like to invite you to join them at the Geo-technologies for Resource Management Conference focused on innovative and wide-ranging applications of geo-technologies in the increasingly important field of resource management.

Atlas of Mi’kmaw Place Names

The most complete geographical representation ever created of Mi’kma’ki territory and Mi’kmaw Place Names, including an online interactive map with more than 700 place names derived from approximately 1500 names collected throughout Nova Scotia from interviews with Mi’kmaw Elders and others. Click here to browse the Atlas of Mi’kmaw Place Names …

National Airborne LiDAR Data Acquisition Guideline

The Federal Government of Canada published the “Federal Airborne LiDAR Data Acquisition Guideline” in support of LiDAR data acquisitions. The document is meant to be a resource for the acquisition of base elevation data derived from airborne data and provide guidance to the LiDAR community in support of developing highly accurate national elevation products.

Note: This document has been updated to version 2.0 – find out how to download a copy …

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics for Advanced Autonomous Space Systems

SkyWatch is excited to announce that the company was selected by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to complete Phase I of the Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics for Advanced Autonomous Space Systems challenge.

47th Annual CaGIS Map Design Competition

The purpose of the annual CaGIS map design competition is to promote interest in map design and to recognize significant design advances in cartography. The focus of this competition is design; therefore, judging is based on cartographic design criteria, such as creativity, text (spelling and grammar, too), balance, unity, clarity, use of color, and subject matter.

The competition is open to all map-makers in the United States and Canada for maps completed or published during the current calendar year (2019). Help showcase some great Canadian geospatial projects, and find out how to submit your entries …

Plex.Earth Timeviews Empowers Professionals with Satellite Imagery

Plexscape, developers of Plex.Earth®, one of the most popular tools for AutoCAD for the acceleration of architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) projects, launched Timeviews™, a unique service in the global AEC market, which makes the most up-to-date satellite imagery affordable and easily accessible within AutoCAD.

Touch GIS, New Data Collection Tool

Powerful mobile devices are transforming how we work in the field. Touch GIS takes full advantage of the devices already in our pockets, making field data collection easier than ever.