The theme this year is Geomatics Atlantic: Oceans of Data which will be the biggest cross-sector oceans conference in Atlantic Canada, capitalizing on the current energy and investment in the ocean sector.
Every year MGUG host their annual Fall Conference that brings together over 300 GIS professionals from the private sector, government, non profits, and academics. This year the MGUG Fall Conference will take place at the Club Regent Event Centre in Winnipeg on October 17.
The Indigenous Mapping Workshop is an annual 4-day event that provides geospatial training and opportunities for Indigenous communities …
The Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS) and the Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) Nova Scotia Chapter would like to invite you to a workshop on 3D Data mapping that will be of interest to industry, non-profit groups, associations, academia and all levels of government.
It will take place at Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) in Lawrencetown. COGS is Canada’s largest geomatics-focused learning environment offering high-quality geographic information programs in the fields of GIS, surveying, remote sensing, mapping and land-use planning.
The final day will include the Annual COGS Industry Expo 2018
Read more at https://canadiangis.com/?p=16448#LFmKGSQiMwWdD6zy.99
PCI Geomatics will be hosting a User Group Meeting on November 15th in conjunction with a special event to celebrate PCI Geomatics’s 35 years in the Geospatial industry. This is a Free Event, but you need to register to reserve your spot.
This years event is being hosted by CIG-NL (Canadian Institute of Geomatics Newfoundland Branch) and will be held in historic downtown St.Johns Newfoundland and feature 150 years of geomatics in Canada …
URISA, in partnership with its Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia Chapters, is pleased to invite you to GIS-Pro 2016: URISA’s 54th Annual Conference. The conference will take place October 31-November 3 at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, Ontario.
Michael Hughes will be the opening keynote speaker on November 1. He will discuss “The Power of Personal Contact: How to Turn 3 Minute Conversations into Powerful, Productive and Profitable Relationships”, where we’ll learn how to maximize every GIS-Pro conference contact – great advice to kick off the conference!
Breakout sessions are scheduled on November 1-3. Presentations will be delivered by more than 100 speakers. Each session is detailed: https://gispro2016.sched.org/ Attendance and participation at GIS-Pro 2016, earns points toward GIS Professional Certification/Renewal and the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) for professional planner credit.
There are luncheon presentations and posters, a Vendor Spark session and Lightning talks. Networking events from a Young Professionals’ Meetup to the Conference Social Event at the Hockey Hall of Fame will provide ample opportunities to expand your professional connections. The annual URISA awards breakfast will honor GIS Hall of Fame inductees, Exemplary Systems in Government winners and volunteer superstars. Companies in the exhibit hall will demonstrate their solutions and Esri’s Hands-On Learning Lab will provide self-directed training tutorials.
The conference will wrap up on Thursday morning with Leslie Woo, Chief Planning Officer of Metrolinx, who will speak to the key issues that will shape the cities of the future and the leadership needed to creatively guide that future. Her closing comments will be followed by URISA’s Annual Business Meeting and the first Annual General Meeting of GeoAlliance Canada.
Calling all Students! URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet is inviting participation in the GIS-Pro 2016 Student Competition and has opportunities to attend the conference for free as a student volunteer. Details are online and the deadline is September 30.
Hope to see you in Toronto!
For complete details, including exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, visit http://www.gis-pro.org today!
Finally, A Business Gathering That Focuses On Integrating Drones Into Commercial Operations
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Regardless of what industry you are currently working in, regardless of where you sit on the learning curve, whether you are currently employing, or thinking about potentially incorporating UAV technology into your business applications, this Commercial Applications for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles conference in Montreal is for you.
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GIS Conferences and Events in Canada
[page last updated March 2016]
Attending professional GIS conferences or geomatics related events is always a great way to stay current with what is happening in the geomatics industry and provides amble opportunity to enjoy a good time while networking and mingling with others in the geomatics sector.
Many professional organizations across Canada offer great geomatics related conferences and events every year, so we created the Canadian GIS Conference and Events section on CanadianGIS.com as a way to provide the geospatial community with free information about the various related conferences, events, workshops, training seminars and webinars that are being offered.
Our events section includes a variety events related to GIS, remote sensing, surveying, cartography, geography and all other geomatics disciplines (and from British Columbia to Newfoundland).
We are fortunate enough to be able to attend several GIS conference and events every year all across Canada so we also post summaries of past events (when we can) with photos for those that were not fortunate enough to attend but wanted to know how the conference or event turned out.
Listed below are some of the upcoming GIS conferences, events and webinars. If you know of one that is not listed in our events section or are planning a geomatics related conference or event and would like to have it listed for free and promoted out through the Canadian GIS & Geomatics networks then let us know.
[Note: This is a dynamic page that is updated regularly – so check back often]
2016 GIS Conference and Events
- February 2 – 3 (London, Ontario) –Turning Precision Agriculture Potential into Profit
- February 4 (Ottawa, Ontario) –PCI Geomatics User Group Meeting
- February 17 (Winnipeg, Manitoba) – MGUG 2016 Winter Workshop and AGM
- February 24 (London, Ontario) – AOLS AGM
- May 4 (Mississauga, Ontario) – URISA Ontario’s BeSpatial 2016
- May 4 to 6 (Edmonton, Alberta) – ACLS Surveyors Conference & AGM Gateway North: Traversing the currents
- May 4 to 6 (Halifax, Nova Scotia) – CAG 2016 AGM
- June 7 to 9 (Winnipeg, Manitoba) – Canadian Cartographic Association Conference
- June 7 to 9 (Winnipeg, Manitoba) – Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing
- October 19 – 20 (Montreal, Quebec) – Géomatique 2016
- October 31 – November 3 (Toronto, Ontario) – GIS-Pro 2016 URISA’s 54th Annual Conference
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