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GIS and Geospatial Events in 2020

The internet has made it easier to obtain information, yet it can still be challenging to find what you are looking for or know of great conferences and geospatial events that are taking place. Here is a community driven Google Calendar containing GIS and Geospatial Events taking place in 2020 all across the globe …

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.

Free GIS Day Promotion Resources

GIS Day provides a forum for GIS users all over the world to demonstrate how real-world applications are making a difference in society. This year GIS day is Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

Download free resources provided to help you put together a fun and successful GIS Day event …

Map your world! – HERE Mapathon

Do you want to have a real impact on your community? Create a visually compelling map and tell an impactful story using data. Enter the run to win up to $10,000!

During the online HERE Mapathon, you have the opportunity to map a dataset of a topic that matters to you. Using the HERE XYZ studio, address an issue that is close to your heart or useful for our society using compelling imagery!

The best thing about this challenge? No technical skills are required thanks to the easy-to-use interface of HERE XYZ!

PCI Geomatics Young Scholars Program

The goal of the PCI Geomatics Young Scholars Program is to recognize exemplary work in remote sensing of Canadian graduate and undergraduate students. Selection will be coordinated by a panel of remote sensing professionals.

2019 Winnipeg Open Data Hackathon

This fun, educational and challenging event is free and open to all data-minded people, including aspiring or practicing Data Scientists, data analysts, data hobbyists, students and citizen journalists.

Open Data Contest

The Province of Nova Scotia is teaming with the School of Information Management and the Rowe School of Business (Dalhousie Faculty of Management) to host its third annual Open Data Contest on March 2 – 3, 2019 in conjunction with International Open Data Day.

Invitation to Conference call on the Canada Forum on Geospatial Standards

You are invited to remotely attend and participate in the first full meeting of the Canada Forum for 2019. This meeting is open to all Canadian organisations.

Open Government Canada Open Data Student Challenge!

The Canadian Federal Government will be hosting a student open government challenge, to help discover how students are using open data and open information …

Interactive Pipeline Map

Canada has a vast network of pipelines that transport millions of litres of oil and gas every day. With this interactive mapping application, Canadians can easily identify where pipelines are located and find important related safety information.