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Professional Geomatics Associations and Groups in Canada

Professional organizations are great ways to network and discuss GIS topics with others in the same industry. Here are the professional geomatics related associations, groups and organizations in Canada …

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.

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 …

MicroSurvey CAD 2020

MicroSurvey, part of Hexagon recently announced the release of MicroSurvey CAD 2020 which provides users the choice between several tiers of features to ensure they are getting precisely the tools and price point they need …

Lethbridge College Geomatics Program Receives National Accreditation

Lethbridge College Geomatics program received national recognition from the Technology Accreditation Canada. To earn the accreditation, an independent team performed an extensive audit of the program, including interviews with employers of graduates, alumni, students and faculty, to determine whether it meets the educational standards of Canada’s engineering technology and applied science profession.

How COGS became the ‘Go to Place’ for Technical Map Training

The education programs offered at COGS has evolved and changed drastically over the years, however COGS has maintained an international reputation for the ability to design, develop and deliver high quality technical professionals that continue to populate the geospatial community. Find out how to download various literature about the history of COGS.

GÉOMTL 2019 Conference

More than just an event, GÉOMTL 2019 is an immersive experience that allows people to meet, exchange information, and discover innovations in the field for the geomatics community.

Indigenous Mapping Workshop

The 2019 Indigenous Mapping Workshop in Inuvik is targeted towards Canada’s northern communities and will host up to 75 participants. It will explore the NWT Geomatics Portal, Inuvialuit Settlement Region Online Platform, Google, Esri Canada, QGIS, Mapbox, OpenStreetMap, and other geospatial tools.

Aethon Aerial Solutions Inc. Acquires RME Geomatics

Aethon is currently deploying a fleet of next generation airborne and UAV-based LiDAR acquisition systems that will be deployed regionally across North America along with cloud based processing technology.

GeoAlberta 2019

GeoAlberta 2019 will be the industry’s top knowledge-sharing opportunity in Western Canada. With surveyors, GIS specialists, municipalities, oil and gas, planners, and governmental policy makers all under one roof, there’s plenty of opportunity to hear about the newest applications of technology and where the industry is headed.