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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.

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 …

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.

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.

Esri Canada User Conferences

Find out why over 4 thousand users from the Canadian geospatial community attend various Esri User Conferences every year …

Online GIS for Local Government

Online GIS for Local Government brings together practical, actionable advice, best practices, and considerations for small and medium local governments across counties, townships, and cities that will help local government leverage existing data and workflows …

GoGeomatics Back to School Socials

CanadianGIS.com have been involved in GoGeomatics Socials since 2010 when we helped start the first one in Ottawa, and are happy to again help support all the upcoming 2019 GoGeomatics Back to School Socials taking place in September.

Join the Geospatial Community as they come together to celebrate new-comers to the geomatics sector at the third annual Back to School Canada wide Social Event …

The Many Applications of GIS

GIS is used in almost all other sectors from urban planning and environmental conservation to healthcare and business.
The infographic here explains some of the more modern uses of GIS and the common career paths in the field of GIS.

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.