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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.

Game of Thrones GIS Data and Maps

The ‘Learning GIS with Game of Thrones’ guide is aimed to encourage people to learn GIS with a user-friendly open source GIS software while having some fun …

Lindsey the GIS Specialist – A GIS Mapping Story

Bolton & Menk, an engineering planning and consulting firm from the Midwestern United States has released a series of illustrated children’s books as a way of helping young people discover several different professions that typically do not get as much attention as other more traditional ones do.

The book Lindsey the GIS Specialist – A GIS Mapping Story Tyler Danielson, covers some the basics of what geographic information is and the type of work that a GIS Specialist does.

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 …

Geomatics Atlantic Oceans of Data

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.