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 …
Event: Geomatics Atlantic 2012 “Celebrating 25 Years of Bringing together Spatial Leaders”
Date: June 12th – 14th, 2012
Location: Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Registration: see the registration page
Mark your calendars and plan to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Geomatics Atlantic June 12th thru the 14th.
This years event is being hosted by GANS (Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia) and will be held at the Sobey Building at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax Nova Scotia. The conference is intended to represent the past 25 years of successful geomatics in Atlantic Canada while still concentrating on the wide range of current hot topics such as “climate change, social media, geomatics in education, and infrastructure”
More details about the event will be added as it becomes available or you can get more information and registration information from the conference GeomaticsAtlantic.com
Note: the Call for papers deadline for presentation and posters is March 23, 2012
With Geomatics Atlantic 2012 less then two weeks away, things are starting to fall into place, Speakers have been arranged, Program has been finalized, and all activities have been scheduled. In recognition of COGS turning 25, they are planning a celebration on the evening of June 13th during Geomatics Atlantic, with speakers, food, and entertainment. For more details see http://lanyrd.com/2012/geomaticsatlantic2012/srytx/
If you are a COGS student or alumni then they want you to show your support by helping GANS map out where COGS grads are now – see http://www.gans.ca/cogsgradmap
GeoAlberta – Ga3 – Geospatial – anywhere, anytime for anyone
Date: May 7-9, 2012
Location: Coast Plaza Hotel – Calgary, Alberta
Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org or see the registration page
Details: GeoAlberta has become the Premier Geospatial Information Conference for Geomatics professionals in Western Canada. This years event titled “Ga3 – Geospatial – anywhere, anytime for anyone!” will be the 10th Anniversary and planned to reflect the new Geomatics world around us.
“Geospatial information has become part of everyday life and is a growing world wide phenomenon. No longer is Geospatial Information the preserve of highly skilled professionals, instead many people in society use it on a daily basis, sometimes unknowinly.
Real-time, interactive and mobile GPS/GIS technologies has created new real-time geographic analysis and real-time geography. Such developments have led to advances in the ways spatial information is collected, mapped and used by an expanding user community. They are now at the heart of a vast array of real-time interactive mobile computing, geolocation applications and asset management, along with wireless geographic services that are revolutionizing the role of geography and geospatial information in everyday society.
Discover how it all works together from traditional mapping and survey technology to new web technologies and smart devices. Learn from industry leaders how geospatial information is emerging, evolving and imminent in today’s society.”
The 10th GeoAlberta Conference will be titled “Geospatial – anywhere, anytime for anyone” to reflect the changes in how Geospatial Information is used and how it is available all the time. It is expected that close to 450 professionals will come together in Calgary this May to discuss Geospatial Information, celebrate and explore new opportunites. The event is made possible thanks to combined efforts of four Western Geomatics associations: the Alberta Geomatics Group, GeoEdmonton, Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) Alberta Chapter and Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) Alberta Chapter.
Registration begins in February with members of the four Western Geomatics associations mentioned above able to save up to $200 if they register before the early bird deadline and speakers and presenters can save up to half of their registration fees.
They are also promoting Cartography contest where schools can submit maps that they have generated for a chance to win money. The competition is open to students or in Grade 9 thru 12. The top maps will be exhibited at the GeoAlberta conference with chances to win up to $1000.
Help celebrate GeoAlberta’s 10th Anniversary by attending or presenting at this years GeoAlberta – Geospatial Information Conference in Calgary. For more information, direct requests to email@example.com or check out the conference web site for updates.
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