Jon Murphy

Jonathan Murphy is the founder and Managing Director of GoGeomatics Canada, the most popular communications hub for the Canadian geomatics sector. Jon is the founder and chair of GeoIgnite - Canada's national geospatial leadership conference.

Jon has created Canada’s largest professional geospatial network, with the goal of strengthening and empowering our geospatial ecosystem. Jon has had broad range of global experience in marketing and sales for geospatial businesses across a number of sectors and regions globally. He holds a bachelor's degree in Archaeology from the University of Calgary and advanced diplomas in GIS and geomatics from COGS. Jon is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. In 2020 he joined the ISO/TC 211 Geographic information/Geomatics Technical Committee responsible for the ISO geographic information series of standards.

Articles by Jon Murphy

This Sept 2022: Returning to in-person Meetups with GoGeomatics Back to School Socials

Going back to school has never been so much fun. GoGeomatics Canada Back to School Socials are returning for the…

Post COVID Conference Success for the Canadian Hydrographic Community

The 2022 Canadian Hydrographic Conference (CHC2022) took place June 6-9th in Gatineau this month. What a pleasure it was to be…

Geospatial Job Hunting Seminar Online March 9th

Find a GIS Job: Geospatial Career Seminar March 9th, 2022 At this years National Canadian Geospatial Conference, GeoIgnite, Jonathan Murphy…

Day 1 Keynote & Important Talks GeoIgnite 2022, March 1

Join the Canadian Geospatial Community for two weeks of online engagement.  GeoIgnite is a free event for the entire community. …

Holiday Wishes & Happy New Year from the GoGeomatics Canada Team

From all of us at GoGeomatics Canada we are wishing you the best for 2021. Whatever is beautiful. Whatever is…

Top 5 Reasons Your Boss Should Invest in Your Geospatial Skills

If you’re reading this, chances are you work in some area of geomatics. That being the case, your technical skills…

It’s Time to Level Up Your Geospatial Career

At any one time, we find so much geospatial training being offered in our professional communities. There are so many…

Launch of new Canadian Geospatial Training Site: GeoTechTraining

I’m pleased to announce the launch of our new Geospatial training platform GeoTechTraining.com. GoGeomatics is a constantly evolving enterprise that…

Canadian Geospatial Career & Immigration Resources for Professionals around the World

Canada hosts a thriving geospatial community. GIS jobs can be found in every province and territory, but if you’re new…

Clement Charre Receives GeoIgnite 2021 Volunteer Award

Ladies and gentlemen, the GeoIgnite 2021 Volunteer of the Year — Clement Charre! The first time I met Clement Charre…

Calgary’s Morgan Ostrander Named Outstanding 2021 GoGeomatics Group Leader for Canada

I’m excited to announce that Morgan Ostrander, GoGeomatics community leader for Calgary, is the 2021 national leadership award winner. Morgan’s…

GoGeomatics Canada Wishing you Holiday Cheer and a Happy New Year

On behalf of management, staff, and volunteers we would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy…

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