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2013 Canadian Geomatics Conferences: GIS, Remote Sensing, Surveying

2013 Canadian Geomatics Conferences: Attending GIS, Remote Sensing, Surveying, Cartography, Geography Conferences

Please note that we have an updated 2013 Canadian Geomatics Conference list available.

With an eye on 2013 GoGeomatics Canada is looking at the events taking place you should consider attending. Conferences and geomatics events are good for your career health. Geomatics technology is constantly changing and it behooves us all to keep our skills up to date. Other good reasons to attend events are to network and get a feel for where our discipline is going; not to mention gauge the health of our industry first hand. Keep an eye on who the exhibitors are and the sponsors. Healthy growing geomatics companies and organizations support events in our industry.

TECTERRA: Investing in Innovation: Geomatics Growth & New Opportunities for Canadian Companies
Vancouver, British Columbia
February 28, 2013

TECTERRA continues its string of successes by hosting another Investing in Innovation Event (Previously in Ottawa 2012) in Vancouver. TECTERRA is focused on supporting geomatics business growth in Canada. You should attend if you can. They are bringing senior executives like, Jari Syrjarinne, Senior Manager, Nokia, and Chris Bedford President & CEO, Karo to speak on issues and opportunities relating to geomatics in Canada. These key note speakers will discuss leadership and entrepreneurship, and provide attendees with networking time. Your host  will also detail TECTERRA’s services and explain how organizations can access TECTERRA’s programs and funding.

This is a free event.

W2GIS 2013: The 12th International Symposium on Web and Wireless GIS
Banff, Alberta
April 4th to 5th

GoGeomatics Canada is proud to be a media sponsor for this important geomatics event. The organizers is going to review the advances in web development and wireless GIS. The locations of this event have moved from East Asia to North America since inception.

Topics will include but are not limited to geospatial databases, spatial search, data mining, mobile spatial interaction, GeoWeb search engines and services, geosocial networks,Indoor and outdoor locationing, wayfinding, advanced GIS visualization techniques for Web, and mobile applications and navigation and spatio‐temporal data management.

IEEE Radar Conference: The Arctic – The New Frontier
Ottawa, Ontario
April 29th to 3rd May 2013

This conference looks like it’s shaping up to be one of the premier remote sensing events in North America. If you are interested in Radar you are going to want to be there. This year’s conference site is Canada’s newest meeting place – the Ottawa Convention Centre (OCC). Opened in April, 2011. The theme is sharply defined with a northern focus as we can tell from the title we hope they put their program out soon so we can learn more.

The 9th Annual National Surveyors Conference and AGM
Niagara Falls, Ontario
June 19 to 21, 2013

This event is a must attend event for Canadian surveyors. The Association of Canada Land Surveyors (ACLS) and the Professional Surveyors Canada have teamed up on this event. The keynote speaker is Summer Mortimer, a Para-Olympian swimmer who won four medals at the London 2012 Games

The surveyors have put together an interesting program. There are some technical talks, business, and career development you will want to check out.

CoastGIS 2013 Conference: Monitoring and Adapting to Change on the Coast
Victoria, British Columbia
June 18 to 21, 2013

CoastGIS is a biennial series of symposia that brings together practitioners and researchers in the field of marine and coastal Geographic Information Systems, remote sensing and computer cartography. These are fascinating subjects for all of us in geomatics and would be a benefit to attend this event for anyone in our industry.


If you know of a geomatics event that you would like to see added to this list please send GoGeomatics Canada an email so we can help to spread the word. Use the contact tools at the bottom of this page

2 comments on "2013 Canadian Geomatics Conferences: GIS, Remote Sensing, Surveying"

  1. Chris Hampel says:

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