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2014 Canadian Geomatics Events & Conferences

This is our list of Canadian geomatics conferences and events for 2014.  Here you will find events pertaining to GIS, remote sensing, surveying, cartography, and informatics. If you have a Canadian geomatics event coming up, please let us know so we can add it to our list.  GoGeomatics Canada also has a new opportunity for non-profit organizations: we are allowing these organizations to post events on our website for free in order to spread the knowledge of these events to the Canadian geomatics community .  If you have events you would like to post with us, which will also gain interest through our various social media accounts and through the Canadian Spatial Times Newsletter, please send an email to info@gogeomatics.ca and we will set up an account for you.

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January 2014

Alberta Geomatics Group: Improving Avalanche Safety Through Geomatics

Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Club, Calgary Alberta
January 23rd

TECTERRA’s Director of Commercialization, Jon Neufeld, will be speaking at the AGG Luncheon January 23rd. This event will focus on how geomatics was integral to the new updated InfoEx system, which allows avalanche professionals to exchange confidential technical information on a daily business.

URISA Ontario Data Standards And Interoperability

Fanshawe College, London Ontario
January 24th

Like many of us within the industry, our GIS datasets have grown, and are now being integrated with external systems and open data initiatives which have forced us to revisit our GIS datasets. One of the fundamental parts to this revisit is the development of a proper data model.
Throughout the course of the day, we will explore best practices for data modeling, and learn how to migrate our data from an old format to a new data model using ETL tools.

Centre of Geographic Sciences Career Fair

Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia
January 28-29th

The Geomatics Career Fair is an opportunity for employers to meet and network with our students.  We look forward to providing you with a venue to visit with and collect resumes from students and soon-to-be graduates. We realize that your organization may not be hiring immediately. However, please consider this as an opportunity to acquaint yourselves with the skills that our graduates possess and to network with students to lay the groundwork for your future employment needs. If you are unable to attend in person during these dates feel free to book a “Live Information Session” via Skype or visit the campus on an alternate date.

York University Geomatics Career Fair

North York, Ontario
January 31st

This career fair looks like it’s shaping up to be one of the premier career fairs in Canada for geomatics students.  This is a free event to attend for job seekers. Employers should register before the event.

February 2014

GoGeomatics Toronto Career Seminar

North York, Ontario
February 1st

GoGeomatics will be having a half day GIS and remote sensing Career Seminar for those in a career transition, job seekers, those unemployed and university/college students. This is of particular interest to those seeking work in GIS, Cartography, Programming, Remote Sensing and all fields related to geospatial technology. This seminar will be happening in room 422 of the Petrie Building on the York University campus. You can register here.

The Third International EIDOLON Symposium  on Cartographic Information

University of Laval, Quebec
February 3rd

This third edition entitled « Mapping Urban Intelligence » will take place in Quebec city on the 3rd and 4th of July 2014. This symposium will be coupled with a Hacking Mapping Party and, the second edition of the « Geomatics and Smart City » summer school organized by the Department of Geomatics Sciences.

TECTERRA GoGeomatics Vancouver February Social

Vancouver, BC
February 5th

Please join GoGeomatics Canada for our next monthly social, a fun and free networking event for geomatics professionals, students, job seekers, and employers. The event is sponsored by TECTERRA so snacks like wings and nachos will be provided.

Spatial Knowledge & Information Canada

Banff, Alberta
February 7-9th

Spatial Knowledge and Information Canada brings together researchers of GIS and the geoweb who live and work in Canada.

GoGeomatics Calgary February Social

Calgary, AB
February 12th

Please join GoGeomatics Canada for our next monthly social, a fun and free networking event for geomatics professionals, students, job seekers, and employers.

Workshop: Advanced Mapping and Monitoring within the Coastal Zone to support Sustainable Harvesting & Coastal Development

February 14th
Delta Halifax, Halifax Nova Scotia

Objectives: The AGRG, NSCC was recently awarded a grant funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and the Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Trust to acquire equipment to support advanced mapping in the coastal zone and freshwater environments. This workshop will outline the research objectives, the equipment, and current industry research partners.

Who should attend: Industry, government and academia with an interest in the coastal zone and freshwater environments? Presentations will be made by researchers from AGRG, NSCC, lidar providers, and industry partners.

GoGeomatics Ottawa Career Seminar

Ottawa, Ontario
February 15th

GoGeomatics will be having a half day GIS and remote sensing Career Seminar for those in a career transition, job seekers, those unemployed and university/college students. This is of particular interest to those seeking work in GIS, Cartography, Programming, Remote Sensing and all fields related to geospatial technology. This seminar will be happening at the Ottawa Public Library (Main Branch). You can register here.

Canadian Open Data Summit

February 21, 2014
Vancouver BC

Organizations have realized the benefits of openness. Many have open data projects in the works. They are solving a number of challenges – legal, privacy, technical and resourcing issues – that have emerged, and they are developing best practices in response to the challenges. The summit provides a forum for sharing these practices and solutions.

GoGeomatics Niagara February Social

St. Catharines, ON
February 22nd

Whether you’re a student or professional; do work in business, tourism, agriculture, environment, government etc. everyone is welcome and encouraged attend. These meetups are informal, where you can enjoy some great food and conversation. Build your network, collaborate, relax and make new friends. Your next opportunity could be a conversation away! With you, we can grow the Geospatial community in Niagara.

TECTERRA GoGeomatics Halifax February Social

Halifax, NS
February 26th

Please join GoGeomatics Canada for our February Social! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying. This month’s Social will take place Wednesday, February 26th (6 PM) at Your Father’s Moustache. So stop by for a pint and a chat. Feel free to bring friends and colleagues. TECTERRA will be sponsoring our event so snacks like nachos and wings will be provided to participants.

AOLS – 122nd Annual General Meeting

Niagara Falls, ON
February 26th-28th
Association of Ontario Land Surveyors

GoGeomatics Ottawa February Social

Ottawa, Ontario
February 28th

Please join GoGeomatics Canada for our February Social! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying. This month’s Social will take place Friday, February 28th (7PM) at the James Street Pub at 390 Bank Street. This month are going to have the former Director of the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, Dr. Bob Ryerson, talk about the future of the remote sensing industry in Canada. Socials are always fun and free. So stop by for a pint and a chat. Feel free to bring friends and colleagues.

GoGeomatics Toronto February Social

Toronto, Ontario
February 28th

Please join GoGeomatics Canada for our February Social! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying. This month’s Social will take place Friday, February 28th (7PM) at the Fox & Fiddle Pub at 280 Bloor Street West. Socials are always fun and free. So stop by for a pint and a chat. Feel free to bring friends and colleagues. We are going to have a special guest at our social this month, Kevin Andrews, a geomatics engineering professional, who will be talking about how “Rocket Science Invades Your Living Room”.

March 2014

GoGeomatics Vancouver March Social

Vancouver, BC
March 5th

Please join GoGeomatics Vancouver for our March Social! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying. The March Social will take place Wednesday the 5th (6PM) at the Kingston Taphouse. Socials are always fun and free. So stop by for a pint and a chat. Feel free to bring friends and colleagues.

Plan Checking Seminar-Edmonton March 5, 2014

Edmonton, AB
March 5th
Alberta Land Surveyors’ Association

This one day hands-on plan checking workshop presented by Mark Selander, ALS will cover the basics of plan checking. Topics covered will include the use of checklists, meeting the needs of approving authorities and clients and a review of pertinent acts and regulations and other reference material. Real-world examples will highlight common drafting errors and provide an opportunity to develop a plan checking strategy for your staff. This seminar is designed for ALSs and articling students only. Only ALSA members can register.

ANLS Eastern Regional Meeting

Capital Hotel, St.John’s, NL
March 6th
Association of Newfoundland Land Surveyors

Plan Checking Seminar-Calgary March 12, 2014

March 12th
Calgary, AB
Alberta Land Surveyors’ Association

This one day hands-on plan checking workshop presented by Mark Selander, ALS will cover the basics of plan checking. Topics covered will include the use of
checklists, meeting the needs of approving authorities and clients and a review of pertinent acts and regulations and other reference material. Real-world examples will highlight common drafting errors and provide an opportunity to develop a plan checking strategy for your staff. This seminar is designed for ALSs and articling students only. Only ALSA members can register.

Investing in Innovation: Halifax

March 13th
Lord Nelson Hotel, Halifax Nova Scotia

TECTERRA is pleased to host this one-day event that provides geomatics professionals with networking opportunities and first rate speakers in the fields of geomatics and leadership. It also features a focus on geospatial standards.

Joint GIS-Geomatics Industry Night

March 20th – 6-10 PM
Aldred Centre Main Floor, SAIT Main Campus
SAIT

Who’s invited? SAIT GIS and Geomatics students, employers, and other interested parties. Contact SAIT Polytechnic for addition information about the event.

ABCLS 109th General Annual Meeting

March 20th-21st
River Rock Resort, Richmond, BC
Association of BC Land Surveyors

The 109th AGM will be held at the River Rock Resort in Richmond March 20th and 21st, 2014. The President’s invitation along with the AGM registration package is now available. Please note – The business sessions will be held on Thursday, March 20th from 9am to 11:30am and on Friday, March 21st from 9am to 4pm. The agenda will be provided as soon as it is finalized. Before the AGM, there will be one and a half days of continuing professional development seminars – on March 19th and 20th. The CPD registration package is available on the Professional Development/Seminars-Upcoming page

TECTERRA GoGeomatics Ottawa March Social

March 26th
James Street Pub, Ottawa, ON

Join GoGeomatics Ottawa for our March Social at 6 PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying. Sponsored by TECTERRA and featuring guest speaker Ed Kennedy.

GoGeomatics Toronto March Social

March 28th
The Fox & Fiddle Pub, Toronto, ON

Join GoGeomatics Toronto for our March Social at 7 PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying.

GoGeomatics Niagara March Social

March 29th
Fresco’s Euro Bar & Grill, ON

Join GoGeomatics Niagara for our March Social at 6:30 PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying.

April 2014

Esri Canada User Conference – London

April 1st
London, ON

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Esri Canada User Conferences.  As some of Canada’s most important annual events for the GIS community, these conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments with Esri’s GIS Solutions and to network with your peers.  Learn what’s new in 10.2 and how GIS is transforming our world.  Early bird discounts are available for a limited time.

TECTERRA GoGeomatics Vancouver April Social

April 2nd, 2014
The Kingston Taphouse, Vancouver, BC

Join GoGeomatics Vancouver for our April social happening at 6 PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying. Sponsored by TECTERRA.

Esri Canada User Conference – Victoria

April 8-9th
Victoria, BC

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Esri Canada User Conferences.  As some of Canada’s most important annual events for the GIS community, these conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments with Esri’s GIS Solutions and to network with your peers.  Learn what’s new in 10.2 and how GIS is transforming our world.  Early bird discounts are available for a limited time.

GoGeomatics Calgary April Social

April 9th, 2014
Bank and Baron, Calgary, AB

Join GoGeomatics Calgary for our April social happening at 6 PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying. Featuring some excellent guest speakers who are working on a GIS model.

9th Mountain Cartography Workshop

April 22-26th
Banff, Alberta

The theme of the Workshop is focused on Mapping and Mountain Parks; however submitted talks can deal with any aspect of mountain cartography, or map data related to mountain environments. Many presentation types are possible, from classic research papers to live software demonstrations to map discussions.

Esri Canada User Conference – Québec

April 23rd
Québec, QC

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Esri Canada User Conferences.  As some of Canada’s most important annual events for the GIS community, these conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments with Esri’s GIS Solutions and to network with your peers.  Learn what’s new in 10.2 and how GIS is transforming our world.  Early bird discounts are available for a limited time.

Annual General Meeting & Trade Show

April 24th-26th
Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, AB
Alberta Land Surveyors’ Association

President Rob Scott invites you to join us at our 105th Annual General Meeting and Convention of the Alberta Land Surveyors’ Association which is being held at The Fairmont Banff Springs in Banff, Alberta between the dates of April 24 to 26, 2014. Our conference will begin with a keynote speaker and then we will have three concurrent sessions running all-day on nine different topics. We will then proceed to the Icebreaker which starts at 7:30 p.m. On Friday morning the business session will commence and continue on Saturday, April 26.  On Friday evening we will be having a medieval feast night.  The formal (black tie optional) President’s Ball wraps up the convention on April 26.

GoGeomatics Ottawa April Social

April 25th
James Street Pub, Ottawa, ON

Join GoGeomatics Ottawa for our April Social at 6 PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying. Featuring guest speakers Corinna Vester and Ann Martin from the Canadian Geomatics Community Round Table.

GoGeomatics Toronto April Social

April 25th
The Fox & Fiddle Pub, Toronto, ON

Join GoGeomatics Toronto for our April Social at 7 PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying.

GoGeomatics Niagara April Social

April 26th
Fresco’s Euro Bar & Grill, St. Catharines, ON

Join GoGeomatics Niagara for our April Social at 6:30 PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying.

URISA-Ontario: Be Spatial’14

April 28th
Rozanski Hall – University of Guelph, Guelph Ontario

2014 Geospatial Monitoring and Analytics Forum

April 28th
The Calgary Petroleum Club – Calgary, AB

The oil and gas industry already remotely monitors environmental impact, operations and assets. However, the emergence of lower cost and more powerful technologies offer the opportunity for improved outcomes. This Forum will explore how these technology advancements will benefit the oil and gas sector through presentations of near-commercial technology solutions, case studies, and pilot projects.

Esri Canada User Conference – Sudbury

April 30th – May 1st
Sudbury, ON

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Esri Canada User Conferences.  As some of Canada’s most important annual events for the GIS community, these conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments with Esri’s GIS Solutions and to network with your peers.  Learn what’s new in 10.2 and how GIS is transforming our world.  Early bird discounts are available for a limited time.

May 2014

TECTERRA GoGeomatics Halifax May Social

May 2nd
Your Father’s Moustache, Halifax, NS

Join GoGeomatics Halifax for our May Social at 7 PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying.

URISA Leadership Academy

May 5-9th
Calgary Alberta

The entire five day program, the only leadership training program of its type, is tailored to industry leaders and practitioners faced with unique challenges of GIS leadership and management and who want to make an impact leveraging the power of GIS

Esri Canada User Conference – Whitehorse

May 6th
Whitehorse, YK

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Esri Canada User Conferences.  As some of Canada’s most important annual events for the GIS community, these conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments with Esri’s GIS Solutions and to network with your peers.  Learn what’s new in 10.2 and how GIS is transforming our world.  Early bird discounts are available for a limited time.

GoGeomatics Vancouver May Social

May 7th
The Kingston Taphouse, Vancouver, BC

Join GoGeomatics Vancouver for our May Social at 6 PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying.

National Surveyors Conference 2014

May 12th-14th
St. Andrews By-the-Sea, New Brunswick
Association of Canada Lands Surveyors

The next National Surveyors’ Conference will be held May 12-14, 2014 at the Algonquin Resort in picturesque St. Andrews By-the-Sea, New Brunswick. Dr. John McLaughlin, Professor and President Emeritus of the University of New Brunswick, will be providing the keynote speech entitled “Professional Renewal in an Era of Deep Change”.

Esri Canada User Conference – Kelowna

May 13-14th
Kelowna, BC

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Esri Canada User Conferences.  As some of Canada’s most important annual events for the GIS community, these conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments with Esri’s GIS Solutions and to network with your peers.  Learn what’s new in 10.2 and how GIS is transforming our world.  Early bird discounts are available for a limited time.

AGG Calgary GoGeomatics May Social

May 22nd
The Libertine, Calgary, AB

Join GoGeomatics Calgary for our May Social at 6 PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying. We would like to thank the Alberta Geomatics Group for sponsoring this social.

The Geomatics Education Symposium

May 22nd
Calgary, AB

The Geomatics Education Symposium is an event held to start a conversation between industry partners and educational institutions to ensure a healthy dialogue of challenges and successes. Through presentations, panel discussion and round table brainstorming, we hope to gain insight into the status of the industry and how we can more effectively market the industry in the future. The result of this event will be a published paper on the conversations held. This will assist with future meeting requirements and discussions with additional stakeholders. The event is organized by the Alberta Geomatics Group and sponsored by TECTERRA. Registration is limited to those invited.

Esri Canada User Conference – Winnipeg

May 22-23rd
Winnipeg, MB

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Esri Canada User Conferences.  As some of Canada’s most important annual events for the GIS community, these conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments with Esri’s GIS Solutions and to network with your peers.  Learn what’s new in 10.2 and how GIS is transforming our world.  Early bird discounts are available for a limited time.

Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting

May 26-30, 2014
Brock University
St. Catharines, ON
This event is part of the largest academic gathering in Canada – the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences – and it includes a range of activities and events; some of which have been organized in collaboration with two partner associations, the Canadian Cartographic Association (CCA) and the Environmental Studies Association of Canada (ESAC).

GoGeomatics Edmonton May Social

May 27th
Edmonton, AB

Join GoGeomatics for our first Edmonton Social! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying.

Esri Canada User Conference – Calgary

May 27-28th
Calgary, AB

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Esri Canada User Conferences.  As some of Canada’s most important annual events for the GIS community, these conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments with Esri’s GIS Solutions and to network with your peers.  Learn what’s new in 10.2 and how GIS is transforming our world.  Early bird discounts are available for a limited time.

GoGeomatics Ottawa May Social

May 30th
James Street Pub, Ottawa, ON

Join GoGeomatics Ottawa for our May Social at 7PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying. Featuring guest speaker Richard Burcher, who will be discussing OSGeo’s “Geo for All” initiative.

GoGeomatics Vancouver Social

May 29th
The Kingston Taphouse, Vancouver, BC

Join GoGeomatics Vancouver for our Social at 6PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying.

ANLS 61st Annual General Meeting

May 29-31st
Capital Hotel, St. John’s, NL
Association of Newfoundland Land Surveyors

GoGeomatics Toronto May Social

May 30th
The Fox & Fiddle, Toronto, ON

Join GoGeomatics Toronto for our May Social at 7PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying.

GoGeomatics Niagara May Social

May 31st
Fresco’s, St.Catharines, ON

Join GoGeomatics Niagara for our May Social at 6: 30PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying.

June 2014

FME International User Conference 2014

June 10-13th
The Calgary Telus Convention Centre, Calgary, AB

Don’t miss the TECTERRA Geomatics Showcase 2014! This year’s event will include:

  • Over 50 companies from TECTERRA’s portfolio sharing and demonstrating their latest technologies
  • Keynote addresses by special guests including Peter Mansbridge
  • TECTERRA Geomatics Lab demonstrations
  • Company presentations
  • Networking opportunities

Registration to open April 2014! Stay tuned for more information!

TECTERRA Geomatics Showcase

June 18th
Vancouver, British Columbia

Find new ideas and best practices with workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities at the world’s largest FME event.

GoGeomatics Vancouver June Social

June 19th
Vancouver, British Columbia

Join GoGeomatics Vancouver for our June Social at 6:00PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying.

GoGeomatics Calgary June Social

June 25th
Calgary, Alberta

Join GoGeomatics Calgary for our June Social at 6:00PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying.

GoGeomatics Edmonton June Social

June 25th
Edmonton, Alberta

Join GoGeomatics Edmonton for our June Social at 6:00PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this free event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying.

GoGeomatics Toronto June Social

June 27th
Toronto, Ontario

Join GoGeomatics Toronto for our June social at 7:00PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying. These events are always free.

GoGeomatics Ottawa June Social

June 27th
Ottawa, Ontario

Join GoGeomatics Ottawa for our June social at 7:00PM! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying. These events are always free.

GoGeomatics Niagara June Social

June 28th
St. Catharines, Ontario

Whether you’re a student or professional; do work in business, tourism, agriculture, environment, government etc. everyone is welcome and encouraged attend. These meetups are informal, where you can enjoy some great food and conversation. Build your network, collaborate, relax and make new friends. Your next opportunity could be a conversation away! With you, we can grow the Geospatial community in Niagara.

July 2014

The 3rd International EIDOLON Symposium on Cartographic Innovation

University Laval, Quebec City, QC
July 3rd-4th

The Symposium provides an interdisciplinary forum for leading scientists and young researchers to present their latest research developments and share their ideas in the field of Open Mapping and Urban Intelligence. This symposium will be organized around three aspects: a conference composed of three sessions, each based on one keynote and a series of short presentations (Lightning talks) ; a « Mapping Hacking Challenge » ; and the second edition of the “Geomatics and Smart Cities” Summer School.

IGARSS 2014 & 35e Symposium Canadien de Télédétection

Quebec City, QC
July 13th – 18th

The development of new and renewable sources of energy in the context of a changing planet is a critical and important issue throughout the world. IGARSS 2014 and the 35th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing (CSRS) will include keynote speakers and include special sessions dedicated to the “Energy” theme.

September 2014

Esri Canada User Conference – Saskatoon

September 16-17th
Saskatoon, SK

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Esri Canada User Conferences.  As some of Canada’s most important annual events for the GIS community, these conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments with Esri’s GIS Solutions and to network with your peers.  Learn what’s new in 10.2 and how GIS is transforming our world.  Early bird discounts are available for a limited time.

Pacific NW GITA – 2014 Conference

September 21st
Vancouver, BC

Esri Canada User Conference – Edmonton

September 23-24th
Edmonton, AB

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Esri Canada User Conferences.  As some of Canada’s most important annual events for the GIS community, these conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments with Esri’s GIS Solutions and to network with your peers.  Learn what’s new in 10.2 and how GIS is transforming our world.  Early bird discounts are available for a limited time.

GoGeomatics Vancouver Back to School Social

September 24th
Vancouver, BC

Join GoGeomatics Vancouver for our Back to School social at 6:00PM at the Kingston Taphouse! This free networking event is the perfect way to start off the school year, whether you’re a student or not. Enjoy some free snacks with the geomatics community, and have a chance to win prizes!

GoGeomatics Calgary Back to School Social

September 24th
Calgary, AB

Join GoGeomatics Calgary for our Back to School Social at 6:00PM at the Libertine Public House! This free networking event is the perfect way to start off the school year, whether you’re a student or not. Enjoy some free snacks with the geomatics community, and have a chance to win prizes!

GoGeomatics Halifax Back to School Social

September 24th
Halifax, NS

Join GoGeomatics Halifax for our Back to School Social at 6:00PM at Rockbottom Brewpub! This free networking event is the perfect way to start off the school year, whether you’re a student or not. Enjoy some free snacks with the Halifax geomatics community, and have the chance to win prizes!

GoGeomatics Edmonton Back to School Social

September 26th
Edmonton, AB

Join GoGeomatics Edmonton for our Back to School Social at 7PM at the Mercer Tavern! This free networking event is the perfect way to start off the school year, whether you’re a student or not. Enjoy some free snacks with the geomatics community, and have a chance to win prizes!

GoGeomatics Toronto Back to School Social

September 26th
Toronto, ON

Join GoGeomatics Toronto for our Back to School Social at 7PM at the Fox & Fiddle Pub (280 Bloor St W)! This free networking event is the perfect way to start off the school year, whether you’re a student or not. Enjoy some free snacks with the geomatics community, and have a chance to win prizes!

GoGeomatics Ottawa Back to School Social

September 26th
Ottawa, Ontario

Join GoGeomatics Ottawa for our Back to School Social at 6:00PM at the James Street Pub! This free networking event is the perfect way to start off the school year, whether you’re a student or not. Enjoy some free snacks with the geomatics community, and have a chance to win prizes!

GoGeomatics Niagara Back to School Social

September 27th
St. Catharines, ON

Join GoGeomatics Niagara for our Back to School Social at 6:30PM at Fresco’s Restaurant & Bar! This free networking event is the perfect way to start off the school year, whether you’re a student or not. Enjoy some free snacks with the geomatics community, and have a chance to win prizes!

October 2014

Joint International Conference on Geospatial Theory, Processing, Modelling and Applications: Building Connections in GISciences for Future

Toronto
October 6th -8th

With a theme on Building Connections in GISciences for Future, the conference intends to present and disseminate the research, development and the innovative applications of geographical information theory and technologies in board areas, as well as other interested areas by the participating organizations. This event joins the following conferences together:

  • 2014 ISPRS Technical Commission II Midterm Symposium
  • 16th IGU Spatial Data Handling Conference

Esri Canada User Conference – Toronto

October 7-8th
Toronto, ON

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Esri Canada User Conferences.  As some of Canada’s most important annual events for the GIS community, these conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments with Esri’s GIS Solutions and to network with your peers.  Learn what’s new in 10.2 and how GIS is transforming our world.  Early bird discounts are available for a limited time.

GeoCongres 2014

Quebec City
October 7 – 11th

Le 46e Congrès de l’OAGQ et la 132e assemblée générale annuelle se tiendront du 7 au 11 octobre 2014, dans le cadre du GÉOCONGRÈS2014.  Il s’agit d’une conférence internationale organisée conjointement par plusieurs partenaires :

  • Ordre des arpenteurs-géomètres du Québec
  • Association canadienne des sciences géomatiques – Section Champlain
  • Fédération Internationale des Géomètres – Commission 7

Esri Canada User Conference – Ottawa

October 15-16th
Ottawa, ON

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Esri Canada User Conferences.  As some of Canada’s most important annual events for the GIS community, these conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments with Esri’s GIS Solutions and to network with your peers.  Learn what’s new in 10.2 and how GIS is transforming our world.  Early bird discounts are available for a limited time.

NRCan Science Funfest

October 19
Ottawa, ON

Science Funfest is an open house event that takes place at Natural Resources Canada’s Booth Street Complex, at the corner of Carling Avenue and Booth Street in Ottawa. It’s a wonderful opportunity for children and anyone interested in science to engage in presentations and gain hands on science experience by participating in activities that will showcase the importance of science in a fun and interactive way.

GoGeomatics Vancouver October Social

October 22nd
Vancouver, BC

Join GoGeomatics Vancouver for our October Social! This social is taking place Wednesday, October 22nd (6:00PM) at the Kingston Taphouse. We love to bring together friends and colleagues in the geomatics field once a month to chat GIS, remote sensing, surveying and more over a cold pint.

GoGeomatics Toronto October Social

October 24th
Toronto, ON

Join GoGeomatics Toronto for our October Social! This social is taking place Wednesday, October 24th (7:00PM) at the Fox & Fiddle Pub (280 Bloor St W). We love to bring together friends and colleagues in the geomatics field once a month to chat GIS, remote sensing, surveying and more over a cold pint.

GoGeomatics Edmonton October Social

October 24th
Edmonton, AB

Join GoGeomatics Edmonton for our October Social! This social is taking place Friday, October 24th (7:00PM) at the Hudsons Canadian Tap House (Whyte Ave). We love to bring together friends and colleagues in the geomatics field once a month to chat GIS, remote sensing, surveying and more over a cold pint.

GoGeomatics Niagara October Social

October 25th
St. Catharines, ON

Join GoGeomatics Niagara for our October Social! This social is taking place Saturday, October 25th (6:30PM) at Fresco’s Restaurant and Bar. We love to bring together friends and colleagues in the geomatics field once a month to chat GIS, remote sensing, surveying and more over a cold pint.

GeoAlberta 2014

October 27-29th
Coast Plaza Hotel, Calgary, AB

The GeoAlberta Conference is a collaborative effort between four associations: URISA, GITA PNW, GeoEdmonton and the Alberta Geomatics Group.  The conference rotates each year between Edmonton and Calgary, and this year we are proud to host the 12th Annual Conference from October 27-29, 2014 at the Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre in Calgary, Alberta.

This year’s theme is “Learn, Share, Network” which was chosen to encompass the reason most people attend and enjoy the conference.  From the learning opportunities to Special Interest Groups to the social activities of the conference, there is something for everyone.  This is a great opportunity for professionals of all experience levels to meet, connect and learn new things. Come Learn, Share and Network with over 450 Geomatics Professionals from our Alberta Community!

GoGeomatics Calgary October Social

October 29th
Calgary, AB

Join GoGeomatics Calgary for our October Social! This social is taking place Wednesday, October 29th (6:00PM) at the Libertine Public House. We love to bring together friends and colleagues in the geomatics field once a month to chat GIS, remote sensing, surveying and more over a cold pint.

GoGeomatics Ottawa October Social

October 29th
Ottawa, ON

Join GoGeomatics Ottawa for our October Social! This social is taking place Wednesday, October 29th (6:00PM) at the James Street Pub. We love to bring together friends and colleagues in the geomatics field once a month to chat GIS, remote sensing, surveying and more over a cold pint.

Esri Canada User Conference – Fredericton

October 28-29th
Fredericton, NB

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Esri Canada User Conferences.  As some of Canada’s most important annual events for the GIS community, these conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments with Esri’s GIS Solutions and to network with your peers.  Learn what’s new in 10.2 and how GIS is transforming our world.  Early bird discounts are available for a limited time.

November 2014

Geomatics Atlantic 2014

November 3-5th
St
. John’s, Newfoundland

Geomatics Atlantic, the largest conference in geomatics in Atlantic Canada, is taking place this year in St. John’s, Newfoundland, on November 3-5th. Participants from across Canada are expected, and two exceptional keynotes will be presenting: Ed Parsons (Google) and Adam Klaptocz (Sensefly and Drone Adventure). For more information, visit the conference’s website: geoatlantic.org.

Esri Canada User Conference – Vancouver

November 5-6th
Vancouver, BC

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Esri Canada User Conferences.  As some of Canada’s most important annual events for the GIS community, these conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments with Esri’s GIS Solutions and to network with your peers.  Learn what’s new in 10.2 and how GIS is transforming our world.  Early bird discounts are available for a limited time.

GoGeomatics Vancouver November Social

November 12th
Vancouver, BC

Join GoGeomatics Vancouver for our November Social! This social is taking place Wednesday, November 12th (6:00PM) at the Kingston Taphouse. We love to bring together friends and colleagues in the geomatics field once a month to chat GIS, remote sensing, surveying and more over a cold pint.

VisionGÉOMATIQUE2014

Gatineau, Quebec
Novemeber 12-13

Ne manquez pas l’opportunité de faire partie de cet événement unique dans la région de l’Outaouais. Plusieurs autres annonces seront faites prochainement, revenez visiter le visiongeomatique.com dans les prochaines semaines.

Esri Canada User Conference – Montréal

November 13th
Montréal, QC

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Esri Canada User Conferences.  As some of Canada’s most important annual events for the GIS community, these conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments with Esri’s GIS Solutions and to network with your peers.  Learn what’s new in 10.2 and how GIS is transforming our world.  Early bird discounts are available for a limited time.

Esri Canada User Conference – St. John’s

November 18-19th
St. John’s, NL

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Esri Canada User Conferences.  As some of Canada’s most important annual events for the GIS community, these conferences provide an opportunity to discover exciting new developments with Esri’s GIS Solutions and to network with your peers.  Learn what’s new in 10.2 and how GIS is transforming our world.  Early bird discounts are available for a limited time.

Calgary Region Geomatics Industry Night

November 19
Calgary, Alberta

The evening will consist of a tradeshow area (Geomatics Expo) with booths for an innovation showcase/career opportunities, door prizes, TELUS Spark access, CGI Canada Map. Please RSVP no later than Friday, November 14, 2014 by 12:00 Noon.

Interdisciplinary Workshop on Geospatial Computing

November 20-21
Kitchener, ON

The workshop is cross-disciplinary, pragmatic and will focus on cutting edge tools for geospatial computing emphasizing open-source frameworks. Participation in the event is FREE, but advanced registration is required as we have limited seating. Lunch and light refreshments will be provided.

Data Standards and Interoperability

November 20
Kingston, ON

URISA Ontario and MISA Ontario are now accepting presentation proposals for the Data Standards and Interoperability joint event being held at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour Room in Kingston, Ontario on Thursday November 20, 2014. Submissions are due by September 19, 2014.

GoGeomatics Edmonton November Social

November 26
Edmonton, AB

Join GoGeomatics Edmonton for our November Social! This social is taking place Wednesday, November 26th (6:00PM) at the Hudsons Canadian Tap House (Whyte Ave). These monthly socials are a chance to network with others in the geomatics field to chat GIS, remote sensing, surveying and more in a casual atmosphere.

GoGeomatics Calgary November Social

November 26
Calgary, AB

Join GoGeomatics Calgary for our November Social! This social is taking place Wednesday, November 26th (6:00PM) at the Libertine Public House (#223 – 8th Ave SW). These monthly socials are a great chance to network with others in the geomatics field to chat GIS, remote sensing, surveying and more in a casual atmosphere.

GoGeomatics Toronto November Social

November 28
Toronto, ON

Join GoGeomatics Toronto for our November Social! This social is taking place Friday, November 28th (7:00PM) at the Fox and Fiddle Pub (280 Bloor St W). This month, guest speaker Andrew Goodwin will be giving a presentation on his 15 years of experience processing LiDAR for large scale environmental projects. We love to bring together friends and colleagues in the geomatics field once a month to chat GIS, remote sensing, surveying and more over a cold pint.

GoGeomatics Ottawa November Social

November 28
Ottawa, ON

Join GoGeomatics Ottawa for our November Social! This social is taking place Friday, November 28th (7:00PM) at the James Street Pub (390 Bank St). These free monthly networking events are a great way to meet new people, extend your professional network, and have a fun evening!

Toronto Geomatics Career Seminar

November 29
Toronto, ON

This half-day career seminar is designed to help young professionals in their geomatics job search. The seminar is particularly focused on those seeking work in GIS, cartography, programming, remote sensing, and other fields related to geospatial technology. Click here for more information.

GoGeomatics Niagara November Social

November 29
St. Catharines, ON

Join GoGeomatics Niagara for our November Social! This social is taking place Saturday, November 29th (6:30PM) at Fresco’s Restaurant & Bar in St. Catharines. These monthly socials are a chance to network with others in the geomatics field to chat GIS, remote sensing, surveying and more in a casual atmosphere.

December 2014

Ottawa Geomatics Career Seminar

December 6
Ottawa, ON

This half-day career seminar is designed to help young professionals in their geomatics job search. The seminar is particularly focused on those seeking work in GIS, cartography, programming, remote sensing, and other fields related to geospatial technology. Click here for more information.

GoGeomatics Vancouver December Social

December 17th
Vancouver, BC

Join GoGeomatics Vancouver for our December Social! This social is taking place Wednesday, December 17th (7:30PM) at Frankie’s Bar. We love to bring together friends and colleagues in the geomatics field once a month to chat GIS, remote sensing, surveying and more over a cold pint.

GoGeomatics Calgary December Social

December 17th
Calgary, AB

Join GoGeomatics Calgary for our December Social! This social is taking place Wednesday, December 17 (6PM) at the Libertine Public House. Celebrate the season with a great group of geomatics folks. Socials are always free.

AGG Edmonton GoGeomatics December Social

December 17th
Edmonton, AB

Celebrate the season at the AGG Edmonton GoGeomatics December Social! This month’s social is taking place Wednesday, December 17 (6:00PM) at the Hudsons Canadian Tap House. Take a break from the holiday stress and relax with a pint and some free munchies!

CRSS Ottawa GoGeomatics Christmas Party

December 18th
Ottawa, ON

Deck the halls for the CRSS Ottawa GoGeomatics Christmas Party! Join us in the basement room of the James Street Pub (390 Bank St) on December 18, 6PM for some holiday cheer and free munchies! Like all our socials, this is a free event.

CRSS Toronto GoGeomatics Christmas Party

December 19th
Toronto, ON

Celebrate the season at the CRSS Toronto GoGeomatics Christmas Party! This this joint event with the CRSS is taking place Friday, December 19 (7:00PM) at the Fox & Fiddle Pub. Stop by for a good time and some free munchies. Our monthly socials are always fun, and always free.

 

 

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