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Posted on October 13, 2017
Brought to you by the Alberta Geomatics Group, Calgary Regional Partnership, DeltaGEO & SAIT  The Calgary Region Hackathon 2017 is a three-day competition to create a mapping or software solution, such as an application or website, using Calgary Region Open Data. You will have the opportunity to pitch your product to a panel of judges, in addition to fellow Hackathon attendees, for a chance to win amazing prizes! Date: Friday, November 17 to Sunday, November 19, 2017 Time: Friday - 5:00 p.m. to 12:00 am | Saturday - 10:00 am to 12 am | Sunday - 10:00 am to 8:00 pm Location: Aldred Centre, SAIT Campus Capacity: Space is...
The conference theme, 150 years of Canadian Geomatics Atlantic Canada’s premier geomatics conference and trade show to be held in St. John’s 23-24 November 2017   St. John’s, NL (5 October2017) – In November 2017 Newfoundland and Labrador will host GEOMATICS ATLANTIC, Atlantic Canada’s premier geomatics conference and trade show. This will be the thirty-third year for the event, but only the sixth time it has been held in Newfoundland and Labrador. For that reason the Newfoundland and Labrador branch of the Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG-NL) is making every effort to showcase Newfoundland and Labrador's geomatics...
MDA Completes Acquisition of DigitalGlobe, Creates Industry Leader in Satellite Systems, Earth Imagery, Geospatial Solutions and Analytics  Combined company renamed Maxar Technologies and dual-listed on NYSE and TSX Creates distinctive portfolio of leading advanced space technology brands Offers integrated solutions expertise including space and ground segments Dan Jablonsky appointed president of DigitalGlobe Tony Frazier appointed president of Radiant Solutions—the combination of DigitalGlobe l Radiant and the MDA Information Systems businesses SAN FRANCISCO and VANCOUVER, BC - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates...
Funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), Canada Research Chairs program, and the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation Research Technicians Initiative, Dr. Yun Zhang and his EarthView3D project team in the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at UNB developed ground-breaking technology and a software system to generate seamless global 3D images and 3D line maps for realistic virtual reality (VR) visualization. Using a VR tool, one can travel virtually all over the world exploring the ocean floors, mountain ridges and valleys, and even one's own neighbourhood in realistic 3D without ever leaving home. The project was...
M.A. or M.Sc. Graduate Research Opportunity Department of Geography and Planning University of Saskatchewan   Opportunity: The Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Saskatchewan is currently seeking a highly motivated graduate student to conduct M.A. or M.Sc. degree research in environmental assessment and resource management. Project description: The successful candidate will join a team of researchers from the University of Saskatchewan and the University of British Columbia focused on: i) examining the best ways to communicate marine related impacts to northern communities and stakeholders to improve...
Come talk to scientists in Canada’s oldest science agency at a Canada 150 Open House.  Visitors can check out over ten information booths on volcanoes, minerals in everyday life, paleontology, and ancient tsunamis, all part of these Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada scientists’ day-to-day work. Get involved by making your own earthquake, ‘dig deep’ in the augmented reality sand box and peer into petrographic microscopes. They don’t travel by horseback and canoe anymore, but their research continues to lead the world in scientific advancement.  2017 marks two birthdays in one year; Canada150 and Geological...
What: Engage: Make It So With GIS in Community Engagement Where: Vancouver, BC When: Thursday, 15 June 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT) From private companies to municipal and national governments, from parents to stakeholders and citizens there is an ever-increasing demand for public engagement and transparency. People want meaningful consultation and input, accountability for leaders and easy access to services and information. A thoughtful engagement process can inform and inspire the community. It can consult and collaborate with the public, increase accountability, support economic development and provide better services and...
When: Monday June 5th, 2017 Where: Memorial University of Newfoundland Who: CIG - NL The Canadian Institution of Geomatics is pleased to announce a one day Conservation GIS Workshop to be held on St. John's campus of Memorial University.  The event will be a mix of lectures, exercises, discussion and networking. The workshop is free and open to all including those working with NGOs, government, industry and academia, as well as students, but we think the workshop might especially be of interest to those who: Want to better understand how GIS can be used for a variety of conservation-related work Already use GIS but want to...
The 2017 Annual Meetings of the Canadian Association of Geographers is being held at York University, May 29- June 2, 2017.  The conference theme is Toward a Just and Sustainable World, reflecting the values of York University’s Department of Geography and the Canadian Association of Geographers. We invite scholars and professionals with geography-related interests to submit abstracts and special session proposals. The conference begins with an icebreaker event on Monday evening, followed by a number of sessions and special events from Tuesday to Friday. The conference will feature conventional paper presentations, keynote...
University of Waterloo searching Funded Master’s (MA or MES) research project Dr. Carrie Mitchell (UW-Planning) and Dr. Brent Doberstein (UW-Geography & Environmental Management) seek a Master’s thesis student to carry out research on the “Development of Amphibious Homes for Marginalized and Vulnerable Populations in Vietnam” project funded by the Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) under the Water Window Challenge program. This project runs from January 2017 until 2019, and seeks to provide amphibious housing solutions to households facing chronic flooding in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. Details at:...
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