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

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…

Take the Survey: Canadian “Geo” Associations Survey

GoGeomatics Canada is conducting a survey of the Canadian geospatial community to see what you think about associations in our…

Who reads the GoGeomatics Magazine & Weekly Canadian Newsletter? 88% of them are working “Geo” professionals

Despite our initial reputation as a geospatial job hunters magazine, GoGeomatics Canada has a much larger proportion of professional readers…

GIS Job Search and Resume Builder Webinar: Nov 21

With the year 2020 quickly coming to a much needed close we turn our attention to new opportunities in the…

Results: Pandemic Survey of the Canadian Geospatial Sector

In October of 2020, GoGeomatics Canada conducted a survey of how the Canadian geospatial sector was coping with the global…

Ontario Universities GIS Day Events: November 16-19th, 2020

Western is leading a group of Ontario universities this year with free online events open to the public for GIS…

OGC Lifetime Achievement Award Goes to Prashant Shukle

A hearty congratulations to Prashant Shukle and his efforts on behalf of the geospatial community not only in Canada, but…

Eric Loubier -DG- CCMEO Keynote Announcement GeoIgnite 2020 Online

The GeoIgnite conference committee is excited to announce our keynote is the Director General, Eric Loubier, Canada Centre of Mapping…

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Introducing Lindsey, Saeideh, & Paul: New GoGeomatics Online Community Managers

We are pleased to welcome three new members to our team as online community mangers. Please say hello and connect…

Online Geospatial Job Hunting Workshop: May 23rd 2020

GoGeomatics has taken our popular geospatial career seminars online.  Over the past 8 years, Jonathan Murphy, Canada’s geomatics career coach,…

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