Jon Murphy

Jonathan Murphy is the CEO, President, and Founder of GoGeomatics Canada. He is also the founder and chair of GeoIgnite, Canada's national geospatial leadership conference, and Canada's National Geomatics expo.

Jon has created Canada’s largest professional geospatial network, aiming to strengthen and empower our geospatial ecosystem.

A community builder and connector, he holds a bachelor's degree in Archaeology from the University of Calgary and advanced diplomas in GIS and applied geomatics research 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. In 2023, Jon joined the board of directors of buildingSMART Canada.

Articles by Jon Murphy

buildingSMART Canada Announces New BIM/GIS Digital Twin Track

buildingSMART Canada hosts BIM/GIS Digital Twin Track

GoGeomatics Canada and buildingSMART Canada Announce New BIM/GIS Digital Twin Track at GeoIgnite, Canada’s National Geospatial Leadership Conference Ottawa, March…

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Navigating the Future: The Modernization of Canada’s Spatial Reference System

Significant changes are on the horizon for geomatics professionals in Canada. Everyone involved in the fields of geomatics and its…

GeoIgnite Schedule-available online

GeoIgnite 2024 Conference Schedule Now Available Online!

It’s been five years since our last in-person GeoIgnite, so I am beyond thrilled to announce that the schedule for…

12 Canadian Geo Events for Spring 2024

12 Amazing Eastern Canadian Spring & Summer Conferences for 2024

In my 20+ years in the industry, I’ve never witnessed such a remarkable resurgence in the Canadian Geo community as…

David Gachuche wins the Diversity Leadership Award

David Gachuche, the CEO of Rivercross Technologies honored with Diversity Leadership Award & Calgary White hat Ceremony

I’m pleased to share that on November 6th, 2023, at the Calgary GoGeomatics Expo, David Gachuche, the CEO of RiverCross…

Measur wins best booth award

Measur wins best Booth award Canada’s 2023 national Geomatics Expo

In the realm of geomatics, drone technology, and materials testing, a name that has resonated with quality and innovation is…

2024 Canadian Geo Conferences, Expos, Meetups and More – Oh My!

GeoIgnite is the premier brand for “Geo” leadership, conferences and Tradeshows in Canada. Organized and hosted by GoGeomatics we are…

Happy Holidays From all of us at GoGeomatics Canada

On behalf of the entire team at GoGeomatics: This festive season, we want to express our deepest appreciation for your…

Canada's Geomatics Expo Surpasses Expectations

Canada’s Geomatics Expo Surpasses Expectations

The full picture of Canada’s national geomatics expo is coming together.  The panels, workshops, demos, and speaker slots are almost…

One Month to Canada's National Geomatics Expo

One Month to Canada’s National Geomatics Expo

It’s been years in the making. The Expo in Calgary, this November 6-8th, is the culmination of more than a…

New Annual Canadian Geomatics Trade Magazine for the Sector

GoGeomatics Canada is hosting its first annual GoGeomatics Expo November 6-8th in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  To support the Canadian geospatial…

How the Community Creates the Canadian & International GoGeomatics Digests and Briefs

How the Community Creates the Canadian & International Geospatial Digests & Briefs

GoGeomatics has come a long way since it was just me clacking away on my keyboard. The first articles in…

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