Jon Murphy

Jonathan Murphy is the Founder and Managing Director of GoGeomatics Canada, the most popular communications hub for the Canadian geomatics sector. He has created Canada’s largest geomatics networking group, with the goal of strengthening and empowering our geospatial community. 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. He is a volunteer with St John Ambulance and is a member of the Ottawa Search and Rescue (SAR). Jon is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. In 2018 he joined the board of directors of the Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS)

Articles by Jon Murphy

Jason Freeburn discusses geospatial education at Lakehead University

This installment of our ongoing series on GIS and education in Canada features GoGeomatics talking to Jason Freeburn. Jason is…

Marikka Williams talks Fleming College: A top GIS school for success-oriented students

Between Ottawa and Toronto, nestled in what many consider the best cottage country in the world is Lindsay, Ontario.  It is in…

Claus Rinner talks about Ryerson’s special mission to provide career-relevant education in GIS

Jonathan Murphy: Hi Claus, and welcome to the GoGeomatics Canada community. First off, can you tell us about where you…

The Best Open Source GIS Certificate Program in the World is Canadian

This interview is part of a series of interviews spanning the depth and breadth of the Canadian GIS community.  We…

Karl Kliparchuk talks top GIS Education at BCIT in Vancouver, BC, Canada

GoGeomatics kicks off our series of interview with geospatial program across the country on the West Coast of Canada.  We…

Tarin’s Kim Koons discusses future of the geospatial data business in Canada

A GIS is not much use without the data.  GoGeomatics turns our attention to Tarin Resource Services in order to…

The Best GIS Education Programs in the World are in Canada

In honour of the 5th annual Back to School GoGeomatics Socials, we are going back to our roots.  Some of…

Sparkgeo Interview with Will Cadell, one of Canada’s most Innovative Geospatial Entrepreneurs

GoGeomatics:  Hi Will.  Thanks for taking the time to talk to the GoGeomatics community. You’re a successful geospatial entrepreneur with a…

Meeting the GIS & Geomatics Scientists, Specialists and Managers at the CCMEO

The Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation (CCMEO) is the Government of Canada’s centre of excellence for geomatics, mapping…

Take our Leadership Survey: In 2018 Canada dropped from 4th to 7th on Global Geospatial Readiness Index

Quite of few Canadian geomatics specialists have been scratching our heads since news broke that Canada dropped 3 spots on…

Take the Survey: Dutch students study Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI)

Last week I saw a tweet that caught my attention from Europe.  Four students taking the Geographical information management and…

La révolution des données d’élévation du CCCOT a commencé: nouveau MNÉ du Canada

Ohé le Canada: il est de nouveau temps de s’exciter sur les données d’élévation! Pendant des années, si ce n’est…

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