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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 conference.

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. 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

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,…

GoGeomatics Virtual Events: Week of April 6th – 10th, 2020

GoGeomatics is expanding our activities online. For all of us stuck at home and looking to connect we are going…

Live Map with Updates Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation

You can find the latest facts and figures using this ArcGIS live update map below for the coronavirus. Here are…

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GeoIgnite 2020 Tracks, Summits, and Forums Announced

I’m thrilled to announce our first tracks, forums and summits for GeoIgnite 2020. A big thank our GeoIgnite conference committee…

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the entire GoGeomatics Canada Community

A Very Happy Holiday’s and Happy New Year to the entire Canadian geospatial and location technology community. On behalf of…

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Introducing our new GeoIgnite 2020 Chair: Amina Deiab

I am pleased to announce that Amina Deiab, Chief of Staff to the Deputy Minister, Policy coordinations Office, Government of…

2019-2020 Back to School Socials in Pictures – Thank you Sponsors & Participants!

The 6th annual GoGeomatics 2019 Back to School Socials have been a tremendous success.  After coming off the success of…

Get that GIS Dream Job: Work Abroad Using Your Geospatial Skills for International Development

You might have never heard of the very excellent job board called DevnetJOBS.org I don’t know the folks that run…

Jonathan Murphy’s Address to GeoIgnite Delegates 2019 with Photos

What follows is my welcome address to open the GeoIgnite 2019 conference. I was pretty nervous so read a lot…

GeoIgnite 2019: 3 weeks away

The last month has been a lot of fun and a lot of work. Now that we are just weeks…

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