Jon Murphy

Jonathan Murphy is the Founder and Managing Director of GoGeomatics Canada, the most popular communications hub for the Canadian geomatics sector. Jon was named one of Canada's 2018 Geospatial influencers. 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

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…

GoGeomatics Canada at the 2019 Geospatial World Forum in Amsterdam

The Geospatial World Forum (GWF) is a premier global vendor-neutral event that takes place in Amsterdam each year. As part…

The Top 5 IT Certifications geospatial professionals need to consider

It is essential that geospatial professionals be aware of which available certifications are considered attractive to organizations, as they indicate…

A leading Canadian geomatics program: Interview with Lee Morden of SAIT

We are excited to be speaking with Lee Morden, a geomatics instructor at SAIT in Calgary, Alberta. He is committed to…

Peter Johnson from the University of Waterloo talks Open Data, government and geomatics education

Peter Johnson is an associate professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management (GEM) at the University of Waterloo.  His…

How to Write an Effective Geospatial & GIS Cover Letter

When applying for a geospatial position, your cover letter provides the perfect opportunity to really make sense of your skills…

The Top 7 Canadian Geospatial Companies to Watch for 2019

Part of the GoGeomatics mission is to showcase the best of the Canadian geospatial sector in Canada and around the…

Interview: Associate Professor Kevin Turner from Brock University’s Department of Geography and Tourism Studies Talks

This installment of our ongoing series on GIS and education in Canada features Associate Professor Kevin Turner from Brock University’s Department of…

A National Geospatial Conference for 2019: Feb 19th-James St Pub- Conference Discussion

Ottawa’s GoGeomatics social on November 19th will include a special discussion! Managing Director of GoGeomatics Jonathan Murphy will be sharing…

The New Innovative Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management (MGEM) Program at UBC

This installment of our ongoing series on GIS and education in Canada features GoGeomatics talking to Dr. Trevor Jones, the…

Our Biggest Events Ever Across Canada with 500 Participants & 20 Sponsors: 5th Annual 2018 GoGeomatics Canada Back to School Socials

The 5th annual 2018 Back to School GoGeomatics socials were a huge hit with students and professionals. We hosted events…

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