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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

TECTERRA’s CEO Dr. Mohamed Abousalem: Investing in the Canadian Geomatics Industry

This week GoGeomatics Canada has the privilege of speaking with Dr. Mohamed Abousalem the CEO of TECTERRA. GoGeomatics: Welcome to…

Jean-François Dionne – Senior Geomatics Specialist at WESA Group Inc in Ottawa

The first GoGeomatics Canada interview for February is with Jean-François Dionne. He is the Senior Geomatics Specialist at WESA Group…

Photogrammetry and Cartographic Specialist

GoGeomatics met with Jenn White a photogrammetry and cartographic specialist to talk about her job hunt and her career. Jenn has worked has worked for the federal government in Ottawa and for industry in the prairies.

Jenn attended the University of Manitoba, where she got a B.A. Advanced with a Major in Geography. In her second year of studies, she took a cartography course and it was from that course, that she became passionate about working with and creating maps. Find out more about Jenn White, a Photogrammetry and Cartographic specialist.

Geomatics Entrepreneur – Cardinalus Corporate Consulting

Check out our second interview in our new series on Geomatics Entrepreneurs. GoGeomatics had a chance to chat with with Dennis Nazarenko; President at Cardinalus Corporate Consulting in Ottawa and here is what he had to share …

GIS Team Leader

Pat has worked in both the public and private GIS sectors and we were fortunate to have him share his experiences with us. He is currently the GIS Team Leader for all projects that require GIS services.

The office that he works at is involved in Environmental Management, and there are approximately 50 on-going projects. The work environment and turnaround times are usually very fast pace and it is his duty to make sure that the GIS services are delivered with the best quality possible and on time.

Geomatics Entrepreneur & Founder SpatialBridge

This is the the first part of a new section featuring Geomatics Entrepreneurs with Jonathan Bailey the founder of SpatialBridge a geomatics consultancy in Ottawa, Canada.

Geomatics / DEM Specialist

Greg Druce, a Geomatics Specialist focusing on quality control of DEMs at MDA Corporation. Greg is new to the field, offering views on the attraction of geomatics and finding and developing a career through a nontraditional path. He agreed to discuss his job and career direction going forward.

Spatial Ecologist and GIS Manager

Ted Elliot of LGL Limited environmental research associates helps to better explain and define what a Spatial Ecologist and GIS Manager’s role could be. A key to LGL’s success has been the stability of the company, resulting in low staff turnover. Several staff members have been with LGL for 30 years or more. This experience enables LGL to complete assignments efficiently, on time, and within budget, and with a high degree of scientific competence.

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Survey Crew Chief / Geomatics Technician

We would like to introduce Wendy Innes, a graduate of Marine Geomatics program at COGS to help better explain and define what a Survey Crew Chief role could be.

Dan Eslinger of NavCom Technology Inc

Manager Software Engineering

Dan Eslinger of NavCom Technology Inc was kind enough to talk with GoGeomatics to help better explain and define what a Manager Software Engineering role could be.

Project Manager – LIDAR Surveying

Find out what a Project Manager role with a LIDAR data Acquisition company is like and how you could get yourself into the LIDAR survey business. A very exciting and dynamic role for young people to keep up to date with changing technology and also have a chance to see the world while getting paid to do it.

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