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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

Telling Canada’s Geomatics Stories with NRCan & CCMEO

Perhaps the most effective means for strengthening and empowering Canada’s geomatics sector is communicating our value and purpose to Canadians.…

2017 Nationwide GoGeomatics Back to School Socials in Pictures

We have just completed our fourth annual Back to School Socials across Canada and our community continues to grow and…

Esri Canada Interview: Dr Brent Hall Discusses Going Back to School this Sept with GoGeomatics

Esri Canada is an active supporter of GoGeomatics Canada and our grass roots efforts to bring the sector together.  Esri…

4th Annual 2017 GoGeomatics Back to School Social: Dates, Venues & Sponsors Announced

Join the Canadian geospatial community as we welcome new and returning students to our sector.  This year we are proud…

Montreal 2017 Earth Observation Conference Image Gallery, Quotes & Awards

I don’t go to many conferences during the year, but the June 2017 Earth Observation (EO) Summit in Montreal is…

Methods of Finding GIS and Geomatics Jobs

It’s been a while since I wrote an article about finding work in GIS and geomatics,  so I thought I’d…

Esri Education Event Toronto: Geospatial Career Workshop with GoGeomatics

GoGeomatics Canada is attending the Esri Canada GIS in Education and Research Conference in Toronto.  This event only happen once…

Happy Canada Day! Back to School with GoGeomatics 150th Events Across Canada

GoGeomatics Canada is thrilled to announce the 4th annual series of coast-to-coast Back to School Socials (BTSS) taking place this…

The “New” GoGeomatics Canada: Relaunching Our Magazine

A team of really intelligent squirrels and I have been working on the new GoGeomatics magazine. I’m taking a break…

Mystery Speaker Revealed for Next Ottawa GoGeomatics Social April 25th

GoGeomatics has swept aside the curtain to reveal Masroor Hussain, Senior Scientist and Software Developer at PCI Geomatics, as the…

Thunder Bay, Ontario

New GoGeomatics Group in Thunder Bay, Ontario

GoGeomatics is excited to introduce the Thunder Bay GoGeomatics group as the newest grass roots effort by local geospatial professionals,…