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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

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,…

Ottawa GoGeomatics Social

March 2017 GoGeomatics Talks: Toronto, London, Peterborough, Halifax

GoGeomatics Canada has built a thriving geospatial community by creating networking opportunities for our participants. We achieve this by holding free informal…

Canadian Cartography: GoGeomatics Edmonton Visits the University of Alberta Map Library & Collections

Last night the Edmonton GoGeomatics Group had the chance to explore the amazing collection of historic maps at the University…

London Ontario: New GoGeomatics Group Inaugural Social Oct 25th

I’m excited to introduce a new GoGeomatics group to the Canadian geomatics community.  Our newest Group is the London GoGeomatics…

Report for 450 Participants & Sponsors: 2016 GoGeomatics Canada Back to School Socials

Last month the Canadian geomatics community came together to celebrate the start of the new school year by welcoming new…

Volunteer & Map Canada: Statistics Canada Crowdsourcing Pilot Project

Statistics Canada has launched a new pilot project using OpenStreetmap.  For  many Canadians outside of the geomatics community this is…