T Mackinnon

Ted is a highly motivated professional with over 20 years of seomatics experience (GIS, Remote Sensing, Cartography, LIDAR and; GPS Surveying) in Private Industry, Academics, Non Profits and Government.

His diverse background obtained through a combination of experiences from data acquisition, data creation, analysis, problem solving, customer service, technical writing, project management, program development, supervising and networking has fueled his career over the years. He continues to inspires the younger geospatial community to be highly involved the industry and helps bring other professionals together to learn more about Canadian geographic information.

Articles by T Mackinnon

GeoIgnite 2020 Online; Canada’s National Geospatial Leadership Conference: An Interview with Jonathan Murphy

GeoIgnite Online 2020: The theme for this year is (no surprise): Leadership In Times of Disruption Next month the Canadian…

GeoIgnite 2019 Conference Interview with Jonathan Murphy

You may have heard that GoGeomatics Canada is hosting a National Conference called GeoIgnite in Ottawa, from June 18th to…

Careers In Land Surveying

Land surveying is an exciting Geomatics Career Field that is in high demand and often over looked by many young people…

Nova Scotia: 3D Data Mapping Workshop & COGS Industry Expo 2018

Thanks to the success of last year’s CIG /GANS joint Coastal Mapping Workshop at COGS, we have been asked to…

Halifax GoGeomatics Social Pictures / GANS & Future of Geomatics in Nova Scotia

GoGeomatics hosted one of their monthly social events in Halifax recently that coincided well with the Geomatics Association of Nova…

Canadian Geospatial Event: Geomatics Atlantic 2013 Recap

Geomatics Atlantic is a regional conference that switches between the Atlantic Provinces every year, allowing the different geomatics-related professional organizations…

MacKinnon Carto2013 Open Data Talk

The Evolution of Canadian Data Collection and Distribution

One thing I am sure that almost anybody in geomatics would agree with is that major components of any geospatial…

Where is the Antipode for your area? Just Point, Click & Reveal

I am sure if you have been to one of my GIS web sites then you may have noticed that I tend…

Leica GPS survey control base

Where will your Geomatics Career Bring You?

“Should you Specialize or Diversify?” Something many of us in geomatics often come across in our careers is whether or not we…

Pictures from the GoGeomatics Canada Launch Party in Ottawa

GoGeomatics Canada had a great event last night. We celebrated the launch of the new geomatics Job & Event board…


Who should attend
– Geomatics Entrepreneurs and Business Owners
– Small and Medium Size Geomatics Company Executives (Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors)
– Geomatics Business Development Managers
– Geomatics Product Development and Technology Managers
There is no cost to attend this event but seating is limited. Only confirmed registrants will be admitted.

There will be time for networking and private meetings provided throughout the day. Request your reservation for this event by February 15th, 2012.