T Mackinnon

I am a highly motivated professional with over 15 years of Geomatics experience (GIS, Remote Sensing, Cartography, LIDAR & GPS Surveying) in Private Industry, Academics, Non Profits and Government. My 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 my geomatics career over the years and inspires me to continue to be highly involved the industry, bringing other professionals together, helping to share Canadian Geomatics information while letting the world that Canada is still a Geomatics / Geospatial leader.

Articles by T Mackinnon

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…