Discovering the GoGeomatics Expo: Where Geospatial Meets Innovation
Check out the GoGeomatics Expo in Calgary, Nov 6-8th! The Expo program includes, workshops, demonstrations, training, speaking and award programs. A Career Fair will be held adjacent the Expo, with free public access.
The Expo has two exceptional educational partners, SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology) and the Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary. Together, the committee and partners are working together to highlight the excellence of the Canadian geomatics sector on a global scale.
This community-driven event will be a diverse gathering and celebration of our sector’s accomplishments, professionals, thought-leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, companies, government and students.
The Expo trade show features prominent players from the geomatics industry, showcasing a diverse array of organizations and companies. Attendees will encounter engineering firms, innovative product and software developers, navigation specialists, satellite experts and many other professionals.
The “scan-off” will be a scan-to-scan comparison of LiDAR mapping platforms that utilize simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) technology against an established terrestrial LiDAR (TLiDAR) platform to determine overall effectiveness and efficiency.
This hands-on portion of the Expo will allow companies to take people through a demo of their tools, explain how they solved a problem leveraging geomatics, showcase their latest software or hardware, walkthrough their data or service, or present a case study with a client or partner. It’s a great opportunity for attendees to see first-hand what technologies are driving the sector. (We are still accepting applicants for workshops and demonstrations)
Every year the CCA announces awards, prizes and scholarships for Canadian post-secondary students efforts in cartography or map-making. The Expo will have a gallery showcasing the work of this year’s winners.
We have an impressive lineup of thought leaders ranging from educators, scientists, industry innovators and more.
Experience a deep dive into reality capture and explore the latest advancements in 3D scanning, photogrammetry and LiDAR, revealing how these innovations redefine industries from architecture to virtual reality.
Listen to discussions about the current state, and predictions for the future, of Earth observation. Leaders will talk about how data from satellites are driving informed decisions for disaster management, agricultural practices and urban planning.
Uncover the transformative potential BIM and GIS, where we explore how the integration of these technologies enhance spatial intelligence and facilitate data-driven decision-making.
Join us as we speak about the science and techniques of land surveying, shedding light on its crucial role in urban development, infrastructure planning, construction, cartography and land preservation.
Listen to experts explore the importance of effective leadership. They will discuss how visionary guidance can drive strategies and shape the future, the significance of diversity and driving organizations towards sustainable geospatial solutions.
Hear how the use of geomatics has become an integral part of government systems that address issues such as, climate resiliency, flooding, forest fires and public health. This program will allow all levels of government to demonstrate how they have enhanced the lives of Canadians using geospatial technology.
The University of Calgary Geomatics Engineering Program and the SAIT Geomatics Program have come together to host two days of talks, discussions and research within the expo that will showcase the best from students, faculty and researchers.
Open to all Expo-goers, Fast Pitches will allow anyone to share a geomatics product, service, student project or academic/science research project/paper. Participants will have three minutes to present to a panel of geomatics press and industry experts, followed with two minutes of questions from the panel. Top picks will have their pitch written up as an online article and published on the GoGeomatics website.
The career fair will be composed of an recruiting hall with booths, and a separate area for networking, interviews and presentations. Motivated job seekers in the area of computer science, programming, data science, geomatics, surveying, GIS, reality capture, digital twins, BIM and location technologies will be able to connect with some of Canada’s top geospatial companies. (There are still booths available for recruiting companies)
The career fair is working closely with the University of Calgary and the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) to not only engage students and graduates, but also the general public. We are committed to cultivating interest in the geospatial sector and endorsing the excellent education programs and job opportunities within it. This section of the Expo is free and open to the public.
Join us for an unforgettable evening at the opening reception & dinner. This ticketed event will be an exceptional opportunity for everyone to network and engage in a relaxed setting. It will be a great time to meet fellow exhibitors, exchange ideas and build lasting connections.
Join us for a vibrant party as the first day of the Expo comes to an end. Held on the tradeshow floor in a venue famous for hosting premier rock concerts and Calgary Stampede events, this celebration promises an energetic atmosphere where participants can mingle, network, and revel in the day’s success, complete with a complimentary drink ticket for each attendee.
We are excited to host our event on the grounds of the Calgary Stampede at The Big Four Roadhouse, 1801 Big Four Trail SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2W1.
For your convenience blocks of rooms have been reserved at: The Hilton Garden Inn Calgary Downtown. A limited number of rooms have been reserved. The special rate of $160 CAD is available until October 07, 2023. For more information, please visit the reservation page. The hotel is a 20 minute walk to the venue.
International Invitation Letters
If you have purchased a ticket and require a visa, The GoGeomatics Expo can issue an International Invitation Letter. Please note that without proof of ticket purchase, letters will not be issued.
Thank you to our Silver sponsors!