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Eric Loubier -DG- CCMEO Keynote Announcement GeoIgnite 2020 Online

Director General, Eric Loubier, CCMEO/NRCan

The GeoIgnite conference committee is excited to announce our keynote is the Director General, Eric Loubier, Canada Centre of Mapping and Earth Observation (CCMEO/NRCan).  This is Canada’s National Geospatial Leadership event July 22-24, 2020.

Eric was at the top of our wish list for speakers for this year. We are so glad that our theme of “Leadership in Times of Disruption” resonated with him so that he wanted to be part of this event. This talk will highlight how the work of NRCan, and CCMEO, has supported Canada’s response to COVID-19 in terms of bringing geospatial intelligence to the world and decision makers.

GeoIgnite is incredibly special this year as we are online, and much more accessible. Registration is free for everyone working in government.  If you are a federal, provincial, municipal, First Nations or government agency employee or contractor claim your free registration here. Space is limited and registration will close when we reach (online) capacity or July 20th.

If you do not have your tickets for GeoIgnite 2020 online yet, don’t wait any longer! We have steeply discounted student tickets and tickets priced to sell for industry.  We are inviting the entire Canadian geospatial sector to join us online July 22nd to the 24th.

GeoIgnite is the opportunity to see some of the best of the Canadian geospatial sector.  Speakers include the Chief Geodesist for Canada, Calvin Klatt. The Director General of the Geological Survey of Canada, Dr. Daniel Lebel. From the Canadian Hydrographic Service, Director, Mark LeBlanc, and with us from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is, James Ashton, Technology Manager. We are adding final speakers from Statistics Canada and more soon.

From industry some of the most influential and innovative Canadian companies and international players are joining us.

Maxar GeoIgnite Gold Sponsor

Deploy Solutions & Quantum Spatial Canada GeoIgnite Silver Sponsors

We are proud to have Maxar as our gold sponsor as well as Deploy Solutions and Quantum Spatial Canada as our silver sponsors.  They along with PCI Geomatics, Avenza, Sparkgeo, Business Geographic, and Aurora Consulting are our presenting partners.  They will share on wide variety of geospatial topics. Please have a look at the schedule for a detailed list of speakers, panels, topics and abstracts.

Go here to lay claim to your tickets!

GeoIgnite would thanks our media and association sponsors. They have been helping us get the word out to the community both in Canada and around the world.

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