GeoIgnite Events

GeoIgnite is the premier brand for “Geo” leadership and Trade Show events in Canada. Organized and hosted by GoGeomatics we are the platform for sharing ideas, engaging the sector,  business development and sustaining and growing the community.  These events highlight the integration between the built environment, advanced airborne/terrestrial technologies, and commercial 3D technologies, surveying, earth observation, and mapping. Supported by the Canadian professional community for over a decade GoGeomatics is a thriving network of over 6,000 members from coast to coast.

2023 Major Events Calendar

Name: Digital Twins 2023: an integrated approach for a better world
Dates:
 March 23rd, 2023
Format: Global Online Event
Registration: Free registration opens February 1st, 2023
Description: A digital bridge over three continents: designing and building scalable, interoperable and reusable digital twins for sustainable cities and resilient infrastructure.
Website: https://www.digitaltwins2023.com/


Geospatial Career Seminar for Geospatial College & University Programs

Dates: Spring/Summer
Format: 2 days of online presentations from Canadian Colleges & Universities Geo programs.
Description: Canadian virtual event with a domestic and international audience of engaged students seeking geospatial and geomatics educational opportunities.  Showcasing the best best school programs offered by Canadian colleges and universities. This event presents an opportunity for students not only from Canada but also from other countries who are interested in studying in Canada.

Registration: Free for students
Contact: info@gogeomatics.ca


Name: Canada’s LiDAR Expo
Dates:
April 25th, 2023
Format: Online Event
Registration: Free registration opens March 1st, 2023
Description: The Canadian LiDAR Commercial Expo is a completely virtual B2B event matching reality capture lidar vendors with practicing 3D professionals from Canada and beyond.
Website: coming soon
Contact: info@gogeomatics.ca


Name: GEOTECH Training
Dates:
May 1st, 2023
Format: Online Event
Registration: Registration opens February 15th, 2023
Description:GeoTechTraining.com offers a wide variety of training opportunities built on current standards led by leading industry experts. Our training hub specializes in all aspects of geospatial tech. We help you upgrade your knowledge and skill set. We empower our students to succeed using an online platform in a safe and convenient environment.
Website: https://geotechtraining.com/
Contact: info@gogeomatics.ca


 

Name: SUMSF
Dates:
May 16, 2023
Format: Online Event
Registration: Free registration
Description: The Subsurface Utility Mapping Strategy Forum (SUMSF), May 16-18, 2023 is a virtual conference that brings together individuals and organizations to share information about and contribute to improving the mapping of underground infrastructure. Founded by Geoff Zeiss the conference continues his work.
Website: https://sumsforum.com/
Contact: info@gogeomatics.ca


Name: EOCANEX
Dates:
June 13, 2023
Format: Online Event
Registration: Free registration
Description: The Canadian Earth Observation Expo brings together the data and service providers in remote sensing. This GeoIgnite event is widely recognized as the must-attend event for top-level players in EO.
Website: https://wintergeo.com/
Contact: info@gogeomatics.ca


Name: The GoGeomatics Calgary Expo
Dates:
November, 2023
Format: In Person Event
Registration: TBA
Description: The GoGeomatics Expo 2023 is being planned by GoGeomatics Canada in consultation with our industry, academia, association and media partners. This new expo is the first Geomatics Technology Exposition and is distinctive to the Northern America Geo sector.
Website: http://gogeomaticsexpo.com/
Contact: info@gogeomatics.ca


Back to School Socials

Name: Back to School Socials 
Dates:
All month of September
Format: In Person Events, all across Canada. Locations of each networking social is different, and will be on our events calendar
Registration: Through Meetup Groups; links to each networking social is shared in the article below
Description: The Back to School socials are where we welcome new and returning students to the geomatics community in Canada.  For many, this is the first time they get to interact with professionals and senior people in our industry.  The socials are fun free networking events supported by the the community.
Website: https://gogeomatics.ca/2022-back-to-school-socials-in-pictures-thank-you-sponsors-participants/
Contact: info@gogeomatics.ca