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 5,000 members from coast to coast.

2024 Major Events Calendar


SUMSF 2024

Name: SUMSF
Dates:
June 25-26, 2024
Format: Online
Registration: Free registration
Description: The SUMSF conference brings individuals and organizations together to share information about, and contribute to, improving the mapping of underground infrastructure. Founded by Geoff Zeiss, the conference continues his work.
Website: sumsforum.com
Contact: info@gogeomatics.ca
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GoGeomatics Meetup 2024

Name: Back to School Socials 
Dates:
The 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/2023-gogeomatics-back-to-school-socials-pictures/
Contact: info@gogeomatics.ca
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GoGeomatics Expo logo

Name: The GoGeomatics Calgary Expo
Dates:
October 28-30, 2024
Format: In-person
Description: Founded on the idea of community, this event welcomes everyone that is leveraging geospatial data and technology. It is a gathering of thought-leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, companies, government and education programs that encourages learning and collaboration.
The Expo includes a trade show floor, speaking programs, panels, workshops and more. The GoGeomatics Expo returns in 2024 for its second year, promising to be even bigger as it continues to blossom into a world-class event.

Website: gogeomaticsexpo.com
Contact: info@gogeomatics.ca
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Career Fair Logo Calgary

Name: GeoIgnite Career Fair Calgary
Dates:
October 29-30, 2024
Format: In-person
Description: The GeoIgnite Western Canada Career Fair is an opportunity for organizations to recruit highly qualified personnel. The Career Fair is partnered with the University of Calgary and SAIT. Held alongside the GoGeomatics Expo, this event encourages the next generation of professionals, cultivates interest in our sector and makes geomatics accessible to the general public.
Website: gogeomaticsexpo.com
Contact: info@gogeomatics.ca
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2025 Major Events Calendar


LidarCanex 2025

Name: Canada’s LiDAR Expo
Dates: TBD
Format: Online
Registration: Free registration
Description: The Canadian Lidar Commercial Expo is a B2B event matching reality capture lidar vendors with practicing 3D professionals from Canada and beyond.
Website: lidarcanex.com
Contact: info@gogeomatics.ca


GeoIgnite 2025

Canada’s National Geospatial Leadership Conference

Name: GeoIgnite 2025
Dates:
May 12-14, 2025
Website: https://geoignite.ca/
Format: In-person
Description: GeoIgnite is returning to Ottawa for its sixth year. Located in our nation’s capital, this event brings together senior members of government, business executives and thought leaders from IT and location technology sectors. This conference encourages collaboration between the public and private sectors for the advancement of Canada’s geospatial sector.
Contact: info@gogeomatics.ca

 

Ottawa Career Fair 2025

Name: GeoIgnite Career Fair
Dates:
May 13, 2025
Format: In-person
Registration: Free for job seekers
Description: Held alongside GeoIgnite in Ottawa, this annual event encourages the next generation of professionals and highly qualified personnel. GoGeomatics and GeoIgnite are committed to cultivating interest in the geospatial sector and endorsing the excellent education programs and job opportunities within it.
Contact: info@gogeomatics.ca