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Remembering Doug King

The fields of geography and geomatics lost a bright light far too early on May 12th, 2021, with the passing…

Tanya Tejassvi

Tanya Tejassvi: GeoIgnite 2021 Diversity Leadership Award

GeoIgnite presents its annual Diversity Leadership Award to individuals and organizations advancing the evolution of diversity and inclusion in the…

Optimizing and Accelerating the Globe in 3D, Maxar’s Ryan Hamilton: GeoIgnite 2021 On YouTube

3D mapping is continuing to advance and be crucial to our understanding of the planet we live on and how…

YouTube: “Why is an AI company designing Canada’s hydro database?”

Vancouver-based cognitive AI company Minerva Intelligence is working on the first major update to the Canadian National Hydro Network (NHN) since…

Calgary’s Morgan Ostrander Named Outstanding 2021 GoGeomatics Group Leader for Canada

I’m excited to announce that Morgan Ostrander, GoGeomatics community leader for Calgary, is the 2021 national leadership award winner. Morgan’s…

GeoIgnite Talk On YouTube: The National Canadian Elevation Data Strategy Update from NRCan

Natural Resources Canada is hard at work on the National Elevation Data Strategy, which aims to provide Canadians with an…

GeoIgnite Talk: “The Geospatial Product Trap,” SparkGeo’s CEO – Will Cadell

From Day One of the GeoIgnite 2021 conference comes one of the most engaging talks of the event from SparkGeo’s…

GeoIgnite 2021 Welcome & Keynote: The Future of SAR – Dr. Minda Suchan, MDA, VP Geointelligence

GeoIgnite 2021 kicked off with a keynote speech from MDA’s Minda Suchan. GoGeomatics founder and GeoIgnite Chair Jon Murphy gave…

Future Trends with Dave McIlhagga, President of International Map Industry Association (IMIA)

GoGeomatics Community manager Tanya Tejassvi, had an interesting and insightful conversation with Dave McIlhagga – President of International Map Industry…

The Ultimate Surveying and Mapping Project: Earth Archive

How would like to support, or even participate in what could become the most ambitious 3D surveying and mapping project…

How to make Maps Accessible?

On June 21, 2019, the Accessible Canada Act (ACA) received Royal Assent, making it law in Canada. The Accessible Canada Act is federal accessibility…

Book Review: Two Trees Make a Forest

Written by: Jessica J. Lee We can’t travel at the moment but this book might just be the next best…