Education & Careers

University of Calgary Geomathon: Geospatial Graduate Design Hack-a-thon a success

The Department of Geomatics Engineering’s Geomatics Graduate Group (G^3) successfully organized a hack-a-thon competition for  graduate  students  in  geospatial  related …

PCI Geomatics Announces user-group meeting for GeoIgnite in Ottawa June 17th

On the same day, PCI Geomatics will host a user-group meeting, open to anyone who wishes to learn about the…

The Top 5 IT Certifications geospatial professionals need to consider

It is essential that geospatial professionals be aware of which available certifications are considered attractive to organizations, as they indicate…

A leading Canadian geomatics program: Interview with Lee Morden of SAIT

We are excited to be speaking with Lee Morden, a geomatics instructor at SAIT in Calgary, Alberta. He is committed to…

Peter Johnson from the University of Waterloo talks Open Data, government and geomatics education

Peter Johnson is an associate professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management (GEM) at the University of Waterloo.  His…

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LiDAR Workshop held at UNB

On the morning of the 25th of January, I headed down to the Forestry complex at the University of New…

Younger Geospatial Professional of the Year Award for 2019

LiDAR News and SPAR 3D are excited to announce that they will be hosting the inaugural Younger Geospatial Professional of…

Canada’s Best and Brightest: Teams Announced for 2019 National Geomatics Competition in Calgary

It’s that time of year once again: time for the National Geomatics Competition! The National Geomatics Competition (NGC) is Canada’s…

How to Write an Effective Geospatial & GIS Cover Letter

When applying for a geospatial position, your cover letter provides the perfect opportunity to really make sense of your skills…

Conference2Classroom – Grassroots initiative connecting scientists and students across Canada

Conference2Classroom is a new initiative by Rachel Kuzmich of Queen’s University to connect educators and students across Canada. Rachel was…

Leaflet: Tell Your Story with Open Source Web Maps

Web maps are becoming a standard tool that GIS developers use to tell their story to a worldwide audience. The…

Interview: Associate Professor Kevin Turner from Brock University’s Department of Geography and Tourism Studies Talks

This installment of our ongoing series on GIS and education in Canada features Associate Professor Kevin Turner from Brock University’s Department of…

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