Education & Careers

Marikka Williams talks Fleming College: A top GIS school for success-oriented students

Between Ottawa and Toronto, nestled in what many consider the best cottage country in the world is Lindsay, Ontario.  It is in…

Lyon, Montreal, Torbay and beyond: Rodolphe Devillers seeks geospatial answers to environmental problems

This series first started with three career profiles linked to COGS in Lawrencetown, NS, and then moved west to Victoria,…

Claus Rinner talks about Ryerson’s special mission to provide career-relevant education in GIS

Jonathan Murphy: Hi Claus, and welcome to the GoGeomatics Canada community. First off, can you tell us about where you…

The Best Open Source GIS Certificate Program in the World is Canadian

This interview is part of a series of interviews spanning the depth and breadth of the Canadian GIS community.  We…

Karl Kliparchuk talks top GIS Education at BCIT in Vancouver, BC, Canada

GoGeomatics kicks off our series of interview with geospatial program across the country on the West Coast of Canada.  We…

GIS Specialists not so special anymore

As a former GIS specialist who has transitioned to a new career as a software developer I have a story…

The Best GIS Education Programs in the World are in Canada

In honour of the 5th annual Back to School GoGeomatics Socials, we are going back to our roots.  Some of…

Why is it so hard for Millennials to find and keep a GIS Job?

The young generation known as Millennials or Generation Y  (That I the writer am a part of) have had many…

Interview with Ted MacKinnon: One of Nova Scotia’s most valuable geospatial resources

“Oh the Places You will go!” Part 3: “Continuing the COGServation” I’ve been writing a series of articles and interviews…

Careers In Land Surveying

Land surveying is an exciting Geomatics Career Field that is in high demand and often over looked by many young people…

Interview with Dave MacLean at COGS: GIS Education, Chris Hadfield

“Oh the Places You will go!” Part 2: Continuing the “COGServation“ Everything is connected to everything else! I recently wrote…

Vancouver Geomatics Networking Event at UBC – March 2nd 2018

The Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management (MGEM) program is hosting a Geomatics Networking Event on Friday March 2 from…