Education & Careers

Anne Krahnen – Cartographer and GIS Specialist

GoGeomatics Canada recently had the pleasure of interviewing Anne Krahnen! Anne is a Cartography and Geomatics specialist and is currently…

Wendy Innes: Survey Crew Chief / Geomatics Technician

We would like to introduce Wendy Innes, a graduate of Marine Geomatics program at COGS to help better explain and…

Pamela in Pakistan – Part 2 Canadian GIS Professional with the United Nations

GoGeomatics has received an update from Pamela in Pakistan!  She has returned safely to Canada and we are pleased to…

Canadian Women in Geomatics

GoGeomatics is pleased to announce the launch of our very first Women in GIS / Geomatics section on the GoGeomatics website.  Along…

Jean-François Dionne – Senior Geomatics Specialist at WESA Group Inc in Ottawa

The first GoGeomatics Canada interview for February is with Jean-François Dionne. He is the Senior Geomatics Specialist at WESA Group…

Pamela in Pakistan: Adventures of a Canadian GIS Professional Abroad

GoGeomatics member Pamela Williams is currently on assignment in Pakistan working with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of…

Dr. Robert ‘Bob’ Ryerson: A Canadian Geomatics Perspective on our Industry and Future

GoGeomatics has had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Robert ‘Bob’ Ryerson of KIM Geomatics Corporation.   Along with his…

Andrew Hoggarth: CARIS Geospatial Software Solutions

GoGeomatics recently had the opportunity to talk with Andrew Hoggarth, Marketing and Sales Manager, CARIS . As a senior executive in the Geomatics industry, Andrew has a wealth of experience to share about CARIS and how his technical expertise has led him to a senior position in a business role.

Photogrammetry and Cartographic Specialist

GoGeomatics met with Jenn White a photogrammetry and cartographic specialist to talk about her job hunt and her career. Jenn has worked has worked for the federal government in Ottawa and for industry in the prairies.

Jenn attended the University of Manitoba, where she got a B.A. Advanced with a Major in Geography. In her second year of studies, she took a cartography course and it was from that course, that she became passionate about working with and creating maps. Find out more about Jenn White, a Photogrammetry and Cartographic specialist.

43 Degrees North – Surveying and Mapping Solutions

GoGeomatics is continuing the exploration of careers in surveying by interviewing Thomas Hoppe, the founder of 43 Degrees North – Surveying and Mapping Solutions. 43 Degrees North is situated in Cobourg Ontario in picturesque Northumberland County along the north shore of Lake Ontario is a professional Land Surveying and Geomatics company in Ontario Canada. They provide a variety of geo-referenced solutions from boundary surveys, aerial photography ground support, pre-engineering surveys, construction layout, and survey training with an emphasis on GPS applications and technology

Topcon Experienced Canadian Surveyor

We had the opportunity to talk with Mike Strutt about surveying and his career. Mike is one of the most experienced surveyors in Canada . began his survey career in 1974 and managed his first GPS project in 1987 while a field officer with the Geodetic Survey of Canada. Prior to joining Topcon where he now manages RTN Services, Support & Training, Mike spent in excess of 11 years and 10,000 hours delivering instruction on the use of GPS for surveying and mapping.

If you’re thinking about getting into surveying or just more about what a surveyor does this is a must read.

Geomatics Entrepreneur – Cardinalus Corporate Consulting

Check out our second interview in our new series on Geomatics Entrepreneurs. GoGeomatics had a chance to chat with with Dennis Nazarenko; President at Cardinalus Corporate Consulting in Ottawa and here is what he had to share …