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Making Corporate Decisions using Geospatial Data: Agriculture Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada supports the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector through initiatives that promote innovation and competitiveness. In his talk at GeoIgnite 2021 on Day one, Technology Manager James Ashton outlines the strategic roadmap Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada created to use location intelligence in the federal department’s decision-making. This roadmap is fascinating and the tips he shares can be transferable to any large project. Watch his panel below to learn more.

Talk: “Making Corporate Decisions using Geospatial Data and the Power of Location Intelligence!” Agriculture Agri-Food Canada’s Agri-Geomatics Manager – James Ashton

James Ashton has spent most of his 20 year GIS career working for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Regina, Saskatchewan. James has work experience with Land Information Ontario (LIO) in the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, and has worked as a Geospatial Consultant on Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) enterprise geospatial implementations in Egypt and Ethiopia. James also worked closely with Natural Resources Canada and other federal Departments on the implementation of a Federal Geospatial Platform.

Watch more panels, keynotes, and talks from GeoIgnite 2021 on our YouTube channel.

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