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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…

One of the Best Geomatics events in Canada: GeoAlberta 2017

I had a chance to attend the 2017 GeoAlberta conference earlier this month in Calgary, Alberta. This was my first…

My COGS GIS Education, Part II

In my first article, I introduced the how and why I chose to attend COGS from the fall of 2014…

My COGS GIS Education

What About COGS The Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) is one of the best colleges in Canada for learning GIS. …

Canadian Remote Sensing Training: Summer School – Montreal 19 June 2017

The Earth Observation (EO) Summit 2017 brings together in one exceptional event the 38th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing (CSRS),…

Eastern Canada

Grand Banks to the Gulf of Mexico: My Canadian Geomatics Career

I often contemplate what it would have been like working at the same job for an entire career. Mind you,…

LiDAR in Canada: Conversation with Dr. Chris Hopkinson Research Chair Remote Sensing University of Lethbridge

The author Bob Maher (BM) and Chris Hopkinson (CH) both worked as scientists at the Appied Geomatics Reearch Group (AGRG)…

Jessi Mielke Esri’s Certification Manager Chats About the Esri Technical Certification Program

For the last 6 months I’ve been writing articles and discussing my experience in regards to the Esri technical certification…

Esri Technical Associate Certification: how I passed the test

A few months ago, I decided to obtain the Esri Associate certification for ArcGIS Desktop and wrote about my reasoning here. …

GIS Certification: Esri Certification

Many GIS Certification options exist for Canadian geomatics professionals, including software-specific certifications. One popular software certification is the Technical Certification…

GoGeomatics Coming to Kelowna, BC

As a former Burnaby resident and fairly new to the field of GIS as a 2013 graduate of BCIT’s GIS…

GIS Certification: The Canadian Institute of Geomatics Certification Program

One of the GIS Certifications available to Canadians specifically is the Certified Geomatics Specialist certification available from the Canadian Institute…

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