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Collaboration between WGIC and UN mark new milestone strengthening global geospatial information ecosystem

Geospatial World Forum 2019, bringing together more than a thousand industry thought leaders from over 75 countries in Amsterdam, had…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for December 17th: ICEYE-X2; 2018 in big data; London smart city awareness; Collect Earth Online; Geo4SDGs

ICEYE-X2 publishes first image  The world’s largest Synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) satellite constellation built by ICEYE has published its first image.…

Indian Social Entrepreneur Wins the First UN Geospatial Ambassador Award

Sanjay Kumar, Founder and CEO of Geospatial Media & Communications, was conferred the ‘Global Geospatial Industry Ambassador’ Award by UN-GGIM (United Nations…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for September 11th: United Nations Sustainable Development Goals; Drone Racing League; Planet and Copernicus; Early Surveyors; Smart City projects; GPS jamming

The UN moves forward with Sustainable Development Goals The United Nations has taken a major step towards sustainability with the…

Toronto & Calgary: Federal Floodplain Mapping Workshop March 28th & 30th

The Federal Floodplain Mapping Guidelines workshop, hosted by Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) on behalf of the Government of Canada,…

Vancouver Geospatial Career Seminar February 23rd

GoGeomatics Canada is bringing our popular career seminar to Vancouver this February. This is only the second time we have…

Volunteer & Map Canada: Statistics Canada Crowdsourcing Pilot Project

Statistics Canada has launched a new pilot project using OpenStreetmap.  For  many Canadians outside of the geomatics community this is…

Canada Takes Part: Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure Meets in Anchorage

The Arctic SDI Board, which includes mapping executives from Canada, Kingdom of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the…

Where are the GIS & Geomatics Jobs in Canada for 2016

Where are the Geomatics job opportunities in Canada?  I’ve got some good news and I’ve got some bad news.  Let’s start…

UN General Assembly urges sharing of geospatial data to benefit people and planet

New York – The science that supports the precise pinpointing of people and places should be shared more widely, according…

4 Most Popular GoGeomatics Articles of 2014

It’s that time again! Time to take a look back at the last year on the Magazine and see which…

A Breakdown of the NRCan 2014 Geomatics Country Report of Canada for the United Nations

Last year GoGeomatics brought our readers up to date on the 2012 country report from NRCan to the United Nations.…