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TECTERRA: Investing in Innovation Vancouver Feb 28, 2013


TECTERRA is coming to Vancouver!

TECTERRA cordially invites you to explore new business opportunities in geomatics


Please join us in British Columbia on February 28th, 2013 at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver


  • February 28th, 2013 at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver
  • 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM in the Oceanview Suites. Registration desk opens at 8:30 AM
  • Limit of two guests per company for this event
  • This event will bring you first rate speakers in the field of geomatics and leadership and an opportunity to network with other geomatics professionals.

Speakers Include:

Don Bell

Co-Founder, WestJet

Don Bell, one of the founders of WestJet, knows that when you win the hearts & minds of your people they will serve your customers better than anyone else and take your business to amazing heights. He’s a “culture guru” who champions teamwork while emphasizing an upbeat mood. During his captivating presentation, Don tells audiences how a simple formula, coupled with some down to earth common sense principles, was the key to WestJet’s unparalleled corporate culture and customer experience.


Jari Syrjarinne
Senior Manager, Nokia

Jari Syrjarinne is the Senior Manager at Nokia and has been working with various position technologies from wireless network-based positioning methods to GNSS positiong since 1999. He will be presenting his perspective on new geomatics applications and concepts, as well as addressing the latest advancements in utilization of geospatial concepts in Nokia products.

Chris Bedford
President & CEO, Karo Group

Chris Bedford is the President and CEO of Karo Group and had a successful career in marketing and branding products and services since 1983. Chris will be presenting his perspective on marketing and branding one’s product, including: what branding is all bout, why it’s important to your business and how to go about positioning your brand for market success.


This is also your opportunity to meet with TECTERRA and some of our partners to learn how your company can benefit from our full range of programs that support each phase of your geomatics product development and commercialization. 

TECTERRA’s mandate is to help your geomatics business grow and enable you to bring your technology to market.



Dr. Mohamed Abousalem

Position: Chief Executive Officer

Topic: Dr. Abousalem will speak about TECTERRA’s mandate to support geomatics product commercialization across Canada. He will review how your company can benefit from TECTERRA’s full range of programs.


Jonathan Neufeld

Position: Director of Commercialization Programs

Topic: Mr. Neufeld will overview TECTERRA’s geomatics lab and equipment training programs. He will discuss how your company can access the program and utilize TECTERRA’s state-of-the-art geomatics equipment.

Who should attend – Geomatics Entrepreneurs and Business Owners
  • Geomatics Entrepreneurs and Business Owners
  • Executives from Small and Medium Size Geomatics Companies (Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors)
  • Geomatics Business Development, Product Development and Technology Managers
  • There will be time for networking and private meetings provided throughout the day
  • There is no cost to attend this event but seating is limited
  • Selected registrants will be contacted by February 14, 2013 if they have secured a ticket. Only confirmed registrants will be admitted
  • Limit of two guests per company for this event Request your invitation for this event by February 15, 2013

Event Details


Pan Pacific Hotel
999 Canada Place, Suite 300
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6C 3B5
The Oceanview Suites

February 28th, 2013
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Registration desk opens
at 8:30 AM


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