Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for March 9th: Announcing GeoIgnite 2020 Keynote Steven Ramage; Announcing Canada’s Remote Sensing and Space Industry Podcast: Northern View; Top 6 Reasons to Attend GeoIgnite 2020; Student Opportunities with Canadian Cartographic Association
Announcing GeoIgnite 2020 Keynote Steven Ramage
Today GeoIgnite announces Keynote Steven Ramage and more Featured tracks, workshops and forums for 2020 in Ottawa this June. Join the Canadian geospatial and location technology sector as we explore what’s next across the worlds of “Where” technology. www.geoignite.ca
Steven Ramage for the Group on Earth Observations (GEO)
Steven will bring his global GEO perspective to Canada. We look forward to discussions on SDG’s and how we respond to global challenges with national governmental and provincial support.
Announcing Canada’s Remote Sensing and Space Industry Podcast: Northern View
Kevin Jones and Mauro Scatozza, Canadian remote sensing sector insiders, have launched an exciting new podcast. For everyone in the geomatics community, this will surely be an interesting source of news and information on our industry.
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Top 6 Reasons to Attend GeoIgnite 2020
The Geoignite 2020 conference program spotlights the technology sector’s influential leaders as partners and speakers, shares insights on the intersection of IT and geospatial technologies, and showcases the people and innovations prepared to redefine the industry in the future.
But what will the specific benefits of attendance be for you?
1. Brand new technology
2. Business-to-government (B2G)& government-to-government (G2G) networking
3. Sector Leadership
4. Decision makers from government
5. B2B opportunities
6. Bonus Reason for Businesses, Contractors and aspiring Entrepreneurs to attend GeoIgnite
Student Opportunities with Canadian Cartographic Association
The Canadian Cartographic Association (CCA) wishes to bring to your attention several opportunities for geospatial students. Every year the CCA announces awards, prizes and scholarships for students involved in various forms of cartography or map-making and GIS applications. We encourage you to share this news with your colleagues and students.
This year the following prizes are being offered:
1. The President’s Prize Competition consists of two prizes of $250 – https://cca-acc.org/about-us/awards-prizes-and-scholarships/presidents-prize
2. The Carto-Quebec Prize consists of two awards of $500 – https://cca-acc.org/about-us/awards-prizes-and-scholarships/carto-quebec-prize
3. The CCA Web Map Award Competition consists of one prize of $250 – https://cca-acc.org/about-us/awards-prizes-and-scholarships/cca-web-map-award
All Students who present at the 2020 CCA Annual Conference will have the opportunity to be considered for the best paper award of $250.
If you have any questions or wish to have additional information, do not hesitate to contact the CCA https://cca-acc.org/about-us/contact-us