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Association of Canada Lands Surveyors

GeoIgnite 2020 Community Sponsor

The Association of Canada Lands Surveyors (ACLS) is the national licensing body for professionals surveying in the three Canadian territories, in the Federal parks, on Aboriginal reserves, on and under the surface of Canada’s oceans. The exclusive title attributed to these professionals is that of Canada Lands Surveyor (CLS).

Association of Ontario Land Surveyors

GeoIgnite 2020 Community Sponsor

The Association of Ontario Land Surveyors (AOLS) is the governing body for Ontario Land Surveyors (OLS) and Ontario Land Information Professionals (OLIP). Established in 1892, the AOLS is one of the oldest self-regulatory and accrediting bodies in the province. It is responsible for the licensing and governance of its members and holders of Certificates of Authorization in accordance with the Surveyors Act and its regulations.

Ontario Land Surveyors in government and industry protect the interest of the public by minimizing the social, environmental, and financial risks of geographic information. The Surveyor General of Ontario represents government interests in the AOLS and provides public policy. The Office of the Surveyor General and legislation for land surveying are administered by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.

Professional surveyors use the latest in geospatial technology, including GPS/GNSS, to augment their measurement techniques and the demand for their services in Ontario is very high.

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BeSpatial

GeoIgnite 2020 Community Sponsor

We are a geospatial and information-focused association that is recognized as the premier non-profit organization for the geospatial and information community in Ontario. The Association promotes information sharing and interoperability with other relevant professional organizations, government organizations, private industry and educational institutions.

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Canadian Association of Geographers

GeoIgnite 2020 Community Sponsor

The Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG) is a membership association and non-profit organization committed to the dissemination of geographic research and the promotion of geography as a key discipline in education, research, and in the public and private sectors nationally and internationally. The CAG works for Geographers!

Canadian Cartographic Association

GeoIgnite 2020 Community Sponsor

The Canadian Cartographic Association (CCA) is a non-profit association created to promote the disciplines and professions of cartography and Geographic Information Science in Canada. The CCA is open to anyone with an interest in any aspect of mapping, and contains a wide range of members representing government, industry, academia, and the general public.

Canadian GIS and Geospatial Resources

GeoIgnite 2020 Media Sponsor

Our Goal is to Increase Awareness of the Geography of Canada while Promoting the Use of free Canadian Geographic Information and Resources

Canadian Hydrographic Association

GeoIgnite 2020 Community Sponsor

The Canadian Hydrographic Association isa non-profit, scientific and technical group with the objectiveof:-advancing the development of hydrography, marinecartography andassociated activities in Canada;
-furthering the knowledge and professional development of itsmembers;
-enhancing and demonstrating the public need for hydrography;
-assisting in the development of hydrographic sciences in developingcountries.
-enabling Industry, Academia and others engaged in or interested inhydrography and related sciences to meet, correspond, and coordinatetheir efforts in the continuing development, promotion, andimprovement of such sciences.

Canadian Institute of Geomatics

GeoIgnite 2020 Community Sponsor

Operates: Nationally
Established: 1882

The Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) is the Canadian Not-for-Profit association that represents the interests of all groups in the geomatics community and is the Canadian member to the International Federation of Surveying (FIG), the International Society of Photogrammetry and the International Cartographic Association (ICA) and is a Founding member of GeoAlliance.

CanBIM

GeoIgnite 2020 Community Sponsor


CanBIM is a nation-wide not-for-profit organization that serves as Canada's business voice for the entire building and infrastructure community who are collectively working to advance civilization and improve the built environment through adopting and implementing digital technologies and practices.

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Deploy Solutions

GeoIgnite 2020 Silver Sponsor


Deploy Software Solutions helps companies manage their software projects better. We support your planning, management, and delivery activities before, during, and afteryour software projects.

Our High-Impact Consulting services are results oriented, flexible and collaborative, and cost-effective.

Directions Magazine

GeoIgnite 2020 Media Sponsor

Directions Magazine has insights on location ready where you are – always online. Through our articles, webinars, and social media, we engage our audience with information about the latest developments and inspire them to solve global challenges with geospatial technology.

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ExcelITR

GeoIgnite 2020 Community Sponsor

ExcelITR is one of Canada's largest independent recruitment firms dedicated to placing IT professionals in contract and permanent roles. We represent specialized talent in a variety of disciplines, including: GIS, application development and architecture, IT project management, database and business intelligence, network and systems infrastructure, and IT Security. Our goal is to introduce the best technical resources to the right employers.

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GeoConnection

GeoIgnite 2020 Media Sponsor

GeoConnexion International and GeoConnexion UK bring you the latest news and stories plus reports from geotechnology industries in UK, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America and Asia.

Coverage of topics such as 3D Visualisation, Remote Sensing, LiDAR, Cloud, Mobile Mapping, Navigation with emphases on healthcare, public safety, retail, the environment, utilities, surveying, LBS, transport/ logistics, telecommunications and more.

GeoInformatics

GeoIgnite 2020 Media Sponsor

GeoInformatics provides coverage, analysis and commentary with respect to the international surveying, mapping and GIS industry. Recognizing the integrated nature of the geospatial information industry, GeoInformatics presents thought provoking and useful information.

Geospatial World

GeoIgnite 2020 Media Sponsor

Geospatial World is the most recognizable voice of geospatial community. Our website has more than 1,30,000 visitors per month from more than 150 countries. We also have 60,000+ active social media followers. Our subscriber base is growing at a rapid pace and an uncompromising focus on quality content and providing new technology insights has always been our utmost priority.

Geospatial World brings out 6 print editions in a year. The magazine gives the complete insight on the contemporary global geospatial technology trends and business directions. In-depth analysis through articles, policy advocacy, latest technology trends, and interviews of thought leaders, columns and case studies make it the only one in its domain.

GIS Lounge

GeoIgnite 2020 Media Sponsor

GIS Lounge is an information site covering research and case studies about the applications of geographic information systems, geospatial technologies, and cartography.

GISuser

GeoIgnite 2020 Media Sponsor


GISuser, established in 2004 is owned and operated by spatial Media LLC, Frederick, MD. Spatial Media maintains several Technology publications, portals and magazines including GISuser, Amerisurv, LiDAR Magazine, MachineControlOnline, and GeoJobs.BIZ. The portfolio of resources deliver the latest news and content for the geospatial technology professional.

GoGeomatics

GeoIgnite 2020 Media Sponsor

GoGeomatics is the largest and most popular communications hub promoting the Canadian geospatial community. The social enterprise was incorporated in 2011. GoGeomatics hosts over 100 fun, free, location technology networking events each year in cities across Canada.

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Interdisciplinary Development Centre for Ocean Mapping

GeoIgnite 2020 Community Sponsor

The Interdisciplinary Development Centre for Ocean Mapping (CIDCO) is a marine geomatics R&D organization that works to develop technologies for the acquisition, management and graphic representation of marine spatial data.

CIDCO is a non-profit organization at the forefront of marine sciences and hydrography, which responds to the R&D needs of institutions and industry.The organization is one of the only research and training centres dedicated to marine geomatics in the world.

Its team of experts regularly trains hydrographers from around the world in its Cat-B training. We also develop our products to facilitate the acquisition and interpretation of underwater data: HydroBall, HydroBlock, HydroTom, OpenSideScan, etc.

Invest Ottawa

GeoIgnite 2020 Media Sponsor

Invest Ottawa delivers economic development programs and initiatives that increase entrepreneurial momentum, wealth and jobs in the City of Ottawa and its surrounding region. Its goal is to make Ottawa the most innovative City in Canada. Invest Ottawa services include start-up incubation and mentorship, acceleration for existing companies, global business attraction and local business retention, targeted sector development, commercialization, and marketing Ottawa’s diversified economy and high quality of life.

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Lidar News

GeoIgnite 2020 Media Sponsor

Lidar News is the “Home of the Lidar Industry.” Our all digital platforms include a website, In the Scanblog, weekly eNewsletter and robust social media presence. We are laser focused on the Lidar industry.

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Maxar

GeoIgnite 2020 Gold Sponsor

Maxar is a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure. We deliver disruptive value to government and commercial customers to help them monitor, understand and navigate our changing planet; deliver global broadband communications; and explore and advance the use space. Our unique approach combines decades of deep mission understanding, and a proven commercial and defense foundation to deploy solutions and deliver insights with unrivaled speed, scale and cost effectiveness. Maxar’s 5,900 team members in 30 global locations are inspired to harness the potential of space to help our customers create a better world. Maxar trades on the New York Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information, visit www.maxar.com.

MDA

GeoIgnite 2020 Gold Sponsor

Founded in 1969, MDA is one of Canada's most successful technology companies and an internationally recognized leader in space robotics and sensors, radar satellites and ground systems, communication satellite payloads, antennas and subsystems, geointelligence solutions, defence and maritime systems and geospatial imagery products and analytics.

MDA has successfully exported its made-in-Canada solutions for more than five decades, and is developing solutions for the future of geointelligence in Canada and beyond. MDA is committed to delivering innovation and value in next-generation Earth observation, geospatial analytics, and space domain awareness.

With a deep and diverse technology base, MDA's global reach and heritage serving government and commercial space and defence markets with innovative and iconic solutions is unparalleled. MDA has offices in Brampton, Richmond, Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, Houston and the United Kingdom.

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OGC

GeoIgnite 2020 Community Sponsor

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is an international industry consortium of over 527 companies, government agencies and universities participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available interface standards.

Ottawa Business Journal

GeoIgnite 2020 Media Sponsor

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2020, Ottawa Business Journal is the national capital's leading source of business news and information. Readers turn to OBJ for the business news they can't find anywhere else – unique and relevant local content tailored to business managers, owners, professionals and executives.

OBJ includes the largest business news website in Ottawa, OBJToday daily e-newsletter, active social media channels, a YouTube channel with hundreds of videos, multimedia industry projects and some of Ottawa's premier business events.

For more information, visit www.obj.ca.

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PRAXIEM

GeoIgnite 2020 Media Sponsor

Praxiem consulting services help you: DISCOVER your drivers to innovate. DELIVER the results of your innovation.

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Quantum Spatial Canada

GeoIgnite 2020 SIlver Sponsor


Quantum Spatial Canada is the geospatial pioneer pushing the boundaries of data and analytics to deliver actionable intelligence to transform the way our clients utilize and value geospatial data. In a world challenged by ever more sensors, we’ve got the tools and expertise to convert massive amounts of geospatial data into the answers that matter to your organization. The resulting insights can help you mitigate risk, plan for growth, better manage resources, or advance scientific understanding.

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RIMQ

GeoIgnite 2020 Community Sponsor

The “Réseau de l'informatique municipale du Québec” RIMQ, brings together all the stakeholders in the Quebec municipal IT community. The RIMQ's mission is to support the exchange and improvement of knowledge among those responsible for information resource management in Quebec municipalities in order to optimize business processes in its member organizations and to better serve citizens.

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The Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS)

GeoIgnite 2020 Community Sponsor

The Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS) is a non-profit association created to promote the Geomatics Industry in Nova Scotia, while helping to make it competitive both domestically and internationally, and increasing its contribution to the economy.

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society

GeoIgnite 2020 Media Sponsor

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society is dedicated to promoting and enhancing public awareness for Canadian geography, and to strengthening the bond between Canadians and their diverse and vast geographical heritage.

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xyHT

GeoIgnite 2020 Media Sponsor


xyHT is a source for news and analytics about land surveying, GNSS, UAS, hydrography, 3D imaging, and more (for a full overview of our coverage, scroll past the covers gallery below). We’re based in North America but our eyes and interests are international.