Joy Chan

Joy Chan is the Marketing Communications Manager for Esri Canada. She is passionate about sharing how GIS makes the world sustainable and how you don’t need to be a cartographer to make great maps. Joy has a Master of Science degree in Integrated Marketing Communications and has over 15 years’ international experience in the technology industry.

  • CTV News digital producer wins gold for Vimy Ridge story map

    CTV News digital producer wins gold for Vimy Ridge story map

    Read how Phil Hahn uses ArcGIS Online to create story maps, including the Vimy Ridge story map that earned him a Canadian Online Publishing Award.

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  • New resources: Esri & The Science of Where podcast & WhereNext magazine

    New resources: Esri & The Science of Where podcast & WhereNext magazine

    Need ideas on how to transform your business with the power of location intelligence? Check out Esri & The Science of Where podcast and WhereNext magazine.

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  • Brampton GeoHub is a star at Canadian Open Data Summit

    Brampton GeoHub is a star at Canadian Open Data Summit

    City of Brampton’s award-winning GeoHub uses Esri’s ArcGIS Open Data to create portal to ease public access to city information.

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  • Calgary editor amps up news stories with map-based data visualization

    Calgary editor amps up news stories with map-based data visualization

    Discover how Robson Fletcher from CBC Calgary uses mapping visualization to tell compelling stories.

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  • Esri Canada online store now open

    Esri Canada online store now open

    Do you need ArcGIS software fast? Now, you can purchase select products immediately through our online store.

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  • Hack and code:  Mississauga and Calgary host competitions to find best open data apps

    Hack and code: Mississauga and Calgary host competitions to find best open data apps

    Open data is only valuable when it’s used. In celebration of International Open Data Day on March 5, several Canadian municipalities are hosting hackathons to engage the public to use open data.

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  • Building community through giving

    Building community through giving

    Working at Esri Canada is all about building community. We help build stronger communities not only through our work, but also through giving.

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  • Open data spurs innovation in Waterloo

    Open data spurs innovation in Waterloo

    Last October 24-25, more than 150 coders camped out at the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Waterloo.

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  • “Have fun with GIS,” John Potter, Roger F. Tomlinson Lifetime Achievement Awardee, shares some advice

    “Have fun with GIS,” John Potter, Roger F. Tomlinson Lifetime Achievement Awardee, shares some advice

    Esri Canada presented John Potter with the Roger F. Tomlinson Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions in advancing GIS in Saskatchewan.

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  • Stand out at the Waterloo Codefest: Add maps to your apps

    Stand out at the Waterloo Codefest: Add maps to your apps

    With up to $10,000 in prizes to be won, we want to help you make sure that your mobile app shines at the Waterloo Codefest on Oct. 24-25.

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  • Showcase your coding chops at the Waterloo Codefest, Oct. 24-25

    Showcase your coding chops at the Waterloo Codefest, Oct. 24-25

    Over 100 coders have already signed up for the Waterloo Codefest. This is the first hackathon hosted by the City of Waterloo and we’re proud to partner with them on this open data initiative.

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  • Canadian expedition uses ArcGIS-based solution to track icebergs

    Canadian expedition uses ArcGIS-based solution to track icebergs

    Last spring, a team of scientists from Carleton University sailed off of the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador on a voyage to better understand how icebergs drift.

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  • Map journal helps Hamilton attract investment

    Map journal helps Hamilton attract investment

    At a recent conference in Cannes, France, the City of Hamilton launched Invest in Hamilton – a map journal that tells the story of why the City is a great place to invest.

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  • Crack the CODE appathon by adding maps to your apps

    Crack the CODE appathon by adding maps to your apps

    Developers will converge in Toronto next week for the Canadian Open Data Experience or CODE, the country’s first national appathon.

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  • Four apps that rose to our Maps in Apps Challenge

    Four apps that rose to our Maps in Apps Challenge

    GIS is an excellent tool for making sense of open data. At the recent Apps4Halifax contest, we sponsored the Maps in Apps Challenges for students and startups.

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  • Remembering the Father of GIS

    Remembering the Father of GIS

    Today, we honour the life of a great visionary. Dr. Roger Tomlinson, whom we fondly knew as the “father of GIS”, passed away on February 7, 2014.

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  • Tech Corner: patches and service packs released in November and December

    Tech Corner: patches and service packs released in November and December

    Improve the performance of your ArcGIS implementation with these patches and service packs released over the last month. Improve the performance of your ArcGIS implementation. Download these...

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  • Which maps and apps made it to the 2014 Calendar?

    Which maps and apps made it to the 2014 Calendar?

    Every year, we produce the Esri Canada Calendar, one of the best showcases of Canadian GIS successes. Out of numerous submissions, we picked 15 outstanding maps and apps for the 2014 calendar.

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  • Roundup of the 2013 Esri Canada UC: GIS truly transforming our world  (Part 2)

    Roundup of the 2013 Esri Canada UC: GIS truly transforming our world (Part 2)

    Earlier this week, we posted some highlights of the user presentations at the UCs. This time, let’s take a look at some of the new solutions and apps featured at the UCs.

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  • Roundup of the 2013 Esri Canada UC: GIS truly transforming our world  (Part 1)

    Roundup of the 2013 Esri Canada UC: GIS truly transforming our world (Part 1)

    Esri Canada hosted 15 User Conferences across the country in 2013.

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