Krista Amolins

Krista Amolins is a Higher Education Developer and Analyst in the Esri Canada Education and Research group. Her responsibilities include developing resources for use by students and faculty at colleges and universities, focusing particularly on LiDAR, JavaScript and Android app development; collaborating on projects with researchers at select universities; and coordinating the Esri Canada scholarship programs. She has a PhD in Geomatics Engineering from the University of New Brunswick and also holds the Esri ArcGIS Desktop Associate Certification.

  • Join us at the GIS in Education and Research Conference in March

    Join us at the GIS in Education and Research Conference in March

    Join fellow educators and students at Hart House on March 4 and 5 for the GIS in Education and Research Conference. The call for papers is now open.

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  • Scholarship recipient François Veillette found a new career with GIS

    Scholarship recipient François Veillette found a new career with GIS

    Find out more about a Université du Québec à Montréal student’s proposed app for finding wild mushrooms and what led him to study GIS.

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  • Scholarship winner Stephanie Potter hopes to empower minority groups

    Scholarship winner Stephanie Potter hopes to empower minority groups

    Stephanie Potter’s wins an Esri scholarship for her work mixing social justice and Canada’s great national parks

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  • Meet the winners of Canada’s 2019 Esri Young Scholars Awards

    Meet the winners of Canada’s 2019 Esri Young Scholars Awards

    Winners of Esri’s Young Scholars Awards use GIS to provide valuable insights into Canadian environmental issues

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  • GIS Scholarships give students freedom to learn

    GIS Scholarships give students freedom to learn

    Learn more about the Esri Canada GIS Scholarship 2019 program and also check out how one of the 2018 recipients has been making use of his award

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  • How students at UNB made National Geomatics Competition a reality

    How students at UNB made National Geomatics Competition a reality

    Learn how a group of students in Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at UNB organized the first National Geomatics Competition

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  • Canada’s Esri Young Scholar discovers diversity of GIS community at Esri UC

    Canada’s Esri Young Scholar discovers diversity of GIS community at Esri UC

    This year’s winner is a marine biologist who uses GIS daily for research, and she benefitted from the spatial data mining workshop and more.

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  • Scholarship recipient Ben Mitten excited by future career in GIS

    Scholarship recipient Ben Mitten excited by future career in GIS

    Discover why Ben made the change from human resources into forestry technology at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.

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  • Researchers examine links between schools, pollution and transportation

    Researchers examine links between schools, pollution and transportation

    Discover how the City of Calgary’s lower air quality during the summers and winters can create greater health risks.

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  • How U of T professor Don Boyes uses self-directed learning to teach GIS

    How U of T professor Don Boyes uses self-directed learning to teach GIS

    Discover the benefits of online videos, class discussions and self-directed, problem-based assignments.

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  • Are you Canada’s next Esri Young Scholar?

    Are you Canada’s next Esri Young Scholar?

    The search is on for Canada’s 2018 Esri Young Scholar. Find out what it takes to win and enter the competition today.

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  • How COGS instructors are introducing new technology to the curriculum

    How COGS instructors are introducing new technology to the curriculum

    Discover how you can incorporate ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online and virtual machine learning in your teaching

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  • Highlighting the use of GIS in higher education and research

    Highlighting the use of GIS in higher education and research

    Esri Canada’s user and education conferences creates opportunities for students, educators & researchers to network, share ideas and learn new skills.

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  • Esri UC: A unique and memorable experience for Canada’s Esri Young Scholar

    Esri UC: A unique and memorable experience for Canada’s Esri Young Scholar

    Emily Acheson joins other scholars at the 2017 Esri User Conference and Education GIS Conference in San Diego

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  • GIS scholarship recipient lands dream job at McGill

    GIS scholarship recipient lands dream job at McGill

    Find out the impact he makes as a Geospatial Data Administrator and Interactive Map Developer

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  • Community safety students at Georgian College apply GIS to real world issues

    Community safety students at Georgian College apply GIS to real world issues

    Find out more about the program and one course project that became part of an anti-graffiti city initiative in Orillia

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  • How scholarship winner François Robinne studies wildfires’ impact on water

    How scholarship winner François Robinne studies wildfires’ impact on water

    Discover how a PhD student studies the global risk wildfires pose to water security

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  • Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Esri Young Scholar competition

    Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Esri Young Scholar competition

    Find out who won the award and a trip to the Esri User Conference in San Diego.

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  • Vancouver Island University’s MGISA program creates new opportunities

    Vancouver Island University’s MGISA program creates new opportunities

    This program offers students the opportunity to strengthen their GIS skills while conducting research in an area of their choice

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  • Young GIS scholars: win a trip to the Esri UC

    Young GIS scholars: win a trip to the Esri UC

    The Esri Young Scholar Award recognizes work in geospatial sciences by students from around the world.

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