Here’s a roundup of events happening in Canada and globally, related to spatial data infrastructures (SDI). You’ll also find insightful reports from recently held SDI events that you may find useful for your own projects.
The Desktop SDK Team has, once again, provided a comprehensive line-up of technical workshops at the 2017 Esri Developer Summit. The workshops help users get up to speed with the Pro SDK and get caught up with the latest features and patterns.
Didn’t manage to get to Palm Springs for the DevSummit this year? No worries, Esri has now posted the plenary and mainstage session video recordings from the event.
In recognition of its innovative efforts in stretching the boundaries of big data and location-based analytics, front-running IT solutions and services provider ITWORX has been named the 2017 Esri Partner of the Year for Big Data & Analytics. ITWORX garnered the prestigious award for its InSite Suite, a location-based behavioural analytics solution for the elco sector.
URISA Ontario BeSpatial 2017 Conference
May 3, 2017
The 42nd Annual Conference of the Canadian Cartographic Association
May 31- June 2, 2017
Canadian Open Data Summit (CODS)
June 12-14, 2017
Earth Observation (EO) Summit 2017
June 20-22, 2017
Tecterra TECNOVATE 2017
June 21, 2017
28th International Cartographic Conference
July 2-7, 2017
About the Author
Gordon Plunkett is the Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) Director at Esri Canada. He has more than 30 years of experience in GIS and Remote Sensing in both the public and private sectors. He currently sits as a member of the Community Map of Canada Steering Committee, GeoAlliance Canada Interim Board of Directors, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Technical Committee, the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) Committee on Geomatics, the University of Laval Convergence Network Advisory Committee and the Advisory Board to the Carleton University Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre. During his career, Gordon has worked on projects in more than 20 countries and has contributed to numerous scientific conferences and publications. At Esri Canada, he is responsible for developing and supporting the company’s SDI vision, initiatives and outreach, including producing content for the SDI blog.More Content by Gordon Plunkett