City of Cambridge’s interactive story maps win an EDCO recognition; NORTH51 conference showcases the growth in the Canadian geospatial industry; data-based economy growing exponentially in Europe, and much more to find out in this month’s Interesting Reads blog post.
- Economic Developers Council of Ontario awards City of Cambridge for interactive story maps
- Canada’s progress tracker for the Third Biennial Plan to the Open Government Partnership
- Success and growth in the Canadian geospatial industry sparks Inaugural NORTH51 conference
- Paramedics in Canada using drones approved for flying beyond visual line of sight
- ‘Critical Content for Disaster Response in ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World’ - Webinar recording
- Geospatial will drive the next industrial revolution
- Planet Labs satellite imagery now viewable by the public
- Cloud computing: What it's like to make the move
- What is the difference between the two Canadian terms Geomatics and GIS?
- What happens when cities open their data? An Esri expert looks at the challenges
- Web GIS takes GIS beyond siloed applications
- The growing use of GIS technology to assist transportation departments
- Revenues from the data industry set to reach 92 million euros in Europe in 2020
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