SDI Interesting Reads – February 2019

February 19, 2019 Gordon Plunkett

Learn about Canadian Geographic’s giant floor map and Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada, GoGeomatics’ GeoIgnite 2019 Conference in Ottawa and more in this month’s SDI Interesting Reads.

Giant indigenous peoples atlas floor map will change the way you see Canada

(Image source: Canadian Geographic)

Canadian Geographic’s giant floor map and accompanying Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada are aimed at changing the way kids – and adults — look at our country.

About the Author

Gordon Plunkett

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.

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