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Monday 6 November, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-07:00) Mountain Time (US & Canada)
1:30 PM
1:30 PM MST - 3:00 PM MST | 1 hour 30 minutes
Reality Capture & Digital Twins

This workshop will cover the basics of deep learning:- What is deep learning?- A typical workflow using deep learning technology to identify objects (hands-on)- Issues to be aware of when using deep learning technology.- Options for deep learning tools.You need to bring a wifi equipped laptop, as we will be using a cloud-based virtual machine for you to do the exercises.Location: SAIT - 

5:00 PM
5:00 PM MST - 7:00 PM MST | 2 hours

Join us as we open the GoGeomatics Expo with a memorable evening filled with delicious food and great conversation! Elevate your Expo experience and forge valuable connections with fellow attendees, exhibitors, speakers and panelists. Following dinner, there will be a special panel moderated by GoGeomatics founder...

7:00 PM
7:00 PM MST - 8:00 PM MST | 1 hour
Expo Leadership Program

Step into the exciting realm of the inaugural GoGeomatics Expo in Calgary, a historic event that is set to make waves in Canada's geospatial sector. This compelling panel discussion will delve into the groundbreaking significance of this first-of-its-kind expo, exploring why it is a game-changer for both the public and private sectors, and how it charts a new course for the geospatial industry in Canada. This panel discussion takes place after the expo reception buffet. Participants must b...

Tuesday 7 November, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-07:00) Mountain Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM MST - 4:00 PM MST | 1 day 7 hours
Expo Education Program

Student posters will be available for viewing in the Expo Gallery November 7th and 8th.  Authors will present a brief summary of their poster and will be available for questions on Tuesday, November 7th from 2-4 pm.

9:00 AM MST - 5:00 PM MST | 8 hours

This is where Canada’s geomatics sector is meeting for a show that will span manufacturers, service and data providers, professionals, academics, and thought leaders in the Canadian geospatial sector. Positioned in Calgary, Alberta, in the heart of Canada’s geomatics sector, this is an annual event where companies in geomatics will do business and meet new partners, and the sharpest innovators will be there.This expo is hosted by GoGeomatics Canada in consultation with our industry,...

9:00 AM MST - 4:00 PM MST | 1 day 7 hours

The Expo proudly showcases the Canadian Cartographic Association Student Map Competition.Discover the recipients of the Best Student Presentation & President’s Prizes in thematic map design showcased at the map gallery on the trade show floor.Entries include: President’s Prize (College Level Entries)Jessica Murdoch ...

10:00 AM
10:00 AM MST - 10:25 AM MST | 25 minutes
Expo Education Program

Since 2018, students from geomatics programs across Canada have been participating in the annual National Geomatics Competition. Now in it's 5th year, the University of Sherbrooke will be hosting the next iteration in March.We invite you to participate in this discussion around the opportunity for industry and academia to meet at NGC 2024.

10:00 AM MST - 10:45 AM MST | 45 minutes
speaker
Reality Capture & Digital Twins

Join us for a riveting panel discussion featuring leading experts in the realm of reality capture. As the industry stands on the precipice of monumental change, this session aims to unpack the intricacies of current challenges, explore the intricacies of the digital twin concept, and envision the future trajectory of reality capture. Our esteemed panelists, with their wealth of knowledge and diverse experiences, will shed light on the multifaceted struggles the industry grapple...

10:30 AM
10:30 AM MST - 10:55 AM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Surveying & Precision Measurement

What are the trends in education, technology, policy, perception and markets that will mold the future of Geomatics – and how has the profession responded? The presenter has worked in and written about numerous aspects of surveying for several decades and views the future of the profession as one of both challenges and opportunity – new, exciting and sometimes surprising opportunities. This session will be interactive, challenge conventional wisdom, poke a little fun, and hopefully provides s...

10:30 AM MST - 10:55 AM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Expo BIM/GIS Program

SUMMARYWith the increasing focus on damage prevention, public safety concerns, and environmental damage due to underground utility strikes, it has become more critical to accurately locate, store, and be able to visualize subsurface utilities. We show several key technical and business details when implementing a subsurface mapping system from data collection to the use of machine learning for 3D modelling and visualization and give real-world examples and use cases of the different le...

10:30 AM MST - 11:30 AM MST | 1 hour
speaker
Geomatics for the Public Good

Over the past three decades, global and national economies have undergone profound transition while the governments that have tried to steer worldwide growth have been buffeted by profound changes in how citizens interact and feel about the level of services they receive.  That many of them are more empowered than ever by social media, which is often said to have hastened the growth of significant divides, speaks to the need of many governmental leader to stay in touch with prevailing th...

10:30 AM MST - 10:55 AM MST | 25 minutes
Geomatics for Climate Resiliency

Is change the new normal? Every year seems to be the next warmest year. Those of us looking back at our planet from space are seeing these changes across our planet in near real-time through the eyes of satellites. But behind those pixels are real human stories of catastrophe and suffering. So, with all our constellations of satellites, massive computing power and new generative AI algorithms, can we do anything more than simply report what happened? What does the future hold for geospatial t...

11:00 AM
11:00 AM MST - 11:25 AM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Geomatics for the Public Good

With climate change comes a massively increased risk to billions of people due to disasters, reduced food and energy security, environmental degradation, and sea level rise to name a few. For example, it is estimated that 200,000,000 people live in low-lying areas of the world considered highly vulnerable.The global OGC community has mobilized to improve how well we connect land, sea, and air Geospatial data and information, improve regional connectivity between various  SDIS &nbs...

11:00 AM MST - 11:45 AM MST | 45 minutes
speaker
Expo Education Program

Join us at the GoGeomatics Expo in Calgary for a concise panel discussion on the present and future of geomatics education. Our panel, comprised of professors and industry experts, will address the following key topics:1. Current State of Geomatics Education:Explore the status of geomatics education in Canada.Understand how educational programs are adapting to ind...

11:00 AM MST - 11:25 AM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Expo Leadership Program

Over his decade plus at Suncor, Alonzo has been both witness to and active participant in a quiet digital Geospatial revolution. This revolution has democratized access to Geospatial data and tools to everyone at Suncor. Which meant that teams and professionals across a myriad of disciplines have embraced and pushed the limits of Geospatial data and software. The constant demand for newer and higher-resolution data has relegated the paper map to secondary status as the tool for spatial commun...

11:00 AM MST - 11:25 AM MST | 25 minutes
Geomatics for Climate Resiliency

At the Earth Observation for the Environment Laboratory in The University of Calgary, we have been conducting research in developing remote sensing-based forecasting system for forest fire danger conditions since 2009. In the scope of this presentation, the chronology of such developments at daily, 4-day, and 8-day time scales will be discussed. We believe that these would be critical for managing forest fire regimes in Canada and elsewhere in the world.

11:30 AM
11:30 AM MST - 11:55 AM MST | 25 minutes

MAXAR Technology provides integrated space infrastructure and earth intelligence capabilities that make global change visible, information actionable and space accessible. MAXAR has been highly active in remotely sensed projects in Western Canada and this talk with discuss some of the current applications using high resolution data across a number of important sectors.  Moreover,  it will discuss the current and future platforms that are bei...

11:30 AM MST - 11:55 AM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Earth Observation Program

Planet scans the entire land mass of the planet nearly everyday with high resolution multispectral imagery, enabling exciting new opportunities and solving old challenges for digital transformations and sustainable business acceleration. Now with our growing fleet of 8-band Superdoves in orbit, the launch of our Planetary Variables - daily soil moisture, temperature, crop and forest biomass, etc - we have evolved even greater capabilities for a new era of Earth Observation technologies. In th...

11:30 AM MST - 11:55 AM MST | 25 minutes
Geomatics for Climate Resiliency

Addressing the escalating levels of methane in the Earth's atmosphere is among the most urgent issues humanity faces. Methane ranks as one of the most potent greenhouse gases (GHGs), trapping over 25 times more heat than carbon dioxide over a 100-year period; thus, significantly reducing methane emissions will make a substantial impact in the fight against climate change.One of the most impactful methods for mitigating methane emissions involves the prompt detection and repair of metha...

12:00 PM
12:00 PM MST - 12:25 PM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Reality Capture & Digital Twins

In February 2022, Balko Technologies, a Quebec-based company, launched the world's first modular drone Lidar, which aims to democratize geospatial data capture by offering a versatile, easy-to-use and quick to deploy solution. This technological showcase aims to demonstrate the performance, modularity and distinctive advantages for users of our brand new Connectiv solution and its e-LAS software, developed by a team of experts with more than 10 years of experience in airborne data capture....

12:00 PM MST - 1:00 PM MST | 1 hour
speaker
Earth Observation Program

In the face of escalating environmental challenges, Canada grapples with the urgent need for advanced solutions in wildfire monitoring, emissions reduction, and natural resource management. This panel discussion explores how the burgeoning "New Space" frontier offers innovative approaches to address these critical issues.We aim to provide a platform for various industry players to share their own innovative technologies and insights, creating a vibrant dialogue on crucial geospatial...

12:00 PM MST - 12:25 PM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Expo Leadership Program

Teams can become the catalyst to co-elevate results-driven organizations accelerate outcomes, unleash their full potential, and create unprecedented internal and external value. But it’s not a given!In an increasingly volatile, uncertain, and non-linear Geomatics landscape, senior-level managers find it increasingly challenging to keep up and get things done – efficiently, effectively, and timely. The organizational silos have begun to come down, but often remain camou...

12:00 PM MST - 12:25 PM MST | 25 minutes
Geomatics for Climate Resiliency

LiDAR continues to be a cornerstone of the mapping industry. Since its inception, the technology has evolved from sole use on manned aircraft to being used on UAVs and mobile mapping platforms. As the LiDAR industry continues to evolve, our panel of experts will discuss what current and future trends impacting this industry. Join our award-winning panelists for an exciting discussion. Bring your questions. 

12:30 PM
12:30 PM MST - 12:55 PM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Surveying & Precision Measurement

Geodetic Reference Systems are the foundation for geospatial data, serving as the official reference for latitude, longitude, height and gravity in Canada.  There are many contributors to providing such standards to Canadians, including Federal, Provincial and Municipal governments, the private sector, academia, and others.  Users will know that every few years there are new versions introduced of the datums or reference frames. A change in reference system, however, invo...

12:30 PM MST - 12:55 PM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Geomatics for the Public Good

Flooding is Canada’s most costly natural disaster, and flood risk intensifies as a result of urbanization and climate change. These impacts will change over time and can jeopardize the overall sustainability of communities if they remain unaddressed. As socio-economic consequences worsen, it underlines the need for governments to provide current and accurate hazard information to vulnerable populations, including Indigenous communities who are disproportionately affected, to make decisions...

1:00 PM
1:00 PM MST - 1:45 PM MST | 45 minutes

Menu - Big Four OutletAppetizersRoasted Diablo Pork Bites (12) (GF/DF)  SaladsSpiced Cauliflower, Chickpea & Tofu Bowl (GF/DF/V/VE)  Sweet Potato, Roasted Cauliflower, Chickpeas, Mint Chutney,Grilled Tofu, Madras Curry DressingClassi...

1:30 PM
1:30 PM MST - 1:50 PM MST | 20 minutes

This talk focused on those seeking work in GIS, cartography, remote sensing, programming, and other related geospatial fields.Jonathan Murphy, Managing Director of GoGeomatics Canada and geospatial career coach, will be sharing his valued tips and insight for your job search. He is an expert geomatics professional with close to 20 years of experience. Jon’s career has ranged from the oil fields of Alberta to projects with...

1:45 PM
1:45 PM MST - 2:10 PM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Earth Observation Program

There is a pressing need for a global change detection system capable of persistently monitoring the entire earth with globally consistent coverage, temporally consistent sampling, scientific-grade geometric and radiometric quality, and cost-effective management of daily data. These four conditions enable near real-time monitoring and retrospective change detection applications while minimizing false positives and the required work to develop, maintain, and run harmonizing a...

1:45 PM MST - 2:30 PM MST | 45 minutes
speaker
Expo Leadership Program

The GoGeomatics Expo and our sponsors are proud to present the Diversity in Leadership Panel.As the common goals of diversity, equity, and inclusion become even more widespread, organizations have the daunting task of figuring out what works.It is our vision the expo will spur the grassroots of a more diverse ecosystem where diversity of thinking and knowledge w...

1:45 PM MST - 2:10 PM MST | 25 minutes
Earth Observation Program

With an increasing multitude of new Earth Observation (EO) satellites, it is imperative for the geomatics community to assess the fit of these emerging space assets. This presentation aims to provide a comprehensive analysis of the diverse range of EO satellites currently being deployed, and their potential applications.Topics:1) An Overview of the recent surge in EO satellite launches2) New satellite capabilities, and use cases3) An exploration of the challenges customers ...

1:45 PM MST - 3:15 PM MST | 1 hour 30 minutes
Earth Observation Program

The workshop focuses on the role of Cloud Optimized Point Clouds (COPC) datasets and the SpatioTemporal Asset Catalog (STAC) within geospatial cloud systems. Attendees will gain insights into the Pointcloud Data Abstraction Library (PDAL) and the nuances of creating cloud-native metadata. Demonstrations will showcase practical methods for managing and processing large datasets in cloud infrastructures.COPC & STAC Overview: Gain a clear understanding of COPC datasets and the role of...

2:15 PM
2:15 PM MST - 2:40 PM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Geomatics for the Public Good

Incidents involving dangerous goods, including flammable gases and liquids, can happen at any time and in any place. When they do, Emergency Response Assistance Canada's 320+ members count on us to provide a safe and effective emergency response 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.Various GIS solutions exist within Emergency Response Assistance Canada (ERAC) to support these functions. Examples include our resource locator tool that spatially queries and returns key information from 40+...

2:15 PM MST - 3:00 PM MST | 45 minutes
speaker
Expo BIM/GIS Program

Join Canadian GNSS manufacturer Eos Positioning Systems for an in-depth look at using the high-accuracy Arrow Gold+ GNSS Receiver with RTK corrections and Esri’s ArcGIS Field Maps.In this live and interactive presentation, you will learn how to do the following:1. Add GNSS metadata fields to ArcGIS Field Maps 2. Easily connect to the local RTK network to achieve real-time <2cm accuracy in the field 3. Collect high-accuracy data in the field according to best...

2:45 PM
2:45 PM MST - 3:10 PM MST | 25 minutes
Geomatics for the Public Good

Creating, managing and sharing geospatial information has never been easier, but how do we ensure the information we are using to make key business decisions is current, correct, accurate and the best fit for purpose?  This session will explore the different types of geospatial information assets being used at The City and the different tools, methods and standards that are being used capture, manage and share authoritative City data across the organization and to the Citizens of Calgary.

2:45 PM MST - 3:30 PM MST | 45 minutes
Expo BIM/GIS Program

Join us at the BIM/GIS panel of our conference as we delve into critical subjects shaping the intersection of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Our expert panelists will explore the evolving landscape of BIM and GIS, offering invaluable insights into various aspects of this dynamic field.Agenda:The Importance of Standards and Interoperability...

3:30 PM
3:30 PM MST - 3:55 PM MST | 25 minutes
Expo Education Program

Geomatics is growing technically and economically at a rapid pace.  The need for skilled, knowledgeable workers is higher than ever.  Some may argue that the technical advancements of the industry reduce the need for skilled workers and will remove the event of human errors.  Others will argue that the very technology that is reducing human error can lead to increasing other errors and be a cause of delays on projects if the person operating the technology is not perceptive ...

3:30 PM MST - 3:55 PM MST | 25 minutes
Expo BIM/GIS Program

As GIS professionals, we understand the pivotal role that geospatial data plays in decision-making across various industries. Now, imagine harnessing that power to transform facility management. This presentation delves into VertiGIS FM, a groundbreaking solution that revolutionizes facility management through the lens of spatial intelligence, creating new opportunities and efficiencies across organizations.

3:30 PM MST - 4:15 PM MST | 45 minutes
Surveying & Precision Measurement

Join us for an immersive and interactive workshop led by the founder of Cyanic Automation, Doug Kondor. In this engaging session, you'll delve into the world of project management in the context of land surveying, guided by an industry expert with a passion for innovation.Workshop Highlights:Theory Meets Practice:Doug Kondor goes beyond theory, offering a hands-on journey through the best practices of project management. Learn how to bridge ...

4:00 PM
4:00 PM MST - 4:25 PM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Reality Capture & Digital Twins

Learn how newly implemented surface modeling tools employing artificial intelligence reduce the turnaround time of point cloud surface models by 400% while maintaining high-fidelity results around break lines. Faster ground extraction routines for UAV data can be achieved without the need for classification or noise removal. In this presentation, we'll discuss several examples including how a query volume calculation project compared with traditional modeling workflows yielded nearly exact...

4:00 PM MST - 4:25 PM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Geomatics for the Public Good

Harnessing the power of regular collection of imagery and Lidar, the City of Calgary provides valuable information for municipal service delivery. The City publicly shares various datasets in different formats, including Orthophotos, Lidar, and 3D buildings, oh-my! Beginning in 1990, the Aerial Imagery Program supported planning, development, and operations.Regularly collecting spatial data allows for more accurate assessments of changes over time. Annual Orthophoto collection aids in ...

4:30 PM
4:30 PM MST - 7:00 PM MST | 2 hours 30 minutes

The end of the first day of the National Canadian GoGeomatics Expo is being marked by a lively party that is eagerly anticipated by all participants. The party is being held on the floor of the tradeshow in a venue that hosts many of the best rock concerts and shows for the Calgary Stampede. It promises to be a lot of fun, with an atmosphere buzzing with excitement and energy as attendees mingle, network, and celebrate the end of a successful day.The party is made even better by the in...

Wednesday 8 November, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-07:00) Mountain Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM MST - 4:15 PM MST | 7 hours 15 minutes

This is where Canada’s geomatics sector is meeting for a show that will span manufacturers, service and data providers, professionals, academics, and thought leaders in the Canadian geospatial sector. Positioned in Calgary, Alberta, in the heart of Canada’s geomatics sector, this is an annual event where companies in geomatics will do business and meet new partners, and the sharpest innovators will be there.This expo is hosted by GoG...

10:00 AM
10:00 AM MST - 10:45 AM MST | 45 minutes
speaker
Reality Capture & Digital Twins

Join us at the GoGeomatics Expo for a dynamic panel discussion on the latest trends in Lidar technology. Our panel of experts will dive into the advancements in Lidar data, hardware, and software, providing valuable insights into the ever-evolving geospatial world. Discover the future of Lidar and its applications, and stay at the forefront of geomatics innovation.lidarcanex.com

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10:00 AM MST - 10:25 AM MST | 25 minutes
Expo BIM/GIS Program

openBIM aims to make the built environment more efficient, sustainable, and productive, leading to more liveable and resilient communities. Smarter infrastructure and buildings help to improve energy-efficiency, sustainable practice and future-proof standards to ensure a more equitable society.Open standards ensure that different products and systems can work together seamlessly, regardless of who developed them or what platform they run on. This generates comprehensive, trusted and...

10:00 AM MST - 10:25 AM MST | 25 minutes

Join us at the Calgary GoGeomatics Expo for an exclusive workshop hosted by Jonathan Murphy, the founder of GoGeomatics and GeoIgnite. In this session, you'll discover the opportunites to successful marketing with GoGeomatics and explore the vibrant world of the GoGeomatics community. Workshop Highlights:Marketing with GoGeomatics: Dive into the art of geospatial marketing with one of the industry's leading experts. Jonathan Murphy will guide yo...

10:30 AM
10:30 AM MST - 11:15 AM MST | 45 minutes
speaker
Expo Leadership Program

Great Leadership is central to our Industry – leaders that are adeptly able to connect and interoperate with business, government, and institutional entities.  While traditional hub-and-spoke leadership structures remain, a wave of agile, resilient, and dynamic leaders are stepping up. But organizations aren’t made up simply of leaders. In our quest for the best leadership, have we overlooked or forgotten about the skills, resources, and commitment to developing and empoweri...

10:30 AM MST - 10:55 AM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Earth Observation Program

Wetlands are important to water quality, nutrient cycling, and biodiversity, and have been identified as a management priority across Canada. Reclaiming wetlands that have been impacted can be a long-term, costly process depending on the type of wetland, location, and potential access constraints. One challenge with wetland reclamation is that the work may cause additional or new wetland impacts during access and execution of the work. Concurrent with wetland reclamation priorities, there ...

11:00 AM
11:00 AM MST - 12:00 PM MST | 1 hour
speaker
Reality Capture & Digital Twins

Rapid, short-range data collection will only become more critical as the technological revolution continues. From planning and analytics to VDC and BIM, to Safety, Security, Project, and Facilities management, the applications for reality capture technology is only going to increase as industry calls for cost savings, awareness, accountability, and efficiency. In this climate, Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) platforms are emerging as the solution that can meet the needs of ind...

11:30 AM
11:30 AM MST - 12:15 PM MST | 45 minutes
Expo BIM/GIS Program

This panel will delve into some Geoff Zeiss's favorite topics:Example - Colorado DOT, PennDOT. Not an explicit requirement but required for permitting in their RoW’s – effectively a regulatory standard. Metrolink Regulation1: Business Case for SUE DataASCE – Not a regulatory requirement but a recommendation.Regulate on Backend – Permitting Process requirement for ASCE Benefits of Accurate Data2: Standards

11:30 AM MST - 11:55 AM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Reality Capture & Digital Twins

How do you decide when to mobilize and when not to, or even where can you safely and legally fly. As the frequency of unpredictable weather and forest fire smoke increase, so too does the risk in mobilizing to a job site. This presentation will demonstrate OGL Engineering’s process and different geospatial resources available to better inform your decision and minimize risks.

12:00 PM
12:00 PM MST - 1:00 PM MST | 1 hour
speaker
Reality Capture & Digital Twins

The SLAM Scan-off results are in, but what does that mean, where can this technology be applied, and what technology can be applied to it?Join us for a discussion following the results of the GoGeomatics SLAM Scan-Off:- The strengths and weaknesses of adopting SLAM platforms into your workflow.- The appropriateness of SLAM platforms for specific uses.- The compatibility of SLAM platforms with downstream tools and methods.- The current and possible futures of SLAM sys...

12:00 PM MST - 12:25 PM MST | 25 minutes
Earth Observation Program

The talk presents how multi-band SARs (X-band Iceye, C-band RADARSAT-2 and L-band SAOCOM) support various earth observation applications, such as target identification, change and displacement detection, and soil moisture map generation.  Furthermore, it presents MDA's next-generation Chorus constellation (combination of C-band and X-band SARs). 

12:00 PM MST - 12:25 PM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Earth Observation Program

As part of Planet’s ethos of ‘agile aerospace’, we continually invest in the latest hardware and software advancements to improve the PlanetScope image quality. This dataset began life as a relatively simple 3-band image using commercial, ‘off-the-shelf’ hardware components. Through customer feedback, both software and hardware improvements were tested and launched, resulting in a second-generation of PlanetScope, or ‘Dove’ satellites. Replacing this second generation of satellites involved a...

12:30 PM
12:30 PM MST - 12:55 PM MST | 25 minutes
Expo BIM/GIS Program

Geoff Zeiss devoted over 30 years of his life to the Geospatial industry and global community, focusing on utility and construction sectors, and mapping underground utility infrastructure among many other projects. Sadly, Geoff passed away in September of 2022.  The Geoff Zeiss Urban Infrastructure Mapping Fund was established to build on decades of innovation by Dr. Zeiss in developing effective and sustainable urban infrastructure through research and development supporting urban infor...

12:30 PM MST - 12:55 PM MST | 25 minutes
Expo Leadership Program

As part of the annual Canadian Expo program, GoGeomatics will be looking to recognize and award individuals and companies that have shown top-level leadership, innovation and forward thinking in the geomatics field. We will establish several categories of awards. The first set for activities at the Expo this year and the second set for next year allowing the community to participate by nominating awardees to be considered.Awards Presented at this year's Expo:Geo...

12:30 PM MST - 2:30 PM MST | 2 hours
speaker
Expo Leadership Program

Building upon the earlier presentation "Insights into High Performance Teams. Why the most Successful Teams are Coached", this workshop is designed for Geomatics / EO leaders and senior managers who want to gain a deeper understanding of the value, sustainability, and ROI of team coaching. Whether you already have highly functional teams within your organization, are struggling to find an antidote to the disfunction and underperformance of existing te...

1:00 PM
1:00 PM MST - 1:45 PM MST | 45 minutes

Menu - Big Four OutletAppetizersRoasted Diablo Pork Bites (12) (GF/DF)  SaladsSpiced Cauliflower, Chickpea & Tofu Bowl (GF/DF/V/VE)  Sweet Potato, Roasted Cauliflower, Chickpeas, Mint Chutney,Grilled Tofu, Madras Curry DressingClassi...

1:45 PM
1:45 PM MST - 2:10 PM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Reality Capture & Digital Twins

Research Presentation:Airborne Topo-Bathymetric Lidar Combined with Thermal Imaging for Fish Habitat Studies in RiversResearchers at Nova Scotia Community College’s Applied Geomatics Research Group have been using the airborne Leica Chiroptera 4X topo-bathymetric lidar sensor for nearly a decade and have surveyed coastal, riverine and lake environments. They have concentrated on mapping submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV).  Topo-bathy lidar data of rivers provides an opportu...

1:45 PM MST - 2:45 PM MST | 1 hour
Expo Leadership Program

Got a cool geomatics product, service, student project, or academic/science research project/paper? Pitch it to a select panel of geomatics press and industry experts at the GoGeomatics expo held in Calgary, November 6-8 2023.Top picks will have their pitch written up as an online article published and promoted by GoGeomatics.You’ll have 3 minutes to make your presentation, with 2 minutes of questions from the panel. You can present a PowerPoint, do a live demonstration, or j...

1:45 PM MST - 2:10 PM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Expo BIM/GIS Program

The lack of up-to-date, easily available flood risk data has slowed down Canadian attempts to mitigate flood damage, notwithstanding the substantial historical losses associated with frequent and devastating flood episodes. To address this problem, we present a novel flood risk estimation framework. The pipeline is extremely modular and consists of an advanced geographical pre-processing system, a probabilistic deep learning based marginal regional regression model, an advanced hydraulic mode...

2:15 PM
2:15 PM MST - 2:40 PM MST | 25 minutes
speaker
Expo BIM/GIS Program

The Department of National Defence, as steward of a real property (RP) portfolio that includes tens of thousands of buildings and supporting infrastructure, is seeking to manage its Real Property (RP) assets more effectively by modernizing and improving its digital capability. In this effort, interoperability between BIM and GIS through open data standards is crucial to enable the Integrated Digital Built Environment. BIM allows representation of detailed information regarding building elemen...

2:15 PM MST - 2:40 PM MST | 25 minutes
Surveying & Precision Measurement

CHC Navigation (CHCNAV) is a global provider of innovative GNSS navigation and positioning solutions covering a wide range of professional applications, including land and airborne surveys, conventional GNSS surveys, 3D data acquisition, precision farming, unmanned navigation and robotics, real-time GNSS infrastructure and more.Significant and sustained investments in GNSS software, algorithms and core technology allow us to provide leading-edge technologies that meet the exact needs o...

2:45 PM
2:45 PM MST - 3:30 PM MST | 45 minutes
speaker
Surveying & Precision Measurement

Join us at the GoGeomatics Expo for an insightful panel discussion that tackles the pressing question: Where will the next generation of land surveyors emerge from? Our panel, featuring experienced educators and professional land surveyors, will engage in a thought-provoking dialogue on strategies and solutions to attract and nurture the future leaders of the land surveying profession. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable perspectives on the future of land surveying.

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