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Canada's Geospatial Leadership Panel

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9:00 AM, Tuesday 14 May 2024 (1 hour)
GeoIgnite is thrilled to present its keynote session, "Canada's Geospatial Leadership Panel," a gathering of some of Canada's most influential figures in the field of geospatial technology in Canada. 

Panelist: Melanie Desjardins, Director of the NWT Centre for Geomatics, showcases the application of geospatial technology in public sector management and natural resource governance. Her leadership in geomatics plays a significant role in shaping policies and strategies that utilize GIS for effective governance.

Panelist: Morgan Crowley, PhD, a Forest Fire Research Scientist at Natural Resources Canada, brings her expertise in leveraging geospatial technology for effective forest fire management. Her work is critical in enhancing environmental sustainability and responding to the challenges posed by climate change.

Panelist: Claudia Cozzitorto, President of buildingSMART Canada, contributes her extensive knowledge in integrating Building Information Modeling (BIM) with geospatial technologies. Her insights are vital in fostering smart city developments and sustainable urban planning.

Panelist: Bilyana Anicic, President of Aurora Consulting and the architect of the Federal Geospatial Platform, offers a unique perspective on the strategic use of geospatial data in government and business. Her role in developing this platform underscores the importance of geospatial technology in enhancing government services and decision-making processes.

Moderator: Amina Deiab, MPP, ICD.D, CEO & Founder of QED Inc., will guide the panel discussion. With her expertise in policy development and a keen understanding of geospatial technology, Amina is perfectly poised to lead this diverse group of experts in a conversation about the current and future landscape of geospatial technology in Canada.

Join us at GeoIgnite for this enlightening and inspiring keynote panel discussion.

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