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Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM | 30 minutes

Join Jonathan Murphy, Chair of GeoIgnite and Canada's Geospatial Career Coach as we welcome our keynote Daniel Schulten, MDA's LaunchPad Director. Keynote: In this discussion, we will look at MDA's past 20 years of success in the Geointelligence and Earth Observation domain and look forward to what the next 20 years holds for us.We will specifically look at Canada's unique Geointelligence requirements and the impact it will have on the industry here in Canada as w...

Daniel Schulten

Keynote speaker

David Mann

Keynote speaker
10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM | 15 minutes

Session à confirmer

10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM | 30 minutes

At Sparkgeo, we create interesting geospatial technology for our partners. In order to continue to build the geospatial web, we need technical project managers.We’re looking for people who have good domain expertise in geospatial and love making those spreadsheets sing. Does this mean micromanaging each step of the project? Nope. It means advising and inspiring those with the talent to develop the required technology.It means professional and honest communication with the cli...

11:15 AM
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM | 15 minutes

Session à confirmer

11:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM | 30 minutes

Jonathan Murphy, serial geospatial entrepreneur and career coach explains what it means to go from employee to an independent contractor providing goods, labor or services in Canada.Independent contractors work as individual entities. You are, however, responsible for managing your own payment and taxes.  Jon with 20 years experience as a consultant and business owner in the Canadian geospatial sector will explain what it takes to go solo and the pros and cons of being your own...

12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM | 30 minutes

Take a break

12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM | 30 minutes

Jonathan Murphy the Geospatial career coach and GeoIgnite conference chair will discuss some strategies when apllying for jobs online and share some jobs for participants to consider.

1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM | 15 minutes

Session à confirmer

1:15 PM
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM | 30 minutes

Serving the world from our Canadian home and our global offices, MDA is a robotics, satellite systems and geointelligence pioneer and an international space mission partner with a 50-year story of firsts on and above the Earth. Today, we're leading the charge towards viable Moon colonies, enhanced Earth observation, communication in a hyper-connected world and more. We’re fuelled by a pioneering spirit that carries us beyond. And together we enable highly skilled people to continuall...

1:45 PM
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM | 15 minutes

Session à confirmer

2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 hour

The GeoIgnite Conference and our sponsors are proud to present the third annual 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 that GeoIgnite will spur the grassroots of a more diverse ecosystem where diversity of thinking and knowledge will ignite innovation and better outcomes for us all.The next generation o...

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