Ted MacKinnon works with Natural Resources Canada as the Senior Geomatics Technologist for the Surveyor General Branch's Atlantic Regional Office in Amherst. He has been working in the geomatics industry for over 25 years and has a diverse background in various disciplines including GIS, Cartography, LIDAR, Remote Sensing and GPS Surveying.
Ted graduated from the Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) with advanced diplomas in both Remote Sensing and Applied Geomatics Research and with a B.Sc. in Geology from Acadia University. Ted has been accredited with GISP status from the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) as well as Geomatics Specialist in Remote Sensing certification from the Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG), and is a Fellow with the Royal Canadian Geographic Society. Ted is the current president of the Canadian Cartographic Association (CCA), and past president of the Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS)