Canadian Geomatics & Space Policy & Gov Updates: GeoIgnite Keynotes, Talks, & Panels
If your area of interest is Geospatial and Space Policy along with updates from government, then GeoIgnite has plenty of talks for you! From Federal to Provincial, there’s a lot of exciting and informative news and insights to share at this year’s conference. Here are the key panels you won’t want to miss.
GeoIgnite is Free to Everyone in the Canada Geomatics Community and will be presented live in English and French for April 21st to the 23rd.
April 21 at 3:30 EST: News from the Budget: The Federal Government of Canada Geospatial Director General’s Panel
Éric Loubier, the Director General for the Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation, is joined by several other panelists to discuss Canada’s involvement in satellites, data, mapping, and more.
April 22 at 10 EST: Keynote: Address by Vice-President of the Canadian Space Agency
VP Luc Brulé will go over oversight for CSA program sectors, including Space Utilization, Space Exploration, and Space Science and Technology. This keynote will fascinating!
April 23 at 2:45 EST: Canada’s Provincial & Territorial Geospatial Leadership Panel
Four of Canada’s government leaders in the sector will discuss topics related to jurisdiction issues, emergency response challenges, data opportunities, and more in regards to provincial and territorial geospatial relationships. Ask them about the rollout of RCM data to the provinces.
April 23 at 10:30 EST: Keynote: Barbara Ryan – Executive Director of the World Geospatial Industry Council
Yes, this is a Canadian conference, but Canada plays a large role in the world’s geospatial advancements. Barbara Ryan, the Executive Director of the WGIC, will share great insights on the organization.
April 22 at 11:30 EST: Fire Side Chat with Steve Liang, Founder & CTO of SensorUp & Dr. Nadine Alameh the OGC’s CEO
The Internet of Things is all around us! Steve Liang, the CTO founder, and Nadine Alameh, the Open Geospatial Consortium CEO, have a lot to say on this concept and what it means for the field and insights useful to government policy wonks.
There’s something for everyone at GeoIgnite 2021, but we know our lineup of policy-related panels is stellar. Registration for this online conference is now open, so get your tickets and don’t miss out on this great opportunity for learning, networking, and more!