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You are invited to submit for a presentation opportunity at the geospatial and information community's annual Ontario event.
Deadline for submitting abstracts is January 31, 2020
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Call for submissions: Open until April 10, 2020
Educational Program - $500 BeSpatial Bursary Offering
An annual educational program aimed to increase student participation from the post-secondary level. BeSpatial / urisa ontario is considered Ontario’s leading geospatial and information community for networking, providing opportunities for the post educational job search, exposure to practical applications of geospatial technology, as well as, many different levels of involvement with a diverse geospatial and information community.
The BeSpatial Student Bursary program offers a $500 bursary for the student who wins the Geospatial and information project competition in the current submission year. This is a great opportunity for students to get name recognition and begin participating in the BeSpatial community.
For more details Visit: 2020 Bursary
Your membership in BeSpatial / urisa ontario is important to support and maintain a vibrant array of programs and events in your geospatial and information community.
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Join us at our 33rd Annual program event, executive session and EXPO
BeSpatial/ urisa ontario represents a dynamic geospatial and information community consisting of key decision makers in the public and private sectors across Ontario.
Kessey-Dewitt Publications, in Association with URISA, has recently released the second Edition of the GIS Management Handbook—a major revision of the 2009 edition. Below is a brief description and the attached flyer provides additional information. Contact: URISA to order this book
Description of Book:
Published by Kessey Dewitt Publications in association with URISA, 460 pp., 2019
This book is a comprehensive guide and reference to the field of GIS management. It provides practical information on the development, implementation, and operation of GIS programs and projects—for a full range of public sector, not-for-profit, and private sector organizations and companies. This book takes a practical approach providing clear descriptions of concepts, issues, and practices that may be used in operational to improve and maximize the efficiency of GIS programs and projects.
May 5 & 6, 2020
BeSpatial'20 Annual Program event and EXPO
Location: The Americana Niagara Falls, ON
8444 Lundys Lane, Niagara Falls, ON L2H 1H4
Details coming soon!
Interested in submitting an abstract for a presentation opportunity?
Home -view a list of scheduled webinars in the “Save the Date” section on the Home page . We'd like to hear from you!
BeSpatial / urisa ontario is currently scheduling a series of Webinars to be held starting in the Fall 2019 and running through 2020. The webinar content is to be public sector and/or industry recognized and non-corporate aligned.
If you have an presentation that would appeal to our geospatial and information community, please complete the webinar submission form or contact Catherine to discuss.
If you are a private sector partner, please consider inviting a public sector client to co-present with you. Sponsored opportunities for the private sector are available.