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A Recap of the 2023 Eastern Section 'Learn What I Learned' Regional Event

June 30, 2023 11:56 AM | Sandra Crutcher (Administrator)

The 2023 Eastern Section 'Learn What I Learned' Regional Event, took place in Kingston, Ontario, on June 29, 2023.

A recap:

This Regional Event was created based on the feedback gathered during a Pre-Event Survey that was sent to Eastern Members in November 2022 and again in March 2023.

The Pre-Event Survey indicated that 65% of the respondents were interested in attending an 'In-Person' event, 53% indicated that Kingston, Ontario, would be a suitable location, 59% indicated that 1/2 day event was preferred and 57% indicated that June was the preferred month. 

The top 5 themes that people demonstrated interest about included:

  • 'Web Applications' (57%)
  • 'What Others are Working On' (53%)
  • 'Best Practices' (50%)
  • 'Innovations' (47%)
  • 'NG-911' (47%)

The presenters and panelists were selected based on this feedback.

KeynoteDr. Barry Wellar, presented about best practices with respect to access to geo-records by the public


  • Marc Curtis, AGSI spoke about NG-911
  • Casey Price, Environics Analytics and Paul Voegtle, Esri Canada presented on how Demographic Data and Esri Web Solutions are being utilized to inform Economic Development
  • The Panelists spoke about projects that they were working on, which included examples of Web Applications and Innovative Solutions that support Municipal Operations
There were 39 people in attendance.

If you attended the event and have not yet had the opportunity to fill out the Post-Event Survey please fill out the survey at this link. We value your feedback and will integrate it into future events.  

If you were unable to attend the Eastern Regional Event, please fill out the Pre-Event Survey at this link. so that we can design the next event based on your interests.

These Regional Events are meant to create an environment that fosters professional development and networking so please take a few moments to fill out the Survey.

Your feedback is key to maximizing your investment in membership and ensuring the success of future events.  Thank you!

Moderator and Event organizer: Marikka Williams, MSc, GISPBeSpatial Eastern Section Manager.







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