Upcoming Geomatics Related Events

Below is the GANS geomatics related events calendar. In addition to posting the numerous events that GANS hosts every month, we have also included other geomatics related events in Atlantic Canada that we think may be of possible interest to the geospatial community. 

If you know of any events that we have not included below, then feel free to share that info with us and we will include it in the GANS geomatics related events calendar.

You can also switch the calendar view below into a list of events, if you prefer to view them that way (using links below).


    • 02 Nov 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • 5410 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, NS B3J 1B6
    • 94

    "Climate change, one of the most Pressing Issues We Face Today"

    2018 Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication Bestowed upon Dr. Katharine Hayhoe

    Join the Geomatics Atlantic Conference Committee as we partner with the Licensed Professional Planner Association of Nova Scotia (LPPANS) for a Prenote presentation by  world renowned atmospheric scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe who will discuss cross-sectoral approaches to dealing with climate change.

    Dr. Katharine Hayhoe is a climate scientist, a professor in the Department of Political Science and the Director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University.

    She began her career with a B.Sc. in physics and astronomy from the University of Toronto,  and her research focuses on high-resolution climate projections to evaluate the future impacts of climate change on human society and the natural environment. 

    People already care about climate change – the trick is getting them to realize it

    After participating in a climate change assessment for the Great Lakes, she recognized the need for high-resolution climate projections to integrate into impact studies in areas ranging from ecosystems to energy. Therefore for her Ph.D., she refocused her research to survey and compare a broad range of the statistical down scaling methods often used to generate these projections: research.

    "I don’t accept global warming on faith: I crunch the data, I analyze the models, I help engineers and city managers and ecologists quantify the impacts." Katharine Hayhoe

    She has published over 125 peer-reviewed articles and served as lead author on key reports for the U.S. Global Change Research Program and the National Academy of Sciences.

    Read more about Dr. Katharine Hayhoe including published articles and some of her past presentations at http://katharinehayhoe.com/wp2016/blog/

    WHAT: Presentation by world renown climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe that will lead into the Geomatics Atlantic Conference (held November 14th - 15th)

    WHEN:  November 2nd at 10 am

    WHERE: the Dalhousie School of Architecture and Planning Auditorium (next to the Halifax Central Library)

    This a free event, however donations are being accepted on behalf of Feed Nova Scotia to help support their Christmas campaign.

    Space is limited so please register for the event to save your seat.

    More details about this event and how to register will be available soon and will be added to this page and the GeomaticsAtlanticConferenceWebsite https://geomatics.one/prenote-katharine-hayhoe.html

    Not Registered for Geomatics Atlantic Yet? There is still time, click here to save your place ...

    [Images Sources: KatharineHayhoe.com and Dal.ca]

    • 14 Nov 2018
    • 15 Nov 2018
    • Halifax, Nova Scotia
    • 59

    Geomatics Atlantic

    We would like to announce that GANS will be hosting Geomatics Atlantic this year in Halifax, November 14th - 15th

    This years Geomatics Atlantic theme is Oceans of Data and will be exploring innovation, cutting edge R&D, and the future of geomatics in the marine environment. The term geomatics represents a sector and technology that uses data collected by many different groups and connects many different sectors.

    We are reaching out to all researchers, organizations and companies actively working on marine and coastal focused projects. We hope to have a cross-sectorial conference that includes: fisheries & aquaculture, energy & resources, mapping/hydrography, environment characterization, marine spatial planning, climate change, military applications, ocean technology and big data, all connected through geomatics.

    For additional Geomatics Atlantic 2018 details; including special key note speakers and conference presentations and more will be available at https://geomatics.one

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