Ted MacKinnon was awarded the 2018 David Keefe Award of Distinction for his continuous support of promoting geomatics. This year, at the GANS AGM, he was surprised to find out that he was nominated and delighted to receive the honor.
Ted has been actively helping to promote the Geomatics sector here in Nova Scotia as well as all across Canada for more then 15 years. He actively volunteers in several professional organizations at a multitude of levels including GANS, (where he has served as President for 2 years and on the Board of Directors for the past 5 years), the Canadian Institute of Geomatics, Canadian Cartographic Association, Canadian Remote Sensing Society, and the Royal Canadian Geographic Society.
Ted has built a solid online presence with over 50 thousand followers on Twitter, facebook and LinkedIn, that he uses to help reach the broader geospatial community, to share information about Canadian issues such as geography education, open data, events, jobs and much more.
Congratulations Ted and thanks for all you do to promote the Canadian Geomatics Sector