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  • 06 Feb 2013 1:11 PM | David MacLean (Administrator)
    Call for abstracts - ACCESS 2013

    The ACCESS (Atlantic Canada Coastal and Estuarine Science Society) 2013 Conference will be held May 9-12th at the Centre for Geographic Sciences, Lawrencetown, NS.  We hope you plan on joining us!

    Abstract submission is now open and can can be completed online at

    We welcome abstracts in:
    • any area of coastal and estuarine science;
    • the special symposium "Advances in mapping techniques for the coastal zone", and;
    • the special session "Invasive green crabs in coastal ecosystems".

    Please visit our website or contact ACCESS president Melisa Wong ([email protected]) if you have any questions

    Here is a tentative schedule:
    • Wed. May 8 at 1:30 PM: CIG Lecture at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO in Dartmouth, Halifax across the harbour)
    • Thurs. May 9 at 12:00 noon: CIG Lecture at COGS
    • 6 to 8 PM: ACCESS Ice Breaker meet and greet COGS
    • Fri. May 10, 8:30-5 PM: ACCESS Conference at COGS. Keynote address to the conference is the Special Session on “Advanced Mapping techniques in the coastal zone”
    • 5-7 PM: ACCESS Posters and cash bar at COGS
    • 7-10 PM: ACCESS Banquet and speaker from Acadian Sea Plants at COGS
    • Sat. May 11, 9-4 PM: ACCESS Conference at COGS
    • 4 PM onward: ACCESS Attendees on their own
    • Sun. May 12, 9:00 AM: possible Field Trip
  • 06 Feb 2013 9:35 AM | Gerard Eddy
    Here is a new report from the United Nations Initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management.
    The   UN-GGIM  report contains a five to ten year vision.

    UN-GGIM Future Trends Paper - Version 2.0.pdf

  • 05 Feb 2013 4:06 PM | David MacLean (Administrator)
    The students and faculty at COGS invite you to our annual Geomatics Career Fair on 5 & 6 March.

    Questions: contact [email protected]

  • 31 Jan 2013 12:00 PM | Gerard Eddy

    As a result of Membership surveys from the past two years, a GANS Strategy document developed in 2012, and feedback at the GANS 2012 AGM, the GANS Board is very pleased to present the GANS 2013 Workplan.  We have worked hard to design a membership-focused Workplan that is goal-oriented with measurable outcomes.

    2013 GANS Work Plan

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