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Attendees receive a special rate on accommodations. For details: Click here
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
Click here to submit your abstract.
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Resilience is made up of five pillars: self-awareness, mindfulness, self-care, positive relationships & purpose.
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We use the information in the survey to get a better idea of how we can serve you better and how we can continue to enhance the BeSpatial community experience. We appreciate your membership and want to make sure that we meet all your expectations.
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Visit the Awards and Recognition webpage to see past award winners and how you can participate at BeSpatial'20.
Call for feedback about our annual BeSpatial awards. This is an opportunity to update/renew the Best Challenge Award criteria to better recognize current initiatives and fit within the our geospatial and information community .
Please add your comments below or email us.
Email Alex: BCA Criteria Update
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.
Maturity is finally getting the attention it deserves. Unfortunately, few have been able to take it beyond ad hoc assessments and glossy high level reports. Learn how well researched and vendor agnostic capability maturity models such as Slimgim or URISA CMMI provide the raw materials for your Enterprise GIS strategy and continuous improvement efforts.
Available for viewing soon in themembers area.
Interested in showcasing your GIS program?
If your educational institution provides a unique and meaningful experience that will help the growth of future GIS professionals, please send us a profile of your program.
Coming soon! We are planning to introduce a dedicated Education web space that will showcase geospatial and information programs, provide information and updates on our student mentor program and feature opportunities for students to volunteer.
Please email your submissions to our President, Susan to be featured on our website and eNewsletter.
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