BeSpatial'19  - May 01, 2019

Day 1 Keynote: Nicholas Day, Metrolinx

Nick is the Senior Manager of Network Planning at Metrolinx. His team is responsible for the development of the 2041 Regional Transportation Plan's transit network through project evaluations, plans, studies, and guidelines. He is currently leading the work to evaluate the transit projects that are identified in the Regional Transportation Plan’s Frequent Rapid Transit Network. This includes over 70 rapid transit projects across a range of transit technologies, including priority bus, BRT, LRT, subway, and regional rail.

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Check out our special 2 Day events! 

May 1 BeSpatial'19

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Annual General Meeting, Program Sessions, Awards Ceremony and BeSocial Networking Event

May 2 - BeSmart'19 Executive Forum

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RegisterIntro to FME Workshop

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Visit: May 1 & 2 - Exhibits

These topics and much more...

  • Toronto & Region Conservation Authority – “ Using Lidar to Detect Potential Vernal Pools and Low/Wet Areas for Wetland Restoration”; 
  • IBI Group  - “The TH!NK Bike: A New Approach to Data Acquisition & Analysis”;
  • City of Hamilton – “Keeping  a Common Address Database ‘Common’ using FME”, processing Geospatial data";
  • Toronto Police Services - "Innovation and Analytics Approach in integrating and using ans Enterprise GIS system";
  • University of Waterloo - "Benchmarking Big Data management platforms for processing geospatial data".

BeSpatial / BeSmart'19 Executive Forum: Creating Business Value and Social Impact 

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BeSpatial / BeSmart'19 - Executive Forum

Executive Forum panel topics:

  • Legal and Political Challenges in Data Collection and Access
  • Data Analytics, Open Data and Smart Business Decisions
  • Community Broadband and Economic Development
  • Public-Private Partnership (P3), Challenges and Opportunities
  • Benchmarking Leading Practices in Service Delivery, Canadian Smart Cities Challenge
  • Building Smart Cities and Communities of the Future

Day 2 Executive Forum is the second of Two full days of sessions planned to address the importance of geospatial and information to the successful realization of Smart initiatives. Topics will cover geospatial, privacy, data essentials, challenges, opportunities, and much more…  

Join us on May 2, 2019, to learn the answers to these and a host of related questions.

Consultant's Corner

Presenters will have an opportunity in the Exhibit area to talk one on one at  our new Consultants Corner. Please contact: BeSpatial if you are interested in participating in this and a space will be assigned.

Consider a presentation for our Fall'19 or Winter'20 event.For a complete list of Presentation topics,

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