Wednesday, May 3, 2017 @ Markham Convention Centre in Toronto

URISA Ontario is pleased to present its 30th Annual General Meeting and BeSpatial event. You are invited to participate in this outstanding opportunity to promote your company or organization to a targeted group of GIS professionals and decision-makers from Ontario’s public, private and educational sectors. 

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Teranet Enterprises Inc

Teranet is an international leader in electronic land registration and is the exclusive provider of online property search and registration in Ontario and The Property Registry in Manitoba. Teranet developed, owns and operates Ontario’s Electronic Land Registration System (ELRS) and facilitates the delivery of electronic land registration services on behalf of the Province. The ELRS is the means by which ownership of real property and interests on title are searched, recorded and transferred in the Province of Ontario and is widely recognized as one of the most advanced, secure and sophisticated electronic land registration systems in the world.

Teranet is owned by Borealis, a leading global infrastructure investment manager and the infrastructure arm of the Ontario Municipal Employee Retirement System.

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Teranet Mapping & Property Data Solutions

As a trusted provider of master data management (MDM) solutions and services to government, utilities and commercial enterprises, Teranet enables customers to improve efficiencies and enable smart decision making by providing reliable property information and location intelligence capabilities through a world-class customer experience.Through a comprehensive offering including Teranet Xchange, customers gain access to critical property data from the most authoritative and reliable source of parcel mapping, title data and document images available.


Esri Canada provides enterprise geographic information system (GIS) solutions that empower businesses, governments and educational institutions to make timely, informed and mission-critical decisions by leveraging the power of geography. The company distributes the world's leading GIS software from Esri and other technology partners. Esri Canada serves over 10,000 customers across Canada. For municipalities, Esri Canada provides GIS solutions, such as ArcGIS Open Data and ArcGIS Online, that improve information sharing, communication with citizens and asset management. The company also offers the Community Maps of Canada Program, which provides a cost-effective and efficient framework for organizations to share their geographic information with the online public.


Consortech is a data driven consulting firm that helps GIS and IT professionals create bridges between their systems using ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) services and FME-based solutions. We rely on our heavily gifted technical team to offer a variety of services based on three distinct levels: solution design, improvement and optimization and project management. As data and system integrators for over 28 years, Consortech has a consistent and successful track record of implementing highly complex data driven solutions.

Project examples include; Systems and data workflow automation (Enterprise Automation), data validation (CAD, GIS) and data upload/download services for the municipal market. Our 17-years partnership with Safe Software, and Platinum level certification, ensures our clients that they are in good hands. 

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The Association of Ontario Land Surveyors (AOLS) was established in 1892. It is a self-governing association, responsible for the licensing and governance of professional land surveyors, in accordance with the Surveyors Act. As with all self-governing professions, the AOLS has a responsibility to ensure that the public interest is paramount. The principal objective of the Association is to regulate the practice of professional land surveying, and to govern its members and holders of certificates of authorization in accordance with the Act, the regulations and the by-laws in order that the public interest may be served and protected.

For over 50 years Cansel has helped organizations in the engineering, surveying, construction, mining, architecture, manufacturing, printing, utilities, forestry, and government sectors measure, analyze, design, and build more efficiently and profitably. Cansel’s national team of professionals combine software, hardware and services to provide tailored solutions to improve your workflow, from field to finish.


GeoShack is a leading distributor of UAVs, lasers, total stations, robotic instruments, GPS Survey systems, optical instruments, scanners, 2D & 3D machine control systems and variable rate control technology. GeoShack serves customers in the grading, excavating, paving, agriculture, mining, landfill, BIM, layout, mapping, and surveying markets. We sell across North America with sales professionals and technical support in 24 markets.

R&B Cormier Inc.

R&B Cormier provides professional and cost effective forest carbon and urban street tree inventories using the latest in remote sensing technologies. They will be demonstrating an actual 3D street tree mapping project underway for the City of Vaughan at their exhibit space.

Terra DiscoverySubsurface Utility Locates & Investigations

Terra Discovery Ltd. is a company born out of the need for timely locates - for both planning and design purposes and immediately ahead of excavation. Since 1999 we have been providing non-destructive and non-intrusive location mapping and examination of buried utilities and underground features using a variety of technology solutions. Terra Discovery’s services have worked for a wide range of clients from surveying firms to major construction companies, municipalities, colleges and universities. We take pride in getting the answers you need in a timely, professional and cost effective manner. Let us put our experienced field staff to work on your next project so you can see the difference for yourself. 

Vivax-Metrotech is a leading provider of high-quality utility locating instrument solutions for underground utilities and team experience in the design, manufacture and sale of utility locators. The companies' products are used by virtually every utility throughout the world.

Fanshawe College offers three programs related to Geographic Information Systems; Geographic Information System Postgraduate Certificate (one year); GIS and Urban Planning (two year undergraduate diploma) and Environmental Design and Planning (four year bachelor’s degree). Fanshawe is a comprehensive college serving the greater London region by providing flexible learning arrangements and experiential education opportunities developed in response to labour market needs.

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Principal Point Geospatial Solutions (PPGS) provides aerial video, imagery, two and three-dimensional data products for engineering, environmental, and industrial applications via aerial, satellite and terrestrial collection systems.  Our focus is on small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) administration, program development, training, Special Flight Operation Certificate (SFOC) application, data collection and processing services. PPGS can fly custom sensors, tailor solutions to customer specifications or provide general sUAS consultation and training (i.e. Transport Canada (TC) compliant ground school, command and control, mapping).  All flight operations comply with TC regulations and local by-laws.  PPGS holds standing SFOCs in Ontario and British Columbia which allows us to conduct flight operations without filing delays.  Flight operations conducted in other regions require a specific SFOC application prior to commencing operations.  PPGS is fully covered by UAV liability insurance.  Founded in 2014, PPGS leverages over 50 years of collective, applied, domain specific expertise in aviation and geospatial technologies.

Fostering Excellence in GIS – URISA the parent organization is an independent, not-for-profit, established in 1966 that strives to provide exceptional educational experiences, a vibrant and connected community, and the essential resources you need to be successful in your career. URISA is a multidisciplinary association where professionals from all parts of the spatial data community come together to share concerns and ideas. The Ontario association attracts individual, group members and supporters from all levels of government, GIS solution vendors, consultants, educators, students, and business professionals providing educational programs related to spatial information systems and integrated solutions.

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