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  • November 20, 2019 11:28 AM | Anonymous

    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.  

  • November 10, 2019 7:00 AM | Anonymous

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     Complete the Survey

    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.

    All respondents who complete the survey by Dec 13th, will be entered into a draw for a chance to win a $20 gift card.


  • November 07, 2019 3:38 PM | Anonymous

    Here's a chance to highlight new initiatives and events in our BeSpatial geospatial and information community!

    Opportunity for our sponsors, sustaining and corporate members to get featured in our monthly e-News!

    Profiles will be included in e-News on a first-come first-served basis according to your membership status.  Visit the Profiles page to view past featured partners.

    Book now to secure your spot in one of the 2020 profile months (assigned per membership renewal status). 

    Please email Susan and include a 250-word profile about your company or a project that you are working on that might be of interest.   Feel free to include your corporate logo.  Then, keep an eye on the e-News and the Profiles page!

    Corporate and Regular members

    interested in promoting your company on our site for the full year? Consider upgrading to a Sustaining or Sponsor level

    For more details, visit: Sponsors and Sustaining Options Page

  • November 05, 2019 1:19 PM | Anonymous

    Kessey-Dewitt Publications, in Association with URISA, has recently released the second Edition of the GIS Management Handbook—a major revision of the 2009 edition. Below is a brief description and the attached flyer provides additional information. Contact: URISA to order this book

    Description of Book:

    Published by Kessey Dewitt Publications in association with URISA, 460 pp., 2019

    ISBN13: 978-0-9824093-1-2

    This book is a comprehensive guide and reference to the field of GIS management. It provides practical information on the development, implementation, and operation of GIS programs and projects—for a full range of public sector, not-for-profit, and private sector organizations and companies. This book takes a practical approach providing clear descriptions of concepts, issues, and practices that may be used in operational to improve and maximize the efficiency of GIS programs and projects.

  • November 03, 2019 4:26 PM | Anonymous

    BeSpatial'20

    Join us at our 33rd Annual program event, executive session and EXPO 

    BeSpatial/ urisa ontario represents a dynamic geospatial and information community consisting of key decision makers in the public and private sectors across Ontario. 

    Interested in submitting an abstract for a presentation opportunity?

    Click Here 

  • November 02, 2019 11:17 AM | Anonymous

    Back row, l to R:  Khas Selvarajah, Communications, Andrew Lyszkiewicz, Strategy & Outreach, Mirjana Strajin, Director at-large, Melanie Wawryk, Web, Kyle Murdoch, Northern Section, Marikka Williams, Eastern Section, Hanna Sjostrom, Member Services.

    Front, L to R: Irene Rubinstein, Education, Susan Muleme Kasumba, President, Alex Brossault, Finance and Sandra Crutcher, Executive Director.

    Missing: Catherine Fitzgerald: Immediate Past President, Brock Kingston, Northern Section, John Bacon, Programs, Mohamed Nishath, BeSpatial-Logistics & Wendy Baldin, BeSpatial-Project Management.

  • November 01, 2019 11:47 AM | Anonymous
    2020
    • March 26, 2020, 'Learn what I Learned' , Eastern Section event, Queen's University
    • TBA: Western Section Municipal Roundup, Location: TBA
    • May 5 & 6, 2020

    BeSpatial'20 Annual Program event and EXPO

    Location: The Americana

    8444 Lundys Lane, Niagara Falls, ON L2H 1H4

    Details coming soon!

    Interested in submitting an abstract for a presentation opportunity?

    Click Here 

  • November 01, 2019 11:09 AM | Anonymous

    BeSpatial Webinar - Peer Success Stories: Unlocking the Secrets of Maturity-Driven Strategy


    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.

  • October 08, 2019 5:14 PM | Anonymous

    Sandra Crutcher, BeSpatial, Executive Director and Marikka Williams, BeSpatial Eastern Director.


  • September 14, 2019 9:21 AM | Anonymous


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