BeSpatial'21 overall event theme is Resilience
Resilience ( ri-ˈzil-yən(t)s)
Resilience is made up of five pillars: self-awareness, mindfulness, self-care, positive relationships & purpose.
"Creative Strategies for Geospatial and Information Professionals" will emphasize strategic approaches to new technology implementations, location-based intelligence and workforce management.
As competing pressures, disruptive tools and a dizzying array of new options force organizations into the future, professionals in most disciplines need to be resilient. They need to think strategically to prepare themselves and their organizations for a bumpy road ahead. The ongoing digital transformation changes everything we do.
Our 1-day virtual conference & expo is designed to help geospatial and information professionals to:
REGISTRATION is Open!
May 4 & 5, 2021: BeSpatial'21 Virtual AGM, annual program event
EXPO with workshop and presentation opportunities
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The Geospatial industry has been constantly evolving. The ongoing changes are being dictated by constantly developing (sometimes disruptive) technologies that are influencing business practices, economic models and social behaviour. Over the years, the industry has adapted to:
The one day program will examine some of these current changes and explore future changes that may present to the industry over the coming decade. These may include:
The BeSpatial'21 virtual program event will examine some of these changes and future challenges in the use of geospatial data and the human knowledge and products produced from new technologies. The event provides an opportunity for the geospatial professionals to showcase their challenges, achievements and best practices associated with geospatial implementations, best practices and challenges preparing for and adapting to the predicted and unpredicted changes in future.
Who Should Attend?
The intended audience for this 1 day virtual event includes public and private sector with participants from the federal, provincial, regional and municipal levels, IT leaders, GIS professionals and practitioners, economic development professionals, city managers, CAO’s, CFO’s, mayors, reeves, wardens, chairs and senior staff – from large, small, rural and first nations municipalities. Other key stakeholders include community activists and visionaries from the private and not-for-profit sectors.
Watch for more details coming soon!
BeSpatial'21 is offered over two 4 hour days 8:30 am - 1:00pm. It will be a virtual program including executive sessions with experts in the geospatial and information community. An informative event that has been drawn together to discuss various aspects of our topic.
The geospatial and information community is actively engaged in many diverse initiatives. A broader understanding of the significance of these spatial initiatives within an organization is required to realize these benefits today and in the future. The presentations will speak to the critical role that the community will play!
The BeSpatial event is an annual event for the geospatial and information community. The event offers program sessions, an executive forum, industry updates in an expo showcase. The event attracts attendees from a diverse cross-section of public and private disciplines: Geospatial (GIS) professionals and Information service (IT/IS) managers, engineers, surveyors, consultants, analysts, technicians, technologists, specialists, professors and students from Ontario.