Upcoming events

    • November 27, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Webinar
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    Management and Development Dashboarding for a rapidly growing Municipality.

    This webinar will provide insights into how and why East Gwillimbury’s GIS developed and implemented this program.

    The Town of East Gwillimbury is experiencing dramatic urban growth (7,000 units of allocation available) that will persist over the next few years. The Town wanted to visualize, monitor and report on the status of development thereby assisting staff to effectively manage workflows: road patrols, snow removal, garbage collection, fire break allocations and monitoring.

    One of the Town’s key priorities is to manage growth effectively. The Town is committed to operating in a strategic and fiscally responsible manner, and planning for the future based on population. In an effort to effectively service the growth that is occurring and plan for the future, staff need data to make intelligence-based decisions and create effective workflows.

    This project is innovative in that it breaks down barriers and enables access to information that drive work flows across departments, resulting in greater data confidence, enabling communication and resulting in better decision making.

    Presenter: Carolynne Saxton, GIS Coordinator, Town of East Gwillimbury


    • December 06, 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Webinar
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    LiDAR 301 Webinar - How do I do it? Software Applications

    We taught you what LiDAR is with LiDAR 101, your peers showed you how they use data in LiDAR 201 and now, we would like to show you how to manipulate your LiDAR data. Our three hour LiDAR 301 Webinar will show you how to use your data in ESRI ArcGIS, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Bentley MicroStation and Global Mapper. 

    This three hour LiDAR 301 Webinar presented by our Industry Partners:

    Esri Canada, Tulloch and Blue Marble Geo. 

    ESRI; ArcGISesri.ca

    Christopher Patterson - Imagery Solutions Specialist

    In this capacity he serves as an advocate for Esri’s imagery and LiDAR integration and processing capabilities in a GIS. Chris has over 25 years’ experience in the field of geoinformatics. He has worked in a consultative capacity with various organizations on strategies for enterprise image and LiDAR data management and dissemination. He has also presented at numerous Esri Canada conferences on benefits of Esri’s solution for working with various spatial data types including Lidar.

    Tulloch; AutoCAD Civil 3D and MicroStationtulloch.ca

    Mike Toews - Production Manager has 16 years experience working in the remote sensing field, focused on LiDAR projects.  For the past 6 years Mike has been the Production Manager for Tulloch Mapping. Before working for Tulloch Mapping, Mike has worked for: GDI, Terrapoint, and Intermap.  At GDI and Terrapoint Mike worked on LiDAR calibration for wide area and corridor projects.  For Intermap Mike has worked in many roles that covered IFSAR production, Team Lead, and Production Support both in Ottawa, Bangkok, and Kuala Lumpur.

    Tulloch’s Mapping group combines LiDAR and conventional survey data to create engineering grade survey products. Tulloch has worked on highway, rail, and urban projects. Tulloch has completed more then 150 projects. To create engineering survey products Tulloch uses AutoCAD Civil 3D, MicroStation Connect, MicroStation InRoads, and other LiDAR tools.

    Blue Marble Geo; Global Mapperbluemarblegeo.com/products/global-mapper-lidar.php

    Katrina Schweikert is an Application Specialist at Blue Marble Geographics. She provides technical support, training, and software documentation. She has a GIS certificate from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an degree in Geography from Middlebury College. She is happy to be interacting with GIS users across the globe in a wide variety of industries. 

    The webinar will be hosted by Susan Muleme Kasumba, Eastern Section Director of BeSpatial, and Business Development Manager at Airborne Imaging; www.airborneimaginginc.com


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