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Vancouver 2014
Making $ense of Integration
Join GITA Pacific Northwest September 29 & 30 2014 at SFU Harbour Centre


The 2014 annual conference for PNWGITA will be taking place on Sept 29/30 2014.
This year we will be meeting in downtown Vancouver, BC at the SFU Harbour Centre Campus!

Ocean!!! Mountains!!!  GEOMATICS!!!!  This September, come to Vancouver BC and together we’ll make $ense of Integration.

We encourage you join us in Vancouver the 29-30 of September 2014 to participate in our sessions and join in the discussions with your peers.

We have a phenomenal roster of industry leading speakers that is second to none.

GITA Pacific Northwest represents and supports the Geomatic industry throughout the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and the states of Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

Our inclusive association enables true collaboration; which comes with interacting with your peers from different industries including government, resource and energy to name a few.

We are looking forward to hosting you and making $ense of Integration!!!!!

Registration is easy, just click this link and fill out our online form.

Speaker Lineup

Below are some of the speakers you can expect to hear from at this year’s conference:

Adam Evans, Google – The democratization of mapping: Covering trends Google sees in the democratization of GIS and mobile technologies as mapping moves from specialists to all field and office workers, and the impact of this change on organizations large and small.
Bill Johnstone, Spatial Vision Group – Using Integrated Data and Engineering Models to Support Dam Safety Preparedness
Dennis Beck, Spatial Business Systems – Using Spatial ETL in a Multi-Vendor GIS Environment
David Ward, Silent Falcon – UAVs in Geomatics
Geoff Zeiss, Between the Poles – Ground Penetrating Radar in Utilities
Jeff B Glickman, PHOTEK First in Forensic – Photogrammetry and Amelia Earhart: 2014 UPDATE!
Juliana Wafula, Atco Electric – Atco Electric Case Study
Martin Guzman, Puget Sound Energy – GIS Case Study
Matt Macaulay, GeoSim – 3D Cities
Peter Batty, Ubisense, The Consumerization of Geospatial
Piet Nooij, FortisBC – Software Enabled Alignment of Planned Infrastructure: This presentation discusses how organizations can benefit by overlaying planned infrastructure in a GIS environment and reduce planning and construction cost


Monday September 29, 2014
7:30am – 9:00am Registration Desk Open & Breakfast
9:00am – 10:30am Presentations
10:30am – 10:45am Java Break
10:45am – 12:00pm Presentations
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 3:30pm Presentations
3:30pm – 3:45pm Java Break
3:45pm – 5:00pm Presentations
5:00pm – 7:00pm Vendor Social (Snacks & Cash Bar)

Tuesday September 30, 2014
6:30am Informal Fun Run/Jog/Walk
7:30am-8:30am Breakfast Buffet
8:30am–9:00am GITA Pacific Northwest Business Meeting
9:00am-10:30am Presentations
10:30am–10:45am Java Break
10:45am-11:45 Presentations
11:45am–12:00pm Closing Remarks & Door Prizes


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