Join us at the GoGeomatics Back to School Cross-Canada Socials this September

To kick off the new school year, GoGeomatics is welcoming everyone to our Canada-Wide Back to School Socials this September. We encourage new and returning students to come out to this free event and enjoy a much-needed study-break. Mingle with students from other programs, industry professionals, and managers. The Canadian geomatics community is close-knit, and these socials are a great way to build up contact for co-op placements, internships, and jobs. Not a student? That’s okay, you’re invited too! Come out, meet some students and help welcome them into the industry. We would love to see people from all areas of geomatics like GIS, remote sensing, and surveying at this community event.

Like free stuff? So do we! You’ll enjoy free snacks at this event, and you’ll even have the opportunity to win some great prizes, including t-shirts, career coaching, and more.

The GoGeomatics Back to School Socials will mark the start of a brand new season for GoGeomatics socials across Canada with the help of our sponsors, Esri Canada, Geospatial Advancement Canada 2015, and the Canadian Remote Sensing Society. Across Canada, we are expecting approximately 200 geomatics folks coming together from coast to coast, in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Niagara, Ottawa, and Halifax.

If you’re thinking of coming, please send your RSVP to

Take a look at the dates and locations for our Back to School Socials, and mark your calendar!


Date, Time


Meetup Group

Group Leaders


Sept 24, 6PM Kingston Taphouse  Join here Joy Leimanis
Marc Thorup


Sept 24, 6PM Libertine Public House  Join here Aubrey Downie


Sept 26, 7PM Mercer Tavern  Join here Kirsti Oja


Sept 26, 7PM Fox & Fiddle Pub  Join here Corey Trott
Cameron O’Brien


Sept 26, 6PM James Street Pub  Join here Carina Saab


Sept 27, 6:30PM Fresco’s Restaurant & Bar  Join here Darren Platakis


 Sept 24, 6PM Rockbottom Brewpub  Join here Jonathan Murphy


Thanks to Our Sponsors

3 sponsors


Good Times at Previous GoGeomatics Socials

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Alberta Geomatics Group Calgary GoGeomatics Social May 2014 14
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Alberta Geomatics Group Calgary GoGeomatics Social May 2014 7
Alberta Geomatics Group Calgary GoGeomatics Social May 2014 12

About our Author: Jon Murphy

Jonathan Murphy is the Founder and Managing Director of GoGeomatics Canada, the most popular communications hub for the Canadian geomatics sector. He has created Canada’s largest geomatics networking group, with the goal of strengthening and empowering our geospatial community. Through his wide network of industry contacts and expertise in human resources and job trends, he provides effective staffing solutions for geomatics companies and career seminars for job seekers. He is a volunteer geography teacher for at-risk youth, and was made a fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society in 2013.

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