The Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS) is a non-profit association created to help further promote the development of the Geomatics Industry in Nova Scotia, while making it competitive both domestically and internationally, and increasing its material contribution to the provinces economy. GANS fosters geomatics within all sectors of the Nova Scotia economy through a collaboration among a broad membership representing the public and private sector.
The field of Geomatics spans a wide variety of many distinct disciplines such as GIS, Cartography, Planning, Remote Sensing, LIDAR and Surveying and is used everyday by most industries in Nova Scotia including Forestry, Mining, Tourism, Commerce, Engineering, Municipal Planning, and many more.
Most Nova Scotians are either involved in or use some aspect of geomatics everyday and do not even know it.
GANS provides both professional and social events year round, have membership fees that are among the lowest in the industry and allow students can join for a nominal fee so they can take advantage of networking opportunities to use in establishing their careers.
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We are pleased to announce that we are accepting nominations for the 2016-17 GANS Award of Distinction
This award is presented to an individual or an organization having made an extraordinary contribution to the geomatics sector in Nova Scotia.
Help us recognize these special individuals and organizations by nominating a member of the geomatics community who has significantly influenced our sector.
Nominations close Monday May 1st, selection will be determined by the Board of Directors and the award will be presented at the upcoming GANS Annual General Meeting. Nomination forms can be downloaded using the following links below:http://gans.ca/resources/Documents/GANS-Award-Nomination-Form.pdf
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The Geomatics Industry in Canada is constantly changing as technology and the Internet continues to evolve. GANS networks are also growing, thus improving the market potential for our 'Corporate and Individual' members.
Below are some other organizations and/or related web resources that GANS has been partnering up with to help further promote Geomatics in Canada.
Click here to find out more information on organizations and/or related web sites that GANS has been partnering with .
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The Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia uses a tiered level sponsorship program.
Check out the Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia Sponsors map