Upcoming Geomatics Related Events

Below is the GANS geomatics related events calendar. In addition to posting the numerous events that GANS hosts every month, we have also included other geomatics related events in Atlantic Canada that we think may be of possible interest to the geospatial community. 

If you know of any events that we have not included below, then feel free to share that info with us and we will include it in the GANS geomatics related events calendar.

You can also switch the calendar view below into a list of events, if you prefer to view them that way (using links below).

    • 25 May 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Halifax Central Library on Spring Garden Road


    GANS Annual General Meeting (AGM)

    Please join the Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS) and friends for the GANS Annual General Meeting, May 25th at the Halifax Central Library on Spring Garden Road.

    The AGM will will be held 1 pm at the Halifax Central Library in the Lindsey Children's Room (2nd floor) . 

    Guest Speakers will include Tim Webster, Research Scientist, Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG) and Eric Melanson, Esri Canada. 

    Tim will provide GANS with a presentation on the new AGRG Web-based ”Emergency Coastal Flooding Decision Support System” for the Maritimes (


    ) and Eric will provide a presentation on his Trek to Everest Basecamp: Getting from sea level to 5,364 metres (17,598 ft). In November of 2016 Eric undertook an adventure of a lifetime by embarking on a hike to the Mount Everest base camp in Nepal. As a neophyte hiker this presentation will chronicle his journey to the world’s highest mountain.

    Nominations for the 2017/18 GANS Board are now being accepted via board@gans.ca Questions about positions or commitment? Send them as well ...

    Available positions include President, Vice President, and several Board of Directors. This is a great opportunity to get involved with a dynamic group of people and make a difference in our geomatics community. 

    And for those who want to help out but are not ready to commit to one of those roles yet, GANS also has several workgroups (Communications, Membership, Education, Private Sector ...) available that members are encouraged to participate and help out with. 

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    • 15 Jun 2017
    • 11:00 AM
    • Avon Valley Golf and Country Club, Falmouth, Nova Scotia

    The Board of Directors of the Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia cordially invite you to join GANS Members and Guests for the 2017Annual GeoGolf Event. 

    It will be held at the beautiful Avon Valley Golf & Country Club in Falmouth, NS on June 15th, 2017.

    Tee off time is set for 11 AM and the format will be four player teams, Best Ball format  (no experience required ... everyone welcome) 

    Registration includes green fees, golf cart (shared), tea / coffee / snacks before tee off and taxes.

    Trophies will be awarded for closest to the hole and longest drive, and there will be lots of prizes! 


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