Esri Canada, in partnership with the University of Toronto, will once again be hosting the GIS in Education and Research Conference at Hart House. The 5th biennial conference will be held on March 1, 2023, and will feature research paper presentations from higher education and hands-on workshops run by Esri Canada staff focused on advanced aspects of Esri software use.
We are very pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be Dr. Trisalyn Nelson, Professor, Department Chair, and Jack and Laura Dangermond Chair of Geography at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB). If you are unable to attend the conference in person, there is a virtual option for the keynote presentation. There is no fee to attend the keynote presentation virtually but registration is required.
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- In person – $35
- Virtual (keynote presentation only) – $0.
Workshops: In person only. Pre-registration is required through the online registration form.
Deadline: Online registration will remain open until we reach capacity.
Interactive Conference Agenda (ArcGIS Experience Builder app)
Transit and Parking App (ArcGIS Instant App)
|7:30 – 12:30 Registration and Check-In|
|8:00 – 8:30 Breakfast|
|8:30 – 8:50 Welcome|
|8:50 – 10:35 Concurrent Paper Sessions and Workshops||Public Health and Vulnerable Populations|
Urban Planning and Design
Disturbances and Natural Disasters
Demographic Analysis and Data Privacy
|HED: Using the ArcGIS Maps SDK to Create Real-World Experiences in Unity|
K12: Back to Basics with MapViewer: Creating Maps with Authoritative Data
Montre-moi tes données!
School Board Administration: Modernizing Your GIS
|10:35 – 10:50 Break|
|10:50 – 12:35 Concurrent Paper Sessions and Workshops||Smart Cities|
Parks and Outdoor Recreation
Hydrology and Flood Risk
Remote Sensing and Data Acquisition
|HED: Bringing GIS Analysis to Life Using Python Notebooks|
3D GIS Approaches to City-Building (Offering 1)
K12: Making Sense of the World Through Data
Comment transformer ses questions en données cartographiées ?
|12:35 – 13:35 Lunch|
|13:35 – 14:35 Keynote Presentation||The Digital Twin: Untangling Spatial Pattern and Process|
|14:35 – 14:45 Break|
|14:45 – 16:30 Concurrent Paper Sessions and Workshops||Transportation Equity|
Teaching with GIS and Geomatics
|HED: 3D GIS Approaches to City-Building (Offering 2)|
Designing User Interfaces for Esri’s Experience Builder
Applied Deep Learning in ArcGIS Pro & Python
K12: Taking Story Maps to the Next Level
Aller encore plus loin avec ses cartes narratives
School Board Administration: How School Boards use GIS for planning
|16:30 – 18:00 Q&A||Virtual session with Dr. Trisalyn Nelson|
More information about the workshops are available on the Higher Education Workshops and K-12 Workshops pages. Pre-registration is required for all workshops. Spaces are limited.
Call for Papers
The call for papers for the 5th biennial conference is now closed. We look forward to seeing you at Hart House on March 1!
This low-cost conference offers opportunities for GIS educators/researchers and student researchers in Canada to come together, share experiences, and learn from each other in an organized forum. Its goals are to:
Provide educators with an opportunity to interact and network with other members of the GIS education community.
Provide students with an opportunity to learn by attending hands-on workshops, sharing new ideas, and collaborating with researchers and their peers on new initiatives.
Build a stronger Canadian GIS education and research community.