Speakers

Join us as industry leaders, researchers, and visionaries come together to share their insights, experiences, and visions for the future of geospatial technology. Get ready to connect with the speakers who are shaping the landscape of spatial innovation.

panel of speakers

The inaugural 2019 GeoIgnite Diversity Leadership Panel from Left to right: David Carrière-Acco,  Amina Deiab, Nadine Alameh, David Gachuche

 

Steven Ramage
KEYNOTE

Steven Ramage

CEO
Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS)

 Claudia Cozzitorto<br />

Claudia Cozzitorto

President
buildingSMART Canada

Abe Tarapani

Abe Tarapani

CEO
Atlas AI

John Hale

John Hale

Will Cadell

Will Cadell

Founder & CEO
Sparkgeo
Morgan Crowley

Morgan Crowley, PhD

Forest Fire Research Scientist
Natural Resources Canada
Jon Belanger

Jon Belanger

Project Manager
Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative (PARC)

Mischa

Mischa Hey

Analytics Practice Lead
Dany Bouchard

Keith Jansa

CEO
Digital Governance Council

Patrick Lalonde

Patrick Lalonde

Director, Virtual Design & Construction
EllisDon

Marc Andre

Marc-André Faucher

Geospatial Project Manager
Natural Resources Canada

Marie Alexander

Marie Alexander

Director of Acorn Information Solutions
Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre

Tim Webster

Dr. Tim Webster

Research Scientist
Applied Geomatics Research Group NSCC

Jonathan Murphy

Jonathan Murphy

CEO
GoGeomatics Canada

Tracey-Lauriault

Tracey P. Lauriault

Associate Professor, Critical Media and Big Data
School of Journalism and Communication, Carleton University

Paul Churcher

Paul Churcher

Chief of Site infrastructure spatial data team – Infrastructure and Environment
Department of National Defence

Catherine Champagne

Catherine Champagne

Manager, Earth Observation
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Charity Robichaud

Charity Robicheau

Conservation Data Analyst
Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre

Laura Spence

Trevor Taylor

Senior Director
Open Geospatial Consortium 

Stephen Fai

Stephen Fai

Director / Professor
Carleton Immersive Media Studio / Carleton U

Jon Lipinski

Jon Lipinski

Co-Founder & President
Ecopia AI

Peter Srajer

Peter Srajer

Chief Engineer
Prostar 

Mark Cichy

Mark Cichy

Principal, Director of Design Technology
HOK

Liliana Perez

Liliana Perez

Associate Professor
University of Montreal

Tanya Harrison

Tanya Harrison Ph.D.

CEO and Co-Founder
Earth & Planetary Institute of Canada (EPIC)

Sharon K.Y. Lee

Sharon K.Y. Lee

Geoscientist
City of Ottawa

 

PANELS

Canada’s Geospatial Leadership Panel

Amina
MODERATOR

Amina Deiab MPP, ICD.D

CEO & Founder
QED Inc.

Morgan Crowley
PANELIST

Morgan Crowley, PhD

Forest Fire Research Scientist
Natural Resources Canada
Claudia Cozzitorto
PANELIST

Claudia Cozzitorto

President
buildingSMART Canada

Bilyana-Anicic
PANELIST

Bilyana Anicic

President
Aurora Consulting

Melanie-Desjardins
PANELIST

Melanie Desjardins

Director
NWT Centre for Geomatics

Navigating New Frontiers: The Role of Geospatial AI in Shaping Our World

Steven Ramage
MODERATOR

Steven Ramage

CEO
Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS)

Shannon Kaya
PANELIST

Shannon Kaya

Director
Environment and Climate Change Canada

Mathieu Benoit
PANELIST

Mathieu Benoit

Senior Director
Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation

Taryn Tomlinson
PANELIST

Taryn Tomlinson

Director, Sun-Earth System Sciences
Canadian Space Agency

Updates on Recent Satellite Earth Observation (SEO) Activities Across the Government of Canada

Jonathan Murphy
MODERATOR

Jonathan Murphy

CEO
GoGeomatics Canada

Abe
PANELIST

Abe Tarapani

CEO
Atlas AI

Jon
PANELIST

Jon Lipinski

Co-Founder & President
Ecopia AI

Will Cadell
PANELIST

Will Cadell

Founder & CEO
Sparkgeo