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VIRTUAL EVENT – July 13-16, 2020

41st Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing

Landscapes of change; remote sensing for a sustainable future

University of New Brunswick

40th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing & Geomatics Atlantics 2019

Remote Sensing and Geomatics – Common Perspectives and NewSpace

Marquis Hall Events Centre, University of Saskatchewan

39th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing

New era in remote sensing technology

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – JUNE 20- 22, 2017
At the Coeur des Sciences premises of the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).

The Earth Observation (EO) Summit 2017

Includes the:

– 38th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing (CSRS)
– 17th Congress of the Association Québécoise de Télédétection (AQT)
– 11th Advanced SAR (ASAR) Workshop
– 51st Workshop of the Association de Géomatique Municipale du Québec (AGMQ)

At the University of Winnipeg, Richardson College for the Environment.

37th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing

At the Delta Hotel and Conference Centre.

36th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC – JULY 13 – 18, 2014

35th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing


34th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing

2012, 33th Ottawa ON

2011, 32th Sherbrooke QC

2010, 31th Regina SK

2000’s Poster

2009, 30th Lethbridge AB

2008, 29th Whitehorse YT

2007, 28th Ottawa ON

2006, 27th Denver CO (USA)

2005, 26th Wolfville NS

2003, 25th Montréal QC

2002, 24th Toronto ON

2001, 23th Québec City QC

2000, 22th Victoria BC

1990’s Poster 1 & Poster 2

1999, 21th Ottawa ON

1998, 20th Calgary AB

1997, 19th Ottawa ON

1996, 18th Vancouver BC

1995, 17th Saskatoon SK

1993, 16th Sherbrooke QC

1992, 15th Toronto ON

1990, 13th Fredericton NB

1991, 14th Calgary AB

1980’s Poster

1989, 12th Vancouver BC

1987, 11th Waterloo ON

1986, 10th Edmonton AB

1984, 9th St. John’s NL

1982, 8th Montréal QC

1981, 7th Winnipeg MB

1980, 6th Halifax NS

1970’s Poster

1978, 5th Victoria BC

1977, 4th Québec City QC

1975, 3th Edmonton AB

1974, 2nd Guelph ON

1972, 1st Ottawa ON

Regional Events Archive

Atlantic Chapter

April 19, 2018: Webinar presented by Dr. Amy Mui of Dalhousie University. Dr. Mui discussed her research which utilizes multispectral imagery to model habitat preference and connectivity for the Blanding’s turtle, a species at risk in Canada. (Details)

January 26, 2018: Webinar presented by Melanie Irvine (Geological Survey of Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Natural Resources, St. John’s, NL, Canada) entitled: From Eroding Cliffs to Mine Tailings: Using UAVs in Geoscience (Details)

October 19, 2017: Webinar. Nathan Crowell of the Applied Geomatics Research Group in Middleton, Nova Scotia, presented their recent work surveying the coast using a topographic-bathymetric lidar system. (Details)

June 2, 2017: Webinar. Alex Graham from SkySquirrel Technologies presented a talk about Acquiring UAV Data for Remote Sensing Research. (Details)

Kootenay Chapter

September 24, 2015: Back to school social with GoGeomatics, Nelson Chapter.

October 22, 2015: Remote Sensing and Drone social with GoGeomatics, Nelson Chapter.

November 18, 2015: GIS Day 2015 with Selkirk College.

November 14, 2014: GIS DAY 2014 with Selkirk College.

Ottawa Chapter

January 15, 2018: A presentation by Chris Durell, Labsphere’s Director of Business Development – Remote Sensing, provided an overview of Radiometry, Calibration & Reflective Remote Sensing Applications. (Details) (Download presentation)

December 11, 2017: UAV Talk: CRSS Ottawa Chapter & GoGeomatics Christmas Party (Details)

March 21, 2016: Dr. Judith Boss, Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Scientist at the Earth Sciences Sector, Natural Resources Canada, presentation on Government, the Role of Science, and Leadership in Earth Observation at Natural Resources Canada. Download presentation

February 22, 2016: James Freemantle, Project Manager for the OSIRIS-REx Lidar Altimiter (OLA) Science Support Project, York University, and Technical Program Director, Ontario Association of Remote Sensing (OARS), speaking on Creating Smart Data. Download presentation

December 16, 2015: Geospatial Community Social at James Street Pub. This Social is free, and open to everyone – business owners, professionals, students, and job seekers from all areas of geomatics. The groups discuss jobs, technology, careers, and anything else related to GIS, remote sensing, surveying, and geomatics. To get on the email reminder list for this event, please RSVP to

November 24, 2015: Dr. Margaret Kalacska, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, McGill University speaking on Remote sensing as a conservation tool for freshwater ecosystems – two contrasting cases from Northern Tanzania and the Xingu River, Brazil.

May 4, 2015: Yinsuo Zhang of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, speaking on Integrated Canadian Crop Yield Forecasting (ICCYF) from Earth Observations. 5 p.m. at NRC Hangar, 1920 Research Rd., Ottawa. Download presentation

December 18, 2014: Joint CRSS-Ottawa / GoGeomatics Ottawa Social. 6 p.m. at the James Street Pub, 390 Bank Street, Ottawa.

March 24, 2014: A visit to the Flight Research Laboratory at the National Research Council. 5 p.m. at NRC Hangar, 1920 Research Rd., Ottawa.

Toronto Chapter

May 26, 2017: Seminar. Dr. Derek R. Peddle University of Lethbridge. Advances in Forest Biophysical and Structural Inversion using Adaptive and Full Blind Canopy Reflectance Modeling: Applications to Forest Disturbance Detection and Monitoring. (Details)