The Geothink Summer Institute will focus on providing knowledge and training in theoretical and practical aspects of crowdsourcing. You will be working together with other students from different disciplines to solve a crowdsourcing problem, with expert instruction from a team of leading academics. You will use the knowledge gained at the workshops as well as [...]
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You have participated in a research partnership project that has achieved concrete results in the last 5 years? Apply on the “Celebrate the Partnership 2015″ competition. This tribute evening is presented by ADRIQ in collaboration with NSERC, and will be held on May 14th , in Quebec City. More than 300 people are expected to [...]
As part of its webinars series, the Convergence Network received Ms. Annick Brosseau, Business Development Director for the Quebec region at MITACS, last February 4th. This webinar was an opportunity to demystify MITACS funding programs and provide answers to several questions from the community. [See the webinar (in french) ] [Download the presentation (.PDF)]
The Convergence Network is presenting a webinar with Dr. James Elder , York University, on February 24 at 11:00 ( eastern time) Title: Intelligent Systems for Sustainable Urban Mobility About James Elder James Elder received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from McGill University in 1996. He is a member of the Centre for Vision Research [...]
We are happy to announce the arrival of two new industrial partners in the Convergence Network: Chaac Technologies and Thales- Research and Technology Canada.
Through this partnership, both companies hope to work with Network members on various R & D projects and benefit from our researchers expertise.
Read this most recent paper to know more about this emerging concep
This paper presents a new method that combines GPS/GLONASS measurements and uses fixed GPS ambiguity to improve precision and performance.
GeoConnections invites you to learn about how geospatial information technologies contribute to the Big Data phenomenon and inversely, how Big Data technology contributes to geomatics. You will learn more about: Fundamentals of Big Data Contributions of geomatics to Big Data Contribution of Big Data to geomatics Challenges and opportunities of Big Data in geomatics [...]
The 5th Spatial Knowledge and Information (SKI) Canada conference will be held in Banff, Alberta from February 27 to March 1st 2015. The Conference convenes researchers and students from the following fields: GIScience, applied GIS, geomatics, Geoweb, remote sensing, cartography etc. A Call for papers is ongoing, for more information visit the website at: http://rose.geog.mcgill.ca/ski
The Convergence Network is proud to announce the winners of the Best Presentation Awards during the Spatial Knowledge and Information CANADA (SKI) Conference. Mathieu Bourbonnais, PhD student at University of Victoria Michael Allchin, PhD student at University of Northern British Columbia The Network offered both winners a 500$ award. Congratulations!
You can now watch the webinar presented by Rodolphe Devillers, broadcasted on January 28th (presented in French with the slides in English). Feel free to contact us or to contact Rodolphe if you have any question or comment. Don’t miss our next webinar, on February 18th, presented by Karem Chokmani.
Don’t miss our first Webinar on Tuesday, January 28th, 13h30 (EST). This webinar will be presented by Rodolphe Devillers, associate professor at the Department of geography and director of the Marine Geomatics Research Lab at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Its research interests include the quality of spatial data and geovisualisation as well as the use [...]
The first CONVERGENCE Network workshop will take place on Monday, February 24 at Université Laval. The objectives of this Workshop are the following: demystify the role of the Network, the benefits of being a member, what the Network can do for you, why and how; learn more about the members (researchers expertise and business partners); [...]
Don’t miss IGARSS 2014, to be held in beautiful and historic Québec City from July 13th – July 18th, 2014. The symposium is being held in conjunction with the 35th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing. Abstracts can be submitted on-line at www.igarss2014.org between November 14th, 2013 and January 13th, 2014. Results of the review process [...]
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