Workshops

The 2019 workshop took place from June 10 -12 and was held at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick and the Department of Internal Services in Amherst, Nova Scotia. Thank you to all the attended and those that contributed in making the workshop a success.

  • GIS, ENVIRONMENTAL VISUALIZATION, SPECIES DISTRIBUTION MODELLING & SIMULATION MODELLING
    Dr. David Lieske - Mount Allison University
  • GIS MODELLING TECHNIQUES OF THE INLAND FLOODING RISK IN SOUTHEAST NB 
    James Bornemann, BSc (Eng), MSc - Southeast Regional Service Commission 
  • EXAMPLES OF PROMOTING AND INCREASING THE USE OF GEOGRAPHIC DATA AND MAPS GEONB ESRI REST API TOOLS
    Bernie Connors, BSc (Eng) - GeoNB (Service NB)
  • MODERN DIGITAL DIRECT DEMOCRACY USING ESRI ARCGIS HUB & AI 
    Michaël St-Pierre - City of Bathurst
  • CITIZENS NEED INFORMATION / LEADERS NEED INPUT 
    Lauren Wilson - Esri Canada
  • INDUSTRY INFLUENCER
    Ted Mackinnon, Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia
  • WHAT'S NEW! - 10 YEARS OF INNOVATION AT THE NSGC
    Laura Roy and Staff, Department of Internal Services
  • BYLAW ENFORCEMENT MANAGER USING ARCGIS ONLINE & SURVEY 123
    Trevor Robar - Town of Wolfville
  • DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY - BRINGING CHANGE IN THE WORK PLACE
    Tom and Caroline Mann, Thomas Mann Consulting Inc.
  • COLLECTING AND VISUALIZING REAL-TIME ENVIRONMENT DATA IN THE CITY OF CHARLOTTETOWN 
    Peter Rukavina - SNACKS
  • LIDAR TECHNOLOGY
    Duncan Allen - Leading Edge Geomatics

 

What People are Saying About Our Workshops

"It's so challenging to keep up to the ever changing industry, these workshops are great to be exposed to these things. "
(2017 workshop at NSCC COGS)

"Exceptional value."
(2017 workshop at NSCC COGS)

"Thanks very much for a great and engaging workshop!"
(2016 workshop at NSCC COGS)

"Networking with other people in similar rolls is always helpful
and sharing stories, experiences, and current projects."

(2016 workshop at NSCC COGS)

"Lab sessions are great for hands on experience of new technologies."
(2016 workshop at NSCC COGS)

"Hugely informative - so much great info!"
(2015 workshop at NSCC COGS)

"Overall, everything was useful."
(2015 workshop at NSCC COGS)

"I learned that GIS is more than parks, trees, and roads."
(2014 workshop at NSCC COGS)

"A good mix of topics, venues and lab/boardroom presentations."
(2013 workshop at NSCC COGS)

"This was by far the best conference yet."
(2013 workshop at NSCC COGS)

  "Excellent workshop with variety of topics, lab work and presentations."
(2012 workshop at NSCC COGS)

  "Great opportunity to network with peers."
(2012 workshop at NSCC COGS)

"...thoroughly enjoyed this workshop, learned a lot!"
(2011 workshop at NSCC COGS)

"Your format is great, hard to improve upon. This workshop has been
more helpful than any other I have attended to date."

(2011 workshop at NSCC COGS)

"Simply do what you're doing. Great work."
(2011 workshop at NSCC COGS)

 


About Our Workshops

Our workshops typically take place in June at the Centre of Geographic Sciences (NSCC COGS) in Lawrencetown (Annapolis Valley), Nova Scotia.
Occasionally, workshops are held in other locations within the Atlantic Provinces depending upon membership distribution and facility availability.

Some of the topics covered at past workshops include:

  • Integrating CAD Data with ArcGIS
  • Leveraging ArcGIS Solutions for Asset Management
  • Field Mapping Technologies
  • Supervised Land Use Classification
  • Working with LiDAR Data
  • What's New in ArcGIS & ArcMap Editing Tips and Tricks
  • ArcGIS Tools for Evaluating and Managing Watersheds
  • ArcGIS Viewshed Analysis
  • ArcGIS VBA Customization and Applications
  • Working with NS Community Counts Data
  • SketchUp Training (Basic and Advanced)
  • Statistics Canada GeoSuite Data and ArcGIS
  • Digital Elevation Modelling
  • Hydrological Modelling
  • River Flood Gradient Modelling
  • Storm Surge Flood Modelling
  • Municipal Water Supply Watershed Planning
  • Establishing and Maintaining Riparian Forest Buffers
  • Desktop Security Awareness
  • EMO - Emergency Scenario Training
  • Tours - NS EMO/EOC, NS Registry of Deeds, NS Geomatics Centre

AAPT workshops are sponsored by the Nova Scotia Department of Municipal Affairs and organized and operated with the assistance of the NSCC COGS.