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The Ontario Association of Remote Sensing (O.A.R.S) has, since 1972, served to educate, communicate, and facilitate on a wide variety of remote sensing and geomatics topics. The membership is composed of small business, industrial, and educational members providing for an insightful exchange of ideas.


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Events of Interest to Members

The following events may be of interest to members:

OARS Technical Meeting, Optech November 20, 2014 noon

Thank you to our speaker Paul LaRocque, Vice President, Advanced Technology, Optech, who gave an overview of the Optech suite of instruments and some history of the company.


When: November 20, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00pm
Where: Optech, 300 Interchange Way, Vaughan, Canada



Geospatial Advancement Canada March 3-5, 2015. Ottawa, Ontario !!!!Cancelled !!!!
!!!!Cancelled !!!!

Ottawa GoGeomatics Social December 18, 2014 6:00 pm - Ottawa, Ontario
The Ottawa GoGeomatics Group meets each month to talk about jobs and business opportunities in Ottawa. As well we all just love to talk surveying, GIS and remote sensing. It's a informal get together where we have a pint and and network. Let us know you're attending on our Ottawa Meetup Group!
When: December 18, 2014 6:00 pm
Where: James Street Pub, 390 Bank Street, Ottawa, Canada


Toronto GoGeomatics Social December 19, 2014 7:00 pm - Toronto, Ontario
Join GoGeomatics Canada for our Monthly Social! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying.Socials are always fun and free. So stop by for a pint and a chat. Feel free to bring friends and colleagues
When: December 19, 2014 7:00 pm
Where: Fox and Fiddle Pub, 280 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Canada

Niagara GoGeomatics Social January 31, 2015 6:30 pm - St. Catharines, Ontario
Join GoGeomatics Canada for our Monthly Social! You will meet professionals, entrepreneurs, professors, recruiters, and students at this event. We love to talk GIS, remote sensing, and surveying.Socials are always fun and free. So stop by for a pint and a chat. Feel free to bring friends and colleagues
When: January 31, 2015 6:30 pm
Where: Fresco's Restaurant and Bar, 100 Fourth Ave, St. Catharines, Canada

CRESS Planetary Science Distinguished Seminar Series, York University
The 2nd annual CRESS Planetary Science Seminar Series continues with Dr. Francois Forget, Senior Scientist LMD, Early Mars Atmospheric Modeler, December 11, 2014, 3:30 pm in Kaneff Research Tower, Room 519. Note new date and location
When: December 11, 2014 3:30 pm
Where: York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Canada

AGU Fall Meeting San Francisco, CA. December 15-19, 2014
With nearly 24,000 attendees, the AGU Fall Meeting is the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world. With more than 1100 sessions, the AGU Fall Meeting’s scientific program spans the Earth and space sciences, offering something for everyone no matter their scientific discipline. The meeting offers a unique mix of more than 2300 oral and poster presentations, a broad range of general sessions, over 50 formal and informal networking and career advancement opportunities, and an exhibit hall packed with over 400 exhibitors showcasing new and relevant research tools and services that could help scientists and researchers streamline their work
When: December 15, 2014 - December 19, 2014
Where: Moscone Center, 800 Howard Street, San Francisco, USA


News of Interest to Members

The following news items may be of interest to members:


"Laser imaging in the earth sciences" at the 2015 AGU-CGU-GAC-MAC Joint Assembly (3-7 May 2015, Montreal).

The session description is as follows:

Laser imaging is providing an interesting new perspective for several applications in the earth sciences. This session will cover laser imaging at different scales from micron-scale (e.g. detailed imaging of the surface of geomaterials) to meter-scale (e.g. imaging road cuts and outcrops), panoramic-scale (e.g. imaging transportation corridors and mountain slopes) and planetary scale (e.g. remote sensing of the atmosphere). It will feature different sensors such as LiDARs, triangulation-based cameras, and bathymetric laser systems. Abstracts are invited on laser instrumentation and calibration, mapping, image analytics, and applications case histories.


We would like to encourage you to join us and submit abstracts on your recent research on this topic.
The abstract submission deadline is Wednesday 14 January 2015.
Please follow this link to the abstract submission portal:

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Digitalglobe Webinars

Digitalglobe provides webinars that may be of interest, visit their website here.

York University to celebrate innovative research in the Faculty of Science and Engineering

York University in Toronto will be hosting a series of research celebrations over the next few months to showcase and recognize innovative research underway in each of York's Faculties

For more details see article here


University of Toronto, Centre for Environment Seminars and Events

For more information about events at U of T that my be of interest to members please follow the links below

Climate
Distinguished Lecturer Series
Memorial Lectures
Environment Seminar Series

CASI Toronto Branch - Technical Meetings & Events

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