Thank you to all that submitted, the nomination period is closed.


 

INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR

Those who have influence on us have the capacity to be a compelling force and produce effects on the actions, behaviors and opinions of others – perhaps even an industry. This award honours such leadership and outstanding contribution to the field of geospatial technologies. Reserved for individuals or teams who have demonstrated significant influence on the world around them.

Eligibility:

  • Open to any professional working in Canada
  • Must have demonstrated and influence change in the geospatial community

Nominees: 

Sean Greenwood, President, CanadianUAVs

Luc Rodgers, CEO, SurveryLife Software

Wade Barnes, CEO, Farmers Edge

COMPANY OF THE YEAR

We achieve excellence when we are great at what we do – often times these companies are too busy being excellent to notice they have an impact. This award salutes the leaders who create best practices and set an unmatched example for the industry.

Eligibility:

  • Open to all Canadian Geospatial organizations
  • Must be demonstrating excellence in the geo-community

Nominees: 

Intermap

Lim Geomatics

MappedIn 

STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Entrepreneurs are often known as risk-takers, problem-solvers, and big-thinkers. They go where no one else has gone before. Growing a new business is challenging work, which is why this award recognizes the startups who have made outstanding achievements for their business using geospatial technologies.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a Canadian start-up organization
  • Less than 4 years in business
  • Less than 12 employees
  • Less than $1M in annual revenue

Nominees: 

Geosapiens

LocalIntel

VeloGuide

WOMAN OF IMPACT

This award is simple – it honours the women who have made significant accomplishments for their industries, and are sought out as respected advisors, mentors and leaders with in the field of geomatics. This category is open to any inspirational woman, at any level of her career, who is doing remarkable things.

Eligibility:

  • Open to any professional working in Canada
  • Must have demonstrated and influenced change in the geospatial community

Nominees: 

Cara Wolf, CEO, Ammolite Strategies 

Mozhdeh Shahbazi, Assistant Professor,  UofC

Sonja Behmel, CEO, WaterShed Monitoring

MOST DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Disruption happens when a radical change impacts an industry – or creates a new market. Geomatics has played a crucial role in distribution of technologies in both the public and private sector. This award celebrates the companies that are demonstrating significant technology leaps that impact change within a market or industry.

Eligibility:

  • Open to any Canadian organization
  • Must demonstrate a significant technology leap
  • Must be significantly changing a market or industry

Nominees: 

Ingu Solutions

RunWithIt Synthetics

VizworX

 

STUDENT LEADERSHIP IN GEOSPATIAL

Some of the brightest minds were known to display leadership qualities at an early age. They displayed initiative and perseverance to accomplish something great. This award honours the students who are already seen as leaders in the field of geospatial.

Eligibility:

  • Open to any Canadian STEM student working on innovative geospatial technology solutions

Nominees: 

Edmond Leahy, ​University of Calgary

Kate Pexman, ​University of Calgary

Tania Khalafbeigi, ​University of Calgary

INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR

Those who have influence on us have the capacity to be a compelling force and produce effects on the actions, behaviors and opinions of others – perhaps even an industry. This award honours such leadership and outstanding contribution to the field of geospatial technologies. Reserved for individuals or teams who have demonstrated significant influence on the world around them.

Eligibility:

  • Open to any professional working in Canada
  • Must have demonstrated and influence change in the geospatial community

Nominees: 

Sean Greenwood, President, CanadianUAVs

Luc Rodgers, CEO, SurveryLife Software

Wade Barnes, CEO, Farmers Edge

COMPANY OF THE YEAR

We achieve excellence when we are great at what we do – often times these companies are too busy being excellent to notice they have an impact. This award salutes the leaders who create best practices and set an unmatched example for the industry.

Eligibility:

  • Open to all Canadian Geospatial organizations
  • Must be demonstrating excellence in the geo-community

Nominees: 

Intermap

Lim Geomatics

MappedIn 

STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Entrepreneurs are often known as risk-takers, problem-solvers, and big-thinkers. They go where no one else has gone before. Growing a new business is challenging work, which is why this award recognizes the startups who have made outstanding achievements for their business using geospatial technologies.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a Canadian start-up organization
  • Less than 4 years in business
  • Less than 12 employees
  • Less than $1M in annual revenue

Nominees: 

Geosapiens

LocalIntel

VeloGuide

WOMAN OF IMPACT

This award is simple – it honours the women who have made significant accomplishments for their industries, and are sought out as respected advisors, mentors and leaders with in the field of geomatics. This category is open to any inspirational woman, at any level of her career, who is doing remarkable things.

Eligibility:

  • Open to any professional working in Canada
  • Must have demonstrated and influenced change in the geospatial community

Nominees: 

Cara Wolf, CEO, Ammolite Strategies 

Mozhdeh Shahbazi, Assistant Professor,  UofC

Sonja Behmel, CEO, WaterShed Monitoring

MOST DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Disruption happens when a radical change impacts an industry – or creates a new market. Geomatics has played a crucial role in distribution of technologies in both the public and private sector. This award celebrates the companies that are demonstrating significant technology leaps that impact change within a market or industry.

Eligibility:

  • Open to any Canadian organization
  • Must demonstrate a significant technology leap
  • Must be significantly changing a market or industry

Nominees: 

Ingu Solutions

RunWithIt Synthetics

VizworX

 

STUDENT LEADERSHIP IN GEOSPATIAL

Some of the brightest minds were known to display leadership qualities at an early age. They displayed initiative and perseverance to accomplish something great. This award honours the students who are already seen as leaders in the field of geospatial.

Eligibility:

  • Open to any Canadian STEM student working on innovative geospatial technology solutions

Nominees: 

Edmond Leahy, ​University of Calgary

Kate Pexman, ​University of Calgary

Tania Khalafbeigi, ​University of Calgary