Space-Time! Geo-enabling the Internet of Things

Event Details

Save the date: February 4, 2016 at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown

What does your house, local store, water system, transit bus and hospital all have in common? They are becoming members of an expanding Internet of Things (IoT): a sensor web of devices connected to one another via the internet to provide real-time data about infrastructure, weather, traffic, customers and services. Join us on February 4th, 2016 for URISA BC's one day seminar entitled Space-Time! Geo-enabling the Internet of Things as we explore how GIS is playing an important role in geo-enabling the synthesis, display and analysis of the IoT's data streams making them useful across a wide range of application areas that include public works, transportation, emergency management, tourism and sustainability.

Date: February 4, 2016
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Hilton Vancouver Metrotown 6083 MacKay Avenue, Burnaby, BC


  • GIS In 2020: Mad Max, Beyond Geodome!
    Presented by Chris North, ESRI
  • CityHub: A Cloud Based Smart City Platform
    Presented by Dr. Rodger Lea, Sense Tecnic Systems Inc.
  • A Lightweight, Geo-semantics Platform for Urban IoT
    Presented by Ron Lake, Galdos Systems
  • Open Data Mashups for Flood Management
    Presented by Matt Osler, City of Surrey
  • How IoT is Improving Service and ROI for Emergency Services, Businesses, and Local Government
    Presented by Aaron Koning, Safe Software Inc.
  • Internet of Transport Things (IoT2)
    Presented by Clark Lim, Acuere Consulting Inc.
  • Tracking ships ... not your #1 IOT idea ... but cool nonetheless
    Presented by Dave Gibbon, Boundless
  • The Era of Connection - Helping you Connect Both the Digital and Physical World
    Presented by Pete Southwood, AutoDesk

Speaker Biographies, Abstracts, and Presentations


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