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MGUG Fall Conference - September 30, 2011



Date: September 30th, 2011
Time: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Canad Inns Destination Centre Fort Garry
Celebrations Dinner Theatre
1824 Pembina Highway

MGUG Fall Conference Agenda
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MGUG Fall Conference Program
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MGUG Fall Conference 2011 Sponsorship Information
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MGUG Fall Conference Cost
»Student: $15.00
»Earlybird Registration (Before August 31, 2011): $40.00
»Regular Admission (After August 31, 2011): $60.00

Accomodation at Canad Inns
»Parking is FREE and if you or your group require accommodation at Canad Inns for the event, Canad Inns Destination Centre Fort Garry is offering a discounted room rate of $102.00 plus taxes to our out of town guests.
»A block of rooms has been reserved (after August 28th, 2011) under the group code: #171865 -- MGUG Conference.
»Please call Canad Inns directly to book your room: Phone toll free 1-888-332-2623 or local 1-204-261-7450.

ICE-BREAKER PRE-CONFERENCE RECEPTION - September 29th, 2011

5:30pm - 7:30pm - September 29th: Ice‐Breaker Pre-Conference Reception ‐ Tavern United Pub

2011 MGUG FALL CONFERENCE AGENDA - September 30th, 2011

7:30am - 8:30am - Registration, Reception & Networking (Breakfast Sponsored by TECTERRA Inc., Manitoba Hydro, Cansel & ATLIS Geomatics Inc.)

8:30am - 8:40am - Introductions and Opening Remarks (Ariel Lupu, MGUG Executive and Master of Ceremonies)

8:40am - 9:10am - Bing Mapping Services (Anne Skinner, Bing Maps Solution Specialist, Microsoft Canada Inc.) »Click Here to View Presentation

9:10am - 9:40am - Windows Azure “Cloud Computing” (Mike Pastushak, Azure Solution Specialist, Microsoft Canada Inc.) »Click Here to View Presentation

9:40am - 10:10am - Good Cents for Geomatics (Dr. Mohamed Abousalem, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), TECTERRA Inc.) »Click Here to View Presentation

10:10am - 11:00am - Morning Break, Vendors’ Showcase & Networking (Refreshments Sponsored by Canad Inns Destination Centre Fort Garry)

11:00am - 11:20am - Using Advanced Mapping Software to Tell the Weather Story (John Sauder, Meteorologist, CBC News) »Click Here to View Presentation

11:20am - 11:30am - MGUG Post-Secondary Award Presentations (Dr. Christopher Storie & Dr. David Walker, MGUG Education Executives) - Draw for 9 FREE Student Registrations Provided by TECTERRA Inc. (Dr. Mohamed Abousalem, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), TECTERRA Inc.)

11:30am - 12:00pm - MGUG Annual General Meeting Business (MGUG Vice-President Tony Viveiros); Board Introduction, MGUG Chair Reports, Constitutional Amendments, Potential MGUG Name Change »Click Here to View Presentation

12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch Break, Vendors’ Showcase & Networking

1:10pm - 1:40pm - The Use of Geographic Data at Winnipeg Transit (Björn Rådström, Transit Planner & Mascilline Hama, Transit Planning Assistant, Winnipeg Transit) »Click Here to View Presentation

1:40pm - 2:00pm - Insect Control Using GIS & GPS Technologies (Taz Stuart, Entomologist, City of Winnipeg) »Click Here to View Presentation

2:00pm - 2:20pm - Using GIS Technologies to Describe Aquatic Habitat for Decision-Making in the Environmental Assessment Process (Gaylen Eaton & Jarod Larter, GIS Specialists, North/South Consultants Inc.) »Click Here to View Presentation

2:20pm - 2:40pm - A Social Studies GIS Lesson Using Local Manitoba Caribou Data
(Tony Viveiros, Manitoba Conservation & Bob Austman, Manitoba Model Forest (MBMF)) »Click Here to View Presentation

2:40pm - 3:10pm - Afternoon Break, Vendors’ Showcase & Networking (Refreshments & Snacks Sponsored by Hatch Ltd.)

3:10pm - 3:30pm - Open Data Initiatives, Mobile Devices & Geo-Apps (Susan Romeo-Gilbert, Principle Platform Specialist & Nik Garkusha, Open Platforms Lead, Microsoft Canada Inc.) »Click Here to View Presentation

3:30pm - 4:30pm - Lightning Talks - 10 Minutes Each

  • GeoManitoba Update (Greg Carlson, Director, GeoManitoba) »Click Here to View Presentation
  • Geocaching in Manitoba (Jacques Bourgeois, Manitoba Geocaching Association (MBGA)) »Click Here to View Presentation
  • Winnipeg CrimeStat Analysis Mapping (Cindy Brown, Crime Analyst, Winnipeg Police Service (WPS))
  • The Role of LiDAR & Aerial Imaging in Emergency Flooding (Daniel Brooker, ATLIS Geomatics Inc. & Michelle Méthot, Manitoba Water Stewardship) »Click Here to View Presentation
  • Data Inventory Heritage Resource Tracking (DIHRT) (Lisa Bobbie, Northern Lights Heritage Services Inc. (NLHSI) & Ben Schmidt, Manitoba Hydro)

4:30pm - 4:35pm - Closing Remarks & Adjournment (Ariel Lupu, MGUG Executive)

4:35pm - 6:30pm - Cash Bar & Music (Vendors’ Showcase & Networking)

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