GeoGeeksatHome is about all things Geo, Geotech, GIS, mapping, mobile, and location technology. Glenn (@gletham) chats with geo technology professionals from around the world about their career, work, and their geo lifestyle.
Extreme social distancing: Meet a husband and wife currently separated by the closed U.S. border, interviewed by CBC Radio's Kathryn Marlow - There's been a lot of talk about the U.S. border, and when it might re-open to anything other than essential travel. Both the federal and provincial governments seem happy to keep it mostly closed for now. But at least one Victoria resident is itching to be able to travel south again. Glenn Letham has got someone important to see -- his wife Noelle Maestas.
Aired: May 13, 2020 on CBC Radio Victoria, AllPointsWest - Audio credit CBC
Join Glenn and Rich as they discuss the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the effect on the GIS and geospatial technology sector, in particular education and E (onlnine) learning. Rich, Ph.D. and GISP, is an industry veteran and a highly skilled, seasoned education leader with more than twenty-two years of experience in online program and curriculum development, e-learning, academic administration/operations, educational technologies, project management, and relationship development. You can connect with Rich via https://www.linkedin.com/in/richschultzgis/
- Recorded March 27, 2020
Enjoy this discussion as Glenn chats with Will Cadell, sitting at home in Prince George, BC. Will is the founder and CEO of SparkGeo, a geospatial partner for some of the biggest brands in technology. Will is also the Chair of Innovation Central Society, a non-profit focused on supporting technology entrepreneurs in Northern British Columbia. Enjoy this discussion of GIS and Geotech in Canada and learn about Sparkegeo, webmap analytics, and Will's involvement in a recent trade mission that brought him to the UK to share his geotech expertise as it could be applied to the space program.
Recorded on March 26, 2020. Glenn has a talk with a long time colleague, Bill Emison of Diversified Communications (www.divcom.com). Bill is the conference chair of the popular International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) https://www.lidarmap.org/ and AECNext https://www.aecnext.com/. Bill shares details of how he is coping with the current "work from home" situation and the challenges he and his team face in the event planning and production space. He discusses how ILMF was recently canceled and delves into what people can expect from next year's event. Diversified Communications is keeping tabs on the location technology sector via news, webinars, educational and editorial content via their web portals Commercial UAV News and SPAR3D. Enjoy the chat and you can connect with Bill on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/billemison/
Dave MacLean is GIS Faculty, Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia, a Fellow, Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and co-Director, Esri Canada Centre of Excellence (COGS). In this episode, Glenn chats with Dave about GIS in higher education, challenges of delivering remote / virtual curriculum to students during the coronavirus lockdown, they discuss GIS in Canada, GeoEDU topics and more. Dave can be found on Twitter @DaveatCOGS and you can learn more about COGGS https://www.nscc.ca/explorenscc/campuses/cogs/
Tags: GIS, mapping, Esri, distance learning, GIS post grad, Nova Scotia, coronavirus, education, geography, geogeek, arcgis
Glenn sits down and has a conversation with David Hansen, CEO of Esri silver business partner company, GEO Jobe GIS. Glenn and David discuss a number of topics including the recent Esri business partner conference (EPC) and DevSummit, life at GEO Jobe for their employees and some of the lastest services and solutions from GEO Jobe including their new enterprise deployment services, Admin Tools for ArcGIS (Top application in the Esri marketplace), and a new product coming out soon, BackupmyOrg which will be the third product filling out a trio of apps that the team will be offering as their "ABC"s solution for the ArcGIS administrators. You can connect with GEO Jobe on twitter @geojobegis and also learn more at https://www.geo-jobe.com/
In GeoGeeksatHome Glenn has a late-night discussion with Adam Simmons, creator of https://www.projectgeospatial.com/ online news and information resource for the GIS & geospatial community. Adam is also an industry podcaster and has been very involved in the Geoint community for a number of years. In this episode, we discuss the annual USGIF Geoint conference, geointel community topics and more. Adam is currently working at home in the DC area
Episode #1 of the #GEOGEEKSATHOME Podcast. In this episode, Glenn is connecting with GIS, geotech, and mapping professionals around the world while we are all working from home during these interesting times. Enjoy this chat with GIS pro Rob Brook - a GIS guru for the utilities sector and owner of Hecatic Labs