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A Successful GIS Day 2017

Another successful GIS Day at the college has passed. This year our theme was “Data for Good” and we had some excellent student posters come out of it. This year’s posters focused more on the data then on the display; certainly more interesting for me then they’ve been in the past. We also had a small poster session from our bachelor’s students—their projects look quite interesting this year.

GIS Day & OSM Week Event!

We're celebrating GIS Day and OSM Geography Awareness Week 2017 at Selkirk College!

IODC 2016

The 4th International Open Data Conference, also known as IODC 16, was held in Madrid, Spain on the 6th and 7th of October 2016. Besides the two days of the official conference, 28 pre-events were held from the 3rd to the 5th, creating a weeklong open data celebration in Madrid.

Open Data for Open Government in Rural BC

In April of this year Canada’s Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) announced the results of the second competition for grants from the Community and College Social Innovation Fund (CCSIF). It was a day I had long been waiting for and when I got a text message from my Dean saying that there was some good news I could feel my heartbeat accelerate.