GeoAlliance Canada will be established as a not-for-profit organization (NPO). The membership will be representative of the Sector, with members coming from Government, Business, Education and Not-for-profit organizations. These Member Types are as follows:
Not-for-profit: Associations, foundations and other not-for-profit corporations that represent the interests of different groups in the geomatics sector
Government: Federal, provincial and local government departments and agencies that are providers or users of geospatial information products, services or technologies
Business: Companies that are providers or users of geospatial information products, services or technologies
Education: Faculties or departments of post-secondary educational institutions that have geomatics education and training programs
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Our focus is on projects that will address the objectives laid out in the Pan-Canadian Geomatics Strategy by carrying out the initiatives identified in the Action and Implementation Plan.
Some examples of high priority projects include:
A national outreach and awareness building campaign to communicate the role and value of the Geomatics Sector's products and services;
Promotion of three significant nation/community building projects of common interest to government and industry, to help catalyze and unify the Canadian Geomatics Community and strengthen its ability to address rapidly changing geospatial market needs;
Reinvestment in authoritative core geospatial information to meet recognized needs and ensure that the predicted benefits of opening access to this information under open data policies will be attained.