2023 CCA Mapping Competitions 1

2023 CCA Mapping Competitions

The CCA executive are accepting entries to the 2023 CCA Mapping Competitions. Did you know that you can submit any map that you have created during the school year? Find out more …

Peter Atwood - Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia

2022 CCA President’s Prize – Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia

The 2022 college-level or CEGEP award was presented to Peter Atwood from the Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) / Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) for his map titled “Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia”

Mapping Definitions of Rurality in Ontario Daniel Kogan, Ryerson University

2022 CCA President’s Prize – Mapping Definitions of Rurality in Ontario

The 2022 University level award was presented to Daniel Kogan from Toronto Metropolitan University for his map titled “Mapping Definitions of Rurality in Ontario”

Retour au Rwanda Olmedo Elise, Université Concordia

2022 CCA Carto-Québec Prize – Retour au Rwanda

The 2022 Carto-Québec Prize University level was presented to Olmedo Elise from Université Concordia for her map titled “Retour au Rwanda”

2019 CCA Conference at UNBC in Prince George British Columbia

2022 Student Mapping Competition Entries

We would like to share the following entries for the CCA 2022 student map competitions.

Tim Webster – Exploring Multiple Types of LiDAR Maps and Applications

Lidar Research Focused on Mapping & Modeling in Coastal Zones – Dr. Tim Webster at CCA 2021

Keynote Presentation from the CCA event titled “2021 CCA Conference – Connecting the Dots for Multi-Dimensional Mapping” held May 26, 2021, where various members highlighted some contemporary discussions on LiDAR technology, web mapping, flood mapping, forestry, and Indigenous mapping in Canada.
Tim Webster provides an overview of the principles of lidar, describing the fundamental properties of the technology and details of various lidar platforms (airborne topographic, terrestrial, mobile, drone, bathymetric).

Anita Graser – Geospatial Data Analysis

Geospatial Data Analysis – Anita Graser Keynote Presentation CCA 2021 Annual Conference

Keynote Presentation from the CCA event titled “2021 CCA Conference – Connecting the Dots for Multi-Dimensional Mapping” held May 25th, 2021. Here Anita Graser demonstrates open source technologies, many that integrate with QGIS, and emphasizes the importance of interdisciplinary communication within teams to turn data into insight and understanding.

Empowering the Workforce of the Future with IoT and AI - Steve Liang 2

Empowering the Workforce of the Future with IoT and AI – Steve Liang

Keynote Presentation from the CCA event titled “2021 CCA Conference – Connecting the Dots for Multi-Dimensional Mapping” held May 25th, 2021. Here Steve Liang shares his vision for using Internet of Things (IoT = sensor network) data, including geospatial data, and intelligent automation (affordable, accurate enough predictions) to help workers focus on tasks requiring higher-level judgement to improve safety, productivity and decision making.

The Critical Importance of Historical Indigenous Cartography with Contributions to Euro/American/Canadian Cartography by Dan Cole

Critical Importance of Historical Indigenous Cartography with Contributions to Canadian Cartography (Mapping in Indigenous Contexts)

The video by Robert Gustas was one of the presentations from the CCA event titled “Mapping in Indigenous Contexts” held October 27, 2021, where various members highlighted some contemporary Indigenous cartography, GIS, and remote sensing projects in Canada.

Archaeological Remote Sensing with Indigenous Communities - William T. D. Wadsworth

Archaeological Remote Sensing with Indigenous Communities (Mapping in Indigenous Contexts)

The video by Robert Gustas was one of the presentations from the CCA event titled “Mapping in Indigenous Contexts” held October 27, 2021, where various members highlighted some contemporary Indigenous cartography, GIS, and remote sensing projects in Canada.