You love maps and computers, preferably at the same time! If you don't own a GPS, you kind of wish you did. You know what the acronym ESRI stands for. When someone offers you data, you say "yes!"

Victoria is a hot-bed of geospatial technology and GIS smarts, but the community is fragmented and doesn't talk amongst itself nearly enough! We have much to learn from one another: what is the state of geodata, open government, open street mapping, open source software, new tricks for web mapping, and so on.

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  • New Member
    Denton Denton­ joined
    April 29
    "I'm a graphic designer working a visual history of Victoria's­ harbour as a personal project."
  • New Member
    Andre D Andre D joined
    April 3
    Andre D
    "I'm an exploration geologist recently moved to the island. I love GIS, GPS, and traditional navigation. Always looking for practical ways to integrate these things in my work and my leisure time. Would be great to meet some like-minded geeks."
  • New Member
    pete pete­ joined
    April 3
    "I have used GIS and GPS since the early 1990s as a tool for ecological study and research. I'm interested in emerging GPS tech, esp. custom built equipment, and with OpenSource GIS."
  • New Member
    Tim W. Tim W. joined
    April 3
    Tim W.
    "Network Analyst/Server Administrator with Shaw Communications.­ Program, Hike, Camp, OSM when I can."
  • New Member
    Nathan E. Nathan E. joined
    April 3
    Nathan E.
    "I have been involved in GIS for over 17 years with a military background in the Canadian Forces Communications and Electronics Branch and a post-graduate advanced diploma in GIS. My current role with Esri Canada places me in a unique situation provid"
  • New Member
    David B David B joined
    February 22
    David B
  • New Member
    Ana K. Ana K. joined
    February 22
    Ana K.
    "would like to learn about mapping"
  • New Member
    Gail Gail­ joined
    February 22
    "I'm new to Victoria, recently graduated from Algonquin'­s GIS and would like to meet local GIS users."
  • New comment
    Kevin S.

    "Sorry, I forgot about the meetup when my new monitors arrived. I'll try to have a presentatio­n on fantasy/fic­tional mapping for the next meet up."

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  • New RSVP
    Kevin M. Kevin M. RSVPed Yes­ for Meet and Geogeek the Victoria style
    February 6
    Kevin M.
    Feb 6
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