Meet the winners of the ECCE App Challenge 2017

Posted 5 years ago

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This year, we had a great competition for the App Challenge, with 17 teams from ECCE schools across Canada submitting their own custom apps based on the theme for the challenge: sustainable transportation. Each team created their app using Esri techonology and open data, along with documentation that included a team mission statement, an overview […]

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The ECCE App Challenge 2017

Posted 5 years ago

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One of the best ways to learn any technology is to be presented with a challenge to apply it to a specific problem or purpose. We have recently seen some great successes by our own ECCE student associates in the Esri Global Content Challenge, and the International Year of Global Understanding storymap competition. Both of […]

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Reflecting on the Esri DevSummit 2017

Posted 5 years ago

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Three weeks ago, some of our Higher Education staff from Esri Canada’s Education and Research team had the opportunity to attend the Esri DevSummit in Palm Springs. A few members of the ECCE program from COGS and McMaster were also able to take advantage of the free registration, including two of our own ECCE student […]

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SFU ECCE @ the Vancouver UC

Posted 5 years ago

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On November 2, the Esri Canada User Conference was held in Vancouver, BC.  During the plenary Dr. Brent Hall, Director of Education and Research at Esri Canada, presented an overview of the progress that we have made over recent years in supporting the adoption and use of GIS technology in education institutions across Canada (e.g., […]

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Higher Education at the 2016 Esri Canada Toronto UC

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The Esri Canada Toronto User Conference yesterday was a great success. Out of a total of 1100 people registered, over 200 were from the education community. We had over two dozen presenters in four concurrent sessions over the course of the afternoon dedicated to the higher education and research track. We saw presentations covering an […]

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Student awards: Esri Canada GIS scholarships and the Esri Young Scholars Award

Posted 7 years ago

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This post was contributed by Krista Amolins, a Higher Education Developer and Analyst of the Education and Research department at Esri Canada. For the past decade, Esri Canada has been supporting students through the Esri Canada GIS Scholarships program. Close to 60 colleges and universities across Canada participate in this program each year. The selected students […]

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Strengthening the Link Between GIS and Science with SciPy

Posted 7 years ago

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Redlands, California — Geography is the science of our world, and GIS is a foundational technology for helping us to better understand that science. To further strengthen the link between GIS and science, today at the Ocean GIS Forum Esri is pleased to announce the integration of SciPy, a Python-based ecosystem of open-source software for […]

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