Is mapping really the ultimate equalizer?

Posted 6 months ago

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When I was seven (7) years old, one of my favorite leisure activities was drawing the political map of my country, Ghana in West Africa, showing all then ten (10) administrative regions. I was very proud of my drawings (on hindsight, I should have had them framed). This map was a basic map which visually […]

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My Experiences at Esri User Conferences in 2019

Posted 9 months ago

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Hi all! This is Manpreet from UW! This past year I had the great opportunity to have been able to attend the Esri International User Conference in San Diego from July 8-12. I received this opportunity along with some fellow grad students at UW from winning the annual ECCE App Challenge held in 2019. We […]

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Growth of the ECCE App Challenge!

Posted 9 months ago

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What is the ECCE App Challenge? The ECCE App Challenge is a coding competition held by Esri Canada. It is designed to help promote GIS innovation and creativity within the Centres of Excellence that are located across Canadian universities and institutions. Growth in the Number of Teams Although the challenge first started in 2015 with just […]

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Meet the winners of the ECCE App Challenge 2019

Posted 1 year ago

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This year we held the fifth annual ECCE App Challenge, which has proven to be another great success. We had another a record turnout, with 24 teams participating from all 11 ECCE schools across Canada. The teams participating in the challenge this year were all tasked to create an app that addresses issues related to […]

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ECCE App Challenge 2019 – How We Made an AR App in 5 Days

Posted 1 year ago

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The App Challenge project that Jaydeep discusses below can be viewed from his team’s profile on the ECCE GitHub website: https://esricanada-ce.github.io/appchallenge/2019/teams/uw/SpectaculAR/ ECCE App Challenge 2019 – How We Made an AR App in 5 days This post is co-written by my teammate Manpreet Chahal. Since 2015, the Esri Canada Centres of Excellence (ECCE) has been hosting […]

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