Continuing Professional Development for Canada's Professional Surveyors
Développement professionnel continu pour les arpenteurs-géomètre du Canada

This website is a cooperative of Canada's Provincial and Federal Professional Land Surveying Associations and public and private education providers for the purpose of advancing Continuing Professional Development of Canada's professional Land Surveyors.

Ce site a été conçu en collaboration avec les ordres provinciaux et fédéraux d’arpenteurs-géomètres du Canada ainsi que des fournisseurs de formation publics et privés dans le but de faire progresser le développement professionnel continu des arpenteurs-géomètres du Canada.

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GeoEd is a place where surveyors across Canada can connect about CPD opportunities!

Cybersecurity and Data Protection: Pandemic Edition

Presented by: Claudiu Popa cybersecurity expert and principal risk advisor at Datarisk Canada & Scott Smith

Join certified cyber security and privacy expert Claudiu Popa for this insightful and practical exploration of the current digital landscape and shifting regulatory environment, with a Pandemic Cybersecurity Update, an overview of privacy and security best practices, the importance of identity protection, and how to handle sensitive information. This will be followed by an interactive discussion on the use of defensive technology and securing your home and business environment.

Understanding generations, gender and cultures in the workforce today

Presented by Barb Schimnowsky Search Principal and Practice Co-Leader at WATSON

This 90-minute workshop will provide you with insights into how each generation thinks, and a step-by-step process to ensure there’s an orderly transition of ownership that meets the needs of both parties.

Framework Agreement on First Nations Land Management

Presented by: Tania Bigstone & Steve Minnie

This course will review the current implementation state of the Framework Agreement across the country including recent amendments to both the agreement and its ratifying legislation the First Nations Lands Management Act (FNLMA). The presentation will provide updates on efforts to build a better understanding of surveying in communities, to build tools and processes to address boundary conflicts, and to address Indian Act related legacy land survey and boundary issues on First Nation’s lands.

Best Practices- Field Procedures for GNSS

Presented by: Dr. Robert Radovanovic

This course includes an overview of practical issues surrounding the use of GNSS in land surveying.

In addition, topics such as redundancy and reliability in RTK surveys are discussed, as are the concepts of datums and reference systems. Additional discussion around modernized position techniques, such as PPK and discussions of kinematic GPS positioning accuracies will be highlighted as well.