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CRSS-SCT Now Has 5 Chapters Across Canada

NOVEMBER 27 2014, 22H45 | By


The CRSS-SCT Executive is pleased to announce four new Chapters, in the Atlantic Region; Toronto Ontario; Lethbridge Alberta, and in the Kootenay Region of south-eastern B.C.  These new Chapters join with the long established CRSS-SCT Ottawa Chapter in fostering local remote sensing events and activities to members of the CRSS-SCT.  Look out for events being hosted by your local Chapter or contact the individual(s) below for more information. If interested to form a new Chapter, please contact the CRSS-SCT President [President(at)] or any member of the CRSS-SCT Executive.

CRSS-SCT Chapter Chair (or Co-Chairs) Contact Information:

CRSS-SCT Atlantic Chapter: Brigitte Leblon [bleblon(at)]

CRSS-SCT Ottawa Chapter: Peter White... + More


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CRSS Toronto Chapter to Participate at OARS Technical Meeting, Nov 20 2014



CRSS Toronto Chapter is participating in the coming OARS Technical meeting to be held on November 20, 2014 at Optech Corporate Headquarters, 300 Interchange Way, Vaughan, Ontario at 12:00 pm. Optech Inc, the world leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced LiDAR and camera survey instruments, will present the latest innovations and developments in the field. If you wish to attend, please send your name and affiliation by Friday November 14 to Dr. Baoxin Hu at or Dr. Ahmed Shaker at . List of attendees must be provided in advance to Optech.

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CRSS-SCT Partners with GoGeomatics for Back to School Socials September 24-26th, 2014.



The Canadian Remote Sensing Society is pleased to be one of the sponsors of the GoGeomatics Back to School Cross-Canada Socials this September. These events are being held in various cities across the country and are open to students, industry professionals, and managers. These events allow you the chance to mingle and make new contacts. Events are being held in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa, Niagra and Halifax. Check out the dates, times and venues at each location  ( and if an event is in your area be sure to take it... + More


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Conference Summary + CRSS-SCT AGM and new 2014-2015 Executive

JULY 20 2014, 19H13 | By CRSS-SCT_ NEWSPOST


The IGARSS-2014/35th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing was a tremendous success last week in Québec City. It was a full week of plenary and special sessions, a top science program of oral and poster presentations, exhibiter and partner booths, award presentations, many social and networking opportunities, a memorable banquet, and much more.


The CRSS-SCT Annual General Meeting was held 18 July 2014 at the conference. CRSS-SCT President Monique Bernier summarized all the progress and new changes during her tenure, Treasurer Joe Piwowar provided a full report on the Society's finances, Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Coops presented new arrangements for CJRS, National Awards Chair Anne Smith announced the full slate of... + More


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IGARSS-2014/35th CSRS Opens in Québec City; Major Awards Announced

JULY 14 2014, 14H13 | By CRSS-SCT_ NEWSPOST


The Canadian Remote Sensing Society is delighted to welcome all members and delegates to IGARSS-2014/35th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing, which was opened this morning in Québec City by General Conference Chair and CRSS-SCT President Monique Bernier. This was followed by welcomes from CSA President Walter Natynczyk, NRCan ADM Brian Gray, IEEE Director Marina Ruggieri, IEEE GRSS President Melba Crawford, and CRSS-SCT Vice-President Anne Smith. This was followed by four Plenary Presentations on the Conference Theme "Energy and our Changing Planet" by international experts from France, USA, Canada and South Africa.


Major CRSS-SCT Award medalists were announced at the Opening Session this... + More


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CRSS-SCT signs MOU with CCA

JUNE 18 2014, 07H23 | By CRSS-SCT_ NEWSPOST


CRSS-SCT is pleased to announce it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Canadian Cartographic Association (CCA). Current plans include a partnered national conference in Winnipeg in 2016, as well as other initiatives. Building on past collaborations (e.g. 2010 Symposium in Regina SK), this partnership will provide mutual benefits to members of both organizations.

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CRSS-SCT signs MOU with OARS

JUNE 18 2014, 07H19 | By CRSS-SCT_ NEWSPOST


CRSS-SCT is pleased to announce it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ontario Association of Remote Sensing (OARS). Formed in 1972, OARS has a long tradition in Ontario with many remote sensing scientists and practitioners having served on both Executives at various times. Current plans include partnered events in the Toronto area and elsewhere.

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Reminder - IGARSS 2014 / 35th Canadian Symposium Registration Deadlines

MAY 09 2014, 08H52 | By CRSS-SCT_ NEWSPOST


A reminder of upcoming registration deadlines for IGARSS 2014 / 35th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing (CSRS) 13-18 July 2014 Québec City, Canada:

16 May 2014 : Author Registration Deadline.  Papers without an author registered by this date will be withdrawn.

31 May 2014:  Advance Rate Deadline. After this date, higher registration rates apply.

Member Discount: 
You must be a CRSS-SCT Member or an IEEE Member at the time of registration to receive the Member discount. You can join CRSS-SCT at this web-site or to join GRSS see

Please see the IGARSS-2014/35th CSRS Conference web-site and click  'Registration'... + More


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CRSS-SCT Signs MOU with AGG - Next event 9 April

APRIL 07 2014, 13H14 | By CRSS-SCT_ NEWSPOST


CRSS-SCT is pleased to announce it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to partner with the Alberta Geomatics Group. AGG promotes the Geomatics industry by facilitating opportunities for information sharing and networking such as hosting educational and social events in Alberta.

Join us Wed 9 April at the Lethbridge AGG Lunch & Learn with Owen Brown (ISIS Geomatics), and CRSS-SCT Past-President... + More


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CRSS-SCT Signs National MOU with GoGeomatics Canada - Next event 19 April



CRSS-SCT is pleased to announce it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with GoGeomatics Canada.  

Our two national organizations have collaborated on a number of successful and popular social and scientific events in recent months. 

Our next partnered event is 19 April in Ottawa - details here - to discuss and debate the National Geomatics Strategy. All are welcome. Results will be sent to major stakeholders... + More


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