The DNA of geospatial technology is changing.

The landscape of geospatial technology is changing; geospatial elements are being integrated into new technologies, supercharging the power of new-found data. The geospatial sector is evolving into an advanced industry with a brilliant future. Location data is bringing new context to businesses looking to understand how to solve problems in different ways and become more resilient. We are moving into a time where geospatial professionals and technologists are evolving as quickly as the sector is to meet new demands. Our industry is reforming with the fusing of historic geospatial technologies with new technologies and practices to create a new future for our sector, and countless others.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Hotel Check-in

Once you arrive in Banff, you’ll be able to check into your hotel room at the Rimrock Resort Hotel from 4:00 PM.

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Welcome Drinks

Pick up your badge and join us in the Wildrose Function room for welcome drinks.

Thursday, May 5, 2022

7:00 AM – 8:30 AM


Join your peers for breakfast and networking in the dining room.

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM

Welcome Remarks

The conference kicks off with welcoming remarks and an introduction to the 2021 theme, Recombination.

Jonathan Neufeld



8:45 AM – 9:15 AM

Opening Remarks

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM


Joe Morrison

VP of Commercial Projects


10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Coffee Break

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Geospatial Tech: An Industry Evolving

Dr. Lynn Moorman
Professor, Earth and Environmental Science,
Mount Royal University

Dr. Xin Wang, Professor of Geomatics, University of Calgary

Mike Allan, President & CEO, Routeique

David Choi
Product Manager,

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Recombination: Talk

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Lunch & Networking

Join attendees in the Vistas Dining Room for lunch and networking.

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

The New Era of Space Technology: The Quest of What Now and What’s Next?

Stephen Achal
Founder & CEO,
4pii Labs

Jonathan Dyer, CEO, Muon Space

Callie Lissinna, Co-Founder & COO, Wyvern Space


2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Recombination: Talk

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Coffee Break

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM


4:00 PM – 4:45 PM


Kelly Zwarych


AeroLab Tech

6:15 PM

Social Event Shuttle Departure

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

NORTH51 Summit Social at the Bison Restaurant

We’re taking the party to the heart of Banff for an evening of networking, music, and local farm-to-table fare.

Friday, May 6, 2022

7:00 AM – 8:30 AM


Join your peers for breakfast and networking in the Rimrock Resort Hotel Dining Room.

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM

Day One Recap & Opening Remarks

Jonathan Neufeld



8:45 AM – 9:15 PM

Recombination: Talk

9:15 AM – 9:45 AM

Recombination: Talk

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM

Coffee Break

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

Meeting the challenge of climate change from the ground up


Stephane Germain, President, GHGsat



11:15 AM – 12:00 PM


12:00 PM

Closing Remarks

The conference closes with closing remarks for Jon Neufeld.

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