Two University of Saskatchewan students have had their work published in an unusual venue – a calendar. Jingting Lei and Xiaojing Lu, mentored by Dr. Winston Zeng, of The Spatial Initiative, produced a map of aboriginal communities in northern Saskatchewan. This map was compiled in response to multiple requests to The Spatial Initiative for high quality maps for northern areas, including northern Saskatchewan. Continue reading
The license servers for ArcGIS have been updated to the current release of ArcGIS, 10.4, giving researchers and computer labs the opportunity to install the latest release.
ESRI, the makers of the ArcGIS software, is holding their user conference in Saskatoon on the 16th of September. There are early bird rates available until September 5. Details are available on the conference web site.
Attendees normally pay ~$150. However, the fee for educators/students is $35, which includes a hot lunch and reception. Please note that a valid U of S ID is required to qualify for the reduced rate.
If you are available to present your work (e.g., posters) to the GIS community, please contact André Piasta at firstname.lastname@example.org
After you click “Register Now” on the conference site, on the registration page you can select Educator/Student as “attendee type” which should trigger the reduced rate.
Should you have any questions, please contact André Piasta at email@example.com.
City Engine is a modeller for urban landscapes that ESRI acquired to complement their ArcGIS software. A new version has recently been released and is available under our academic license with ESRI. Continue reading
We have a few changes to announce – new versions of ArcGIS and MATLAB, and an updated ICT web site. Continue reading
Here is developing news on MATLAB (updates & conference), ArcGIS (updates) and Maple (conference). Continue reading
The ArcGIS (ESRI) contract has been renewed for another three year period. SIAST and the University are partners in this agreement, as both institutions use the software. Continue reading